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Click around for information about our district and the many opportunities we are proud to offer our students and families.
Please feel free to use our “Ask the District” feature, or call the ZCSD anytime with any questions you have.

District Wide

ZCSD provides Academic Support through:

  • In-school tutoring
  • After-school tutoring
  • Reading and Mathematics labs

The ZCSD Parent Resource Dashboard at is a central location providing information, forms, apps, and links to assist our parents/guardians.

  • All ZCSD students (PreK-12) have access to music class.
  • ZCSD offers art, music, art integration, orchestra, choir, and band at the elementary level.
  • Gifted Programs are offered both as Resource (PreK-12), Self-contained (3-8), and Gifted courses (9-12).
  • ZCSD offers Talented Programs K-12 in Theatre, Music, and Visual Arts.
  • Grades 5th-6th: Spanish
  • Grades 7th-8th: Spanish and French with High School Credit Option
  • Grades 9th-12th: Spanish I-IV and French I-IV with Honors option
PreK - 2nd grade

ZCSD offers an accelerated curriculum:

  • K-4 Curriculum Early Classes (PACE)
  • K-6 Small Group Instruction
Grades 3rd - 6th

Copper Mill Elementary School offers students additional academic support with Saturday School.

ZCSD students can begin choir in 4th grade (ZES), and orchestra and band in 5th grade (CMES).

Elementary STEM electives are incorporated as engineering challenges in grades K-4.
Robotics electives are available for grades 5-6 at CMES.

  • Cross Country
  • 5th & 6th grade Girl’s & Boy’s Basketball
  • 5th & 6th grade Girl’s Volleyball
  • Pep Squad
  • Beta Club
  • 4-H Club
Grades 7th - 12th

Northwestern Middle School (NMS) offers several high school-level courses.
Students can begin Zachary High School (ZHS) with required high school credits. IBCA, Quest for Success, and STEM were recently added to that list.

ZHS offers multiple Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment courses for college credit.
These are open to all students. There are currently 14 AP and 19 DE courses.

ZHS offers many Career and Technical Education elective courses (CTE) such as First Responder, Medical Assistant, Workplace Safety, and NCCER Welding, as well as numerous certifications.

ZHS currently offers 45 extra-curricular activities.
(Student organizations, athletics, and clubs.)

1487 CTE seats offered from Copper Mill Elementary School to Zachary High School.

First Aid/CPR/AED American Red Cross, American Heart Association of approved equivalent

Customer Service and Sales

Certified Guest Service Professional

OSHA 10- General Industry


Basic Life Support (BLS)

Certified Guestroom Attendant

Certified Front Desk Representative

Louisiana Micro-Enterprise Credential Regional CORE

Emergency Medical Responder

NCCER Welding Level 1

Microsoft Word Specialist


Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Adobe Certified Professional Photoshop

Microsoft PowerPoint Specialist

NCCER Welding Level 2

Louisiana Micro-Enterprise Credential- Regional Complementary

Louisiana Micro-Enterprise Credential

ACT National Career Readiness-Silver, Gold, Platinum

S/P2 Safety and Pollution Prevention

Agricultural Career Development Events (CDE) and Agricultural Leadership Development Events (LDE)

OSHA-10 Construction Industry

Adobe Certified Professional Premiere Pro

CIW Internet Business Associate

Microsoft Excel Specialist

NRF Foundation-Business of Retail: Operations and Profit

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Softball
  • Swim
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Cheer team
  • Dance team
  • Beta Club
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Each ZCSD school utilizes a campus-wide weapons detection system.

Every campus has visible, active, and engaged law enforcement officers during school hours​. Marked units are in clear sight.​

SAFE SCHOOLS LOUISIANA allows students, staff, and parents/guardians to confidentially report safety concerns, including bullying, weapons, and threats of violence to the administration 24/7.


ZCSD continues to be a good steward of financial resources!
The latest Louisiana Department of Education per pupil expenditures data by district shows that the ZCSD ranked 57th out of the 67 school districts in overall per pupil expenditures.

ZCSD ranked 5th of the 67 school districts on percent of spending on instruction!

ZCSD invests the largest portion of its budget into our educators, instructional materials, academic programs, and technology to ensure student success.

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