The mission of Rudolph Matas Elementary School is to maintain high academic achievement by meeting the diverse learning needs of every student.

Recent News

Open House

Rudolph Matas will host Open House on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 7:00 P.M.  We ask that parents meet in the auditorium for an overview and introduction from the Principal, Ms. Helmstetter, followed by teacher presentations in their classrooms.  In an effort to accommodate all, Open House is for parents only.  Students should not attend.  […]

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to school!  The first official day of school for 1st-7th grade students is Friday, August 8, 2014.  If you are unsure of where to go, faculty and staff will be available to help you find your child’s homeroom and direct you where to go.  We are excited to have you at Matas and […]

Important Calendar Change

Last night the JPSB unanimously approved changes for February 26, 2014 and March 24, 2014 that are currently half-day and early release for students to be changed to FULL ATTENDANCE days for all JPPSS students.


JPPSS Introduces New District Website at

As part of its continued efforts to provide better information to its families, community members, and staff, the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) today launched a redesign of its district website at a new address, The updated website features not just a new look, but also a new navigation menu and updated content […]

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