Jean Gordon is a City Wide Access School in Orleans Parish.  It is a urban model of excellence which has been recognized by the United States Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.  It is also an accredited elementary school of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
 
The School is located in a residential neighborhood near both the University of New Orleans and Southern University of New Orleans.  
 
It is located in the lakeview area of New Orleans.  It is an Elementary School which teaches children from grades K-6  with 648 students currently enrolled.  
 
 Jean Gordon services a diverse student population which represents varied cultural and social economic backgrounds.  The staff and faculty at Jean Gordon promote respect for different ideas and cultures.
 
The accomplishments of Jean Gordon are credited to the many efforts of the Jean Gordon Parent Teacher Organization which consists of teachers, parents and adminstrative staff members of the School.  We also have and extended Gordon family consisting of grandparent volunteers and members of the wider community including cooperate sponsors who have assisted the school in achieving its goals over the years.
 
Jean Gordon School presents a warm and friendly atmosphere  Our visitors are greeted with smiles and a sensitive climate. Our primary goal is literacy instruction for culturally and linguistically diverse learners.
Created by:
Karen Roby
a Jean Gordon Parent