The East Baton Rouge Parish Public school system is the foundation of the community. The community deserves a vibrant public school system that produces responsible citizens who are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to become active and successful members of a dynamic learning community.
The East Baton Rouge Parish School System’s vision is that “All students will graduate with the knowledge, skills and values necessary to become active and successful members of a dynamic learning community.” By focusing on the district vision, meeting students at their point of need and integrating technology into instruction, EBRPSS is preparing our students for the 21st century workplace and jobs not yet imagined for tomorrow.
EBR Strategic Plan
At the core of the tax plan are three distinct propositions. The proposed renewal of each proposition will continue to provide funds through a one cent sales tax. The propositions are listed below.
A portion of the sales tax is divided to provide funding for the three identified propositions.
Proposition 1 represents 51% of the sales tax for Facilities and Technology.
Proposition 2 represents 8% of the sales tax for Discipline, Truancy, and Alternative Education.
Proposition 3 represents 41% of the sales tax for Employee Compensation.
Prop. 1: Facilities & Tech
Prop. 2: Students
Prop. 3: Employees