Morris Jeff high school students join five-school collaboration led by Tulane to perform MacBeth virtually during global pandemic. (, April 29, 2021)

Nurse Kaci Sexton and Middle School Counselor Donneshia Wilson are honored as Frontline Heroes. (Gambit New Orleans, March 2021)

The Morris Jeff Pelicans varsity basketball team wins District 2A and is headed to the state playoffs. Read about their unique style of play and hard work. (New Orleans Advocate, March 2, 2021)

Nurse Kaci Sexton is selected and honored as a School Hero for her work during the COVID pandemic. (Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools, February 2021)

High school students partner with Tulane University students to publish Krewe magazine celebrating New Orleans culture (International Baccalaureate Organization, January 2021)

Middle school team members Julie Hitch, Michelle Nusinov, and Ryan Ruyle interviewed about their work in distance learning by Leading Educators, a content professional development partner of Morris Jeff for the last two years. (Leading Educators, June 11, 2020)

Founding parent Jennifer Weishaupt shares her family’s love of our school in a Mid-City Public Schools series. (Mid-City Messenger, March 11, 2020)

Morris Jeff Community School teachers’ union inks three-year contract (February 10, 2020)

When Great Schools Grow: School Expansion Opens Opportunities (New Orleans CityBusiness, December 20, 2019)

See our celebration of Inclusive Schools Week in a video created by Elementary Music Teacher Steven Kennedy (December 2, 2019)

Photos: Love, hugs, and jitters start the first day of classes at Morris Jeff Community School in New Orleans (August 5, 2019)

Morris Jeff is authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (November 24, 2018)

New Orleans school elects first male homecoming queen (November 12, 2018)

Century Foundation releases a case study on Morris Jeff Community School at their Diversity Matters: Getting Public School Choice Right event in Washington, DC, where Ms. Perkins participated on a panel of charter school leaders. (May 15, 2018)

Morris Jeff students call for stricter gun laws in National Walk Out Day (Mid-City Messenger, March 14, 2018)

Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell answers our second grader’s letters in a live Facebook broadcast (LaToya for NOLA, March 13, 2018)

Fifth Grade Teacher Matthew Tuttle participates in a WWL-TV panel discussion on school safety (March 12, 2018)

Morris Jeff wins Absolute Achievement, Elementary Award at the 2018 New Orleans Public Education Awards (March 3, 2018)

Morris Jeff students tackle local, global issues in an annual exhibition (Mid-City Messenger, March 1, 2018)

Morris Jeff names early childhood wing in Ms. Jerry Foxworth’s honor (Mid-City Messenger, June 10, 2016)

US Secretary of Education John B. King cites Morris Jeff in his proposal of new federal school integration grants (Feb. 11, 2016)

Morris Jeff wins the Innovative Approaches to School Design and Delivery Award at the 2015 New Orleans Public Education Awards (Nov. 9, 2015)

Mrs. Perkins quoted in the Sunday New York Times (New York Times, August 23, 2015)

See our 5th Grade PYP Exhibition process in a video by Matthew Tuttle (June 17, 2015)

Our school is mentioned by the Washington Post as an example of an innovative pre-K that reduces racial segregation and produces great academic results. (The Washington Post, April 29, 2015)

Click here to read about our wonderful (and soggy) playground build day (The Times-Picayune, Sunday, April 18, 2015)

Andre Perry writes about Morris Jeff’s Commitment to Community (The Hechinger Report, April 14, 2015)

New Morris Jeff Community School has everything kids need except a playground (Times-Picayune, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015)

A mid-year move for Morris Jeff school is just part of continuing shuffle (The Lens, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015)

Morris Jeff Parent discusses her school choices on a panel on school choice in New Orleans (Times-Picayune, Jan. 15, 2015)

US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan mentioned Morris Jeff as an important piece in the puzzle of solving segregation in New Orleans Public Schools (Times-Picayune, Dec. 11, 2014)

Morris Jeff mentioned in the Sunday New York Times as one of a select few charter schools in the nation successfully working to “promote social mobility” and “social cohesion.” (New York Times, Aug. 30, 2014)

We were recognized for our commitment to serving a diverse student body by several media outlets: Some Charter Schools Aim to Break Old Patterns” (New Orleans Advocate), In New Orleans And Nationally, A Growing Number Of Charter Schools Aspire To Be ‘Diverse By Design’ (WWNO FM), Could the International Baccalaureate be a Tool for Integrating Students? (New York Times)

Our staff have worked extremely hard to align our curriculum with the Common Core State Standards (June 18, 2014)

We became a founding member of the National Coalition for Diverse Charter Schools. (July 1, 2014)

We became the first charter school in the city to formally recognize the importance of educator participation in school decisions with the recognition of the Morris Jeff Association of Educators. (WWNO Radio, March 21, 2014)