JCPS Showcase of Schools Special Edition Newsletter
Join us for our 2019 Showcase of Schools on Oct. 12!

Before you decide which school your child will attend for the 2020-21 school year, be sure to visit the JCPS Showcase of Schools from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at the Kentucky International Convention Center . We have many great school choice options, and school and district staff will be available to share program highlights and answer questions.
Download our NEW Choices books for 2020-21!
In JCPS, we have high expectations for each of our students and proudly offer a variety of schools, programs, and activities to engage your child throughout his or her academic journey.

WATCH OUR VIDEO: For one day only, our elementary, middle, and high schools will showcase the great opportunities that fit the needs and interests of every student. You can talk to school leaders about the opportunities students have in technology, the arts, and college and career readiness!

 Representatives from the Optional, Magnet, and Advance Programs Office; Student Assignment; Transportation; Parent Teacher Association (PTA); Academies of Louisville; Diversity, Equity, and Poverty Programs; JCPS Backpack of Success Skills; and Demographics will also be available to answer questions and explain application procedures to parents!
We are back at the Kentucky International Convention Center!

The Showcase of Schools will be held in the Upper Concourse in South Hall A and B. You will check in on the lower concourse. Look for our signage, employees and our JCPS Student Ambassadors who will be there to assist you!

Traffic Advisory for Oct. 12
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises drivers to be prepared for closures of multiple interstate ramps in downtown Louisville from 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 until 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14. 

The Ramps to be closed include:
  • I-71 South to I-65 South
  • I-71 South to I-65 North
  • I-64 West to I-65 South

The ramps will be closed as necessary partial pavement resurfacing and signing and pavement marking modifications are completed. 

There will also be a UofL basketball scrimmage at 1 p.m. at the YUM! Center.
Best Route: Take I-64 West to Ninth Street and then over to the convention center for the Showcase of Schools.
Parking Information

Cowger Garage is located at 4th and Market Streets (directly next to Z’s Fusion Restaurant).
Commonwealth Garage is located on Jefferson Street (middle of block on left-hand side) between 3rd and 4th Streets and connected to Hyatt Regency.
  • $2 — 0 min. to 1 hour
  • $4 — 1 hour to 2 hours
  • $6 — 2 hours to 3 hours
  • $8 — 3 hours to 8 hours
  • $10 — 8 hours to 24 hours
School open house schedule for prospective students
These open houses are for prospective students and their families only. Current students/families should contact their school for internal open house opportunities.

JCPS SchoolFinder Tool
This is a simple way to enter your home address and find out your different school choices. Check it out here!
JCPS Backpack of Success Skills!
The Backpack of Success Skills is an online platform for students to upload information that showcases their meaningful learning experiences.
Showcase del las escuelas 2019
Showcase de las Escuelas 12 de octubre de 2019.
Academies of Louisville
The Academies of Louisville prepare, inspire and empower students by offering meaningful and relevant learning experiences that directly relate to our world today.
The online registration/application period for the 2020-21 school year opens Monday, Oct. 28, and runs until Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019.
See you on Saturday, October 12!