Top 3 Best Louisiana Alternative Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 alternative public schools serving 74 students in Louisiana.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Louisiana are Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Cntr., Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center and Lafourche Parish Juvenile Justice Facility. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Louisiana alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 71% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best Louisiana Alternative Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Rank: #11.
Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Cntr.
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Bottom 50%
28528 Highway 190
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 893-6292
Grades: 3-12
| 45 students
4815 Shed Road
Bossier City, LA 71111
(318) 747-1459
Grades: K-12
| 29 students
Lafourche Parish Juvenile Justice Facility
Alternative School
2525 Veterans Blvd.
Thibodaux, LA 70301
(985) 448-1436
Grades: K-12
| n/a students

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