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J.Wallace James Elementary
"An Arts and Technology Academy"
1500 W. Willow St.
Scott, LA 70583


Educational Excellence Through, With, and In the Arts and Technology  

J. Wallace James Elementary strives to provide excellent educational opportunities to students through an integrated arts and technology curriculum. Students are able to choose a concentration area in the arts, which include dance, drama, vocal music, band, piano, strings, and visual art. All of the students are heavily exposed to technology in addition to the arts. Every teacher at J. Wallace James has been trained to use various technologies in the classroom in order to enhance the educational process.


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Contact Us

1500 West Willow Street
Scott, Louisiana 70583

Office Telephone: 337 521-7700
Office Fax Number: 337 521-7701

School Hours - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Instructional Hours - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Principal, Mrs. Dana Schmersahl

Asst. Principal, Mrs. Michelle D. McCarley

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