Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy provides enriched instruction in mathematics, science, and technology in an academically challenging, college preparatory environment. Teachers engage students with research-based practices to develop 21st century skills such as cooperative and collaborative learning and technology integration.
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2013-2014 School Calendar
School Performance Scores
We are proud to announce that the 2012-2013 School Perfomance Scores (SPS) were released and Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy is ranked second in Jefferson Parish and third in the state. Congratulations to all students, staff, teachers, and admininistrators!
On November 11, 2013, from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM, we will be hosting another very special blood drive on behalf of 11 year old John Nides, son of PFTSTA teacher Karen Kelley.
On September 5, 2013, Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy celebrated the architecture of education, as we dedicated our new school.
Principal of Year
Congratulations to Ms. Jaime Zapico who was selected Jefferson Parish Public Schools Middle School Principal of the Year!
Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy opens new campus in Avondale
The Jefferson Parish Public School System
will be accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school
Applications were made available on Friday, October 4, 2013 on the Advanced Studies Admissions page of the JPPSS website under downloads, at all JPPSS schools, and at the reception desk at 501 Manhattan Blvd, Harvey.
Summer Reading 2013
Student of the Year
Congratulations to Gavin Morrow, our Middle School Student of the Year and Allie Baldassaro, our High School Student of the Year!
Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy is one, of only seven, five-star schools in the New Orleans area. Congratulations to our teachers and students for their hard work! In addition, PFTSTA is the only high school in Louisiana to be awarded a Blue Ribbon by the US Department of Education.
School Performance Score
Congratulations Taylor Tigers! The School Performance Scores (SPS)
from the state of Louisiana are in, and it's unbelievable what all
of you have achieved. Patrick Taylor's score is a
185, demonstrating a growth of 26.1 points. Our school showed the
highest growth of any in the district and achieved a growth record
for Patrick Taylor as well. Congratulations to all of our
students, teachers, and parents for this huge accomplishment.
Patrick Taylor's SPS make it one of the top ten schools in the state of Louisiana.
2012 College Readiness Award
We are very excited to announce that Patrick Taylor received the "2012 College Readiness Award" from the Louisiana ACT Council for increasing the number of students taking the ACT Assessment over the past five years and significantly increasing their level of achievement and college readiness. I would also like to add that only 25 high schools in Louisiana were honored for this superior level of accomplishment.
Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy offers a wide variety of sports, clubs, and extracurricular activities at the middle and high school level.