Top 10 Best Louisiana Public Schools (2021)

Louisiana is the #26 largest school system in the United States, serving 715,114 students across the 1,390 public schools for the 2021 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Louisiana is 64%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 70%.
The top ranked public schools in Louisiana are Benjamin Franklin High School, Eden Gardens Fundamental Elementary School and Fairfield Magnet School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 55% (majority majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 18:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(LA) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
7%
Black
43%
White
45%
Two or more races
2%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.

Top Overall Ranked Public Schools in Louisiana (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-91.-9.
    Benjamin Franklin High SchoolCharter School
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-122001 Leon C. Simon Drive
    New OrleansLA 70122
    (504) 286-2600

  • Rank: #1-91.-9.Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-5626 Eden Boulevard
    ShreveportLA 71106
    (318) 861-7654

  • Rank: #1-91.-9.
    Fairfield Magnet SchoolMagnet School
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-56215 Fairfield Avenue
    ShreveportLA 71106
    (318) 868-9826

  • Rank: #1-91.-9.Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-121416 Metairie Road
    MetairieLA 70005
    (504) 837-8300

  • Rank: #1-91.-9.Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-8815 Huey P. Long Avenue
    GretnaLA 70053
    (504) 349-7768

  • Rank: #1-91.-9.
    Lsu Laboratory SchoolMagnet School
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-1245 Dalrymple Drive
    Baton RougeLA 70803
    (225) 578-3221

  • Rank: #1-91.-9.
    Phoenix Magnet Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-54500 Lincoln Road
    AlexandriaLA 71302
    (318) 445-6296

  • Rank: #1-91.-9.
    South Highlands Elementary Magnet SchoolMagnet School
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5831 Erie Street
    ShreveportLA 71106
    (318) 865-5119

  • Rank: #1-91.-9.
    Westdale Heights Academic Magnet SchoolMagnet School
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-52000 College Drive
    Baton RougeLA 70808
    (225) 926-5421

  • Rank: #10-1310.- 13.
    Caddo Parish Middle Magnet SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 98% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: 98% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-87635 Cornelious Drive
    ShreveportLA 71106
    (318) 868-6588

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Top Louisiana Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
27 Schools
9,834 Students
33% Minority
11 Schools
4,316 Students
27% Minority
27 Schools
22,223 Students
43% Minority
10 Schools
3,469 Students
49% Minority
12 Schools
6,103 Students
51% Minority
12 Schools
5,971 Students
23% Minority
9 Schools
2,250 Students
51% Minority
34 Schools
23,822 Students
45% Minority
65 Schools
38,934 Students
71% Minority
61 Schools
34,437 Students
45% Minority
6 Schools
1,539 Students
23% Minority
4 Schools
1,356 Students
10% Minority
6 Schools
1,269 Students
40% Minority
8 Schools
1,894 Students
69% Minority
11 Schools
3,850 Students
50% Minority
9 Schools
5,177 Students
48% Minority
126 Schools
62,666 Students
78% Minority
4 Schools
1,115 Students
98% Minority
9 Schools
1,930 Students
63% Minority
12 Schools
5,930 Students
43% Minority
6 Schools
3,090 Students
54% Minority
8 Schools
3,010 Students
16% Minority
23 Schools
11,997 Students
57% Minority
10 Schools
5,181 Students
72% Minority
5 Schools
2,249 Students
39% Minority
89 Schools
49,484 Students
75% Minority
13 Schools
5,935 Students
31% Minority
9 Schools
2,650 Students
14% Minority
48 Schools
32,889 Students
54% Minority
32 Schools
14,661 Students
37% Minority
15 Schools
6,532 Students
55% Minority
44 Schools
25,197 Students
17% Minority
6 Schools
1,744 Students
96% Minority
7 Schools
3,855 Students
68% Minority
16 Schools
6,227 Students
64% Minority
88 Schools
51,328 Students
89% Minority
59 Schools
28,444 Students
54% Minority
8 Schools
5,011 Students
49% Minority
5 Schools
2,945 Students
64% Minority
51 Schools
23,457 Students
49% Minority
5 Schools
1,484 Students
67% Minority
13 Schools
3,769 Students
54% Minority
11 Schools
4,706 Students
49% Minority
12 Schools
7,698 Students
50% Minority
15 Schools
9,346 Students
45% Minority
3 Schools
1,181 Students
92% Minority
8 Schools
3,822 Students
64% Minority
11 Schools
6,025 Students
88% Minority
36 Schools
13,874 Students
63% Minority
16 Schools
8,031 Students
52% Minority
23 Schools
9,057 Students
57% Minority
58 Schools
38,190 Students
30% Minority
34 Schools
19,653 Students
58% Minority
3 Schools
523 Students
89% Minority
34 Schools
17,722 Students
52% Minority
5 Schools
2,608 Students
54% Minority
22 Schools
10,737 Students
29% Minority
18 Schools
8,840 Students
32% Minority
15 Schools
7,263 Students
45% Minority
15 Schools
6,219 Students
46% Minority
10 Schools
3,882 Students
59% Minority
5 Schools
2,039 Students
23% Minority
5 Schools
2,204 Students
42% Minority
8 Schools
2,270 Students
40% Minority
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