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Principal Kim Ammons in a red dress

Kimberly Ammons, Principal

Ammons began her career in public education by teaching fourth- and fifth-grade students at Lowery Elementary before becoming a mentor teacher at the school. Ammons moved to Prairieville Primary six years ago to work as an instructional coach. She became the assistant principal of PVP three years ago.

“I am so humbled and honored to be chosen for this position. I do not take my work lightly. I love what I do and can’t imagine doing anything else,” Ammons said. “Thank you for believing in me and allowing me to take over this amazing honor. I promise to do my best for the students and families of Prairieville Primary.”

Ammons earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Orleans and a master’s degree from Southeastern Louisiana University.

Michalyn Ourso, Assistant Principal

Ourso grew up in Ascension Parish and graduated from St. Amant High. Her first job out of college was at Dutchtown Middle as a science and social studies teacher. She then moved to Central Middle as a member of the leadership team.

Her experience includes serving as an instructional coach for Lake Elementary, where she attended elementary school, and participating in the district's Administrative Internship Program at Prairieville Middle and Pecan Grove Primary. Most recently, Ourso served as Prairieville Primary’s Teacher Coach throughout 2020.

student of the year in blue cheetah print dress
Principal Kim Ammons in a red dress


Dear Prairieville Primary Parents and Students,

Welcome to Prairieville Primary School!  Our school motto is, “Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow… The Future Begins Here!”  Our mission is to provide each student with a strong foundation and the high-quality education necessary to be successful as learners and leaders no matter what future challenges they may face.

It is our desire to create a learning environment where all children can thrive socially, emotionally, and academically.  We are committed and focused on student success and safety.

We strive to provide a positive and fun learning environment.  The faculty and staff will work to ensure each child has a happy and successful school year.  We will do our best to make your student’s years at Prairieville Primary School pleasant and rewarding.  Your child’s education is as important to us as it is to you and we look forward to a successful partnership.


It’s a great day to be a Cardinal!

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Kimberly Ammons, Principal