O.perry Walker Senior High School

2832 General Meyer Ave

New Orleans, LA 70114

Tel: (504)302-7170
Grades: 9-12

903 students

O.perry Walker Senior High School serves 903 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
O.perry Walker Senior High School operates within the Recovery -lde School District.
The school district's 45% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 903 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 903 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 14:1
Black
100%
48%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.00 0.34
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
67%
61%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,607 students has grown by 489% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 45% has decreased from 88% over five years.
School District Name Recovery -lde School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
5
Number of Students Managed 59,607 2,117
Graduation Rate 45% 68%
District Total Revenue $299 MM $33 MM
District Spending $276 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $29,537 $14,187
District Spending / Student $27,319 $14,076
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is L. B. Landry High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Renew Accelerated High School West Bank Campus (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harriet Tubman Charter School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New OrleansHarriet Tubman Charter School
    Charter School
    2013 General Meyer Ave
    New OrleansLA 70114
    (504)227-3800
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 520 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • New OrleansL. B. Landry High School
    Alternative School
    1201 L. B. Landry Ave
    New OrleansLA 70114
    (504)373-6257
    Alternative School

    0.8 mi | 466 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • New OrleansNew Orleans Military/maritime Academy
    Charter School
    200 Opelousas Ave Bldg H10
    New OrleansLA 70114
    (504)708-2886
    Charter School

    1 mi | 219 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • New OrleansWilliam J. Fischer Elementary School
    Charter School
    1801 L.b. Landry Ave
    New OrleansLA 70114
    (504)304-3976
    Charter School

    1 mi | 666 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • New OrleansMurray Henderson Elementary School
    Alternative School
    2701 Lawrence St
    New OrleansLA 70114
    (504)373-6241
    Alternative School

    1 mi | 80 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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