O.perry Walker Senior High School

2832 General Meyer Ave

New Orleans, LA 70114

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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 903 students
O.perry Walker Senior High School Total Students (2007-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
O.perry Walker Senior High School Total Teachers (2007-2013)
Students by Grade O.perry Walker Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 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
O.perry Walker Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2013)
Black
100%
48%
O.perry Walker Senior High School Black Students (2007-2013)
All Ethnic Groups O.perry Walker Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
O.perry Walker Senior High School Diversity Score (2007-2011)
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%
O.perry Walker Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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%
O.perry Walker Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,607 students has grown by 520% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 45% has decreased from 88% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $29,537 is higher than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 271% over four years.
The district spending/student of $27,319 is higher than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 230% over four years.
School District Name Recovery -lde School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
5
Number of Students Managed 59,607 2,117
Recovery  -lde School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 45% 68%
Recovery  -lde School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $299 MM $33 MM
Recovery  -lde School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $276 MM $33 MM
Recovery  -lde School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $29,537 $14,187
Recovery  -lde School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $27,319 $14,076
Recovery  -lde School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Grades Students
  • New OrleansHarriet Tubman Charter School
    Charter School
    2013 General Meyer Ave
    New OrleansLA 70114
    (504)227-3800
    Charter School

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

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

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

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

    1 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 80 students                      

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