Dr. John Ochsner Discovery Growth Timeline
Jefferson Parish School Board approved Discovery to replicate and open a second school. Discovery and Ochsner announced a formal partnership with the announcement of the Dr. John Ochsner Discovery Health Sciences Academy (DJOD).
DJOD breaks ground for its permanent campus located in the Shrewsbury neighborhood.
DJOD opens its doors to educate students in grades K-4th at the interim campus located at 2012 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson LA 70121.
DJOD expands to 6th grade. The school is moved to its permanent campus located at 1108 Shrewsbury Road, Jefferson, LA 70121.
DJOD expands to 7th grade
DJOD is fully expanded to accommodate 754 students in Pre-K through 8th grade.