Top 10 Best Baton Rouge Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 104 public schools serving 57,626 students in Baton Rouge, LA (there are 55 private schools, serving 17,384 private students). 77% of all K-12 students in Baton Rouge, LA are educated in public schools compared to the LA state average of 85%. Baton Rouge has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
The top ranked public schools in Baton Rouge, LA are Baton Rouge Magnet High School, Mayfair Laboratory School and Lsu Laboratory School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Baton Rouge, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 71% statewide average). Schools in Baton Rouge have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Best Baton Rouge, LA Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Baton Rouge Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2825 Government St
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 383-0520
Grades: 9-12
| 1,607 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Mayfair Laboratory School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
9880 Hyacinth Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
(225) 761-7849
Grades: K-8
| 462 students
Rank: #33.
Lsu Laboratory School
Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
45 Dalrymple Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
(225) 578-3221
Grades: K-12
| 1,432 students
Rank: #44.
Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2000 College Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 926-5421
Grades: PK-5
| 441 students
Rank: #55.
Sherwood Middle Academic Academy
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1020 Marlbrook Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 272-3090
Grades: 6-8
| 775 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
B. R. Foreign Language Acad. Immersion Magnet
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
802 Mayflower
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 343-6630
Grades: PK-5
| 492 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Baton Rouge Center For Visual And Performing Arts
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2040 So Acadian Thwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 344-0084
Grades: PK-5
| 473 students
Rank: #88.
Lee High School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1105 Lee Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 924-9406
Grades: 9-12
| 1,177 students
Rank: #99.
Mckinley Middle Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 88% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1550 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 388-0089
Grades: 6-8
| 743 students
Rank: #1010.
Forest Heights Academy Of Excellence
Magnet School
Math: 86% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7447 Sumrall Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70812
(225) 355-5681
Grades: PK-5
| 414 students
Rank: #1111.
Basis Baton Rouge
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12010 Lakeland Park Blvd. Sui
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(225) 394-9576
Grades: K-6
| 692 students
Rank: #1212.
Shenandoah Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
16555 Appomattox Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
(225) 753-3560
Grades: PK-5
| 565 students
Rank: #1313.
Central High School
Math: 81% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10200 E Brookside
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 261-3438
Grades: 9-12
| 1,459 students
Rank: #1414.
Parkview Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5660 Park Forest
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 293-5615
Grades: PK-5
| 531 students
Rank: #1515.
Woodlawn Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8160 Antioch Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
(225) 756-3681
Grades: PK-5
| 623 students
Rank: #1616.
Central Intermediate School
Math: 80% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12636 Sullivan Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70818
(225) 261-1390
Grades: 3-5
| 1,039 students
Rank: #1717.
Central Middle School
Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12656 Sullivan Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70818
(225) 261-2237
Grades: 6-8
| 1,169 students
Rank: #1818.
Scotlandville Pre-engineering Academy
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9147 Elm Grove Garden
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 775-0776
Grades: 6-8
| 385 students
Rank: #1919.
Audubon Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10730 Goodwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 272-2620
Grades: PK-5
| 424 students
Rank: #2020.
Brownfields Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11615 Ellen Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70811
(225) 775-3527
Grades: PK-5
| 285 students
Rank: #2121.
Community School For Apprenticeship Learning
Charter School
Math: 66% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1555 Madison Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 356-1410
Grades: 6-8
| 304 students
Rank: #2222.
Belfair Montessori School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4451 Fairfields Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 356-6191
Grades: PK-8
| 287 students
Rank: #2323.
The Dufrocq School
Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
330 South 19th St
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 334-7653
Grades: PK-5
| 569 students
Rank: #2424.
Buchanan Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1222 East Buchanan
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 343-4585
Grades: PK-5
| 400 students
Rank: #2525.
Crestworth Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11200 Avenue F
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 778-1317
Grades: PK-5
| 260 students
Rank: #2626.
Magnolia Woods Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
760 Maxine Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 769-6845
Grades: PK-5
| 455 students
Rank: #2727.
Woodlawn Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
14939 Tiger Bend Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
(225) 751-0436
Grades: 6-8
| 1,050 students
Rank: #2828.
Lasalle Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8000 Lasalle
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 927-6130
Grades: PK-5
| 508 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Bernard Terrace Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
241 Edison Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 343-5769
Grades: PK-5
| 317 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
J. K. Haynes Charter Inc.
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8600 Elm Grove Garden Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 774-1311
Grades: PK-7
| 219 students
Rank: #3131.
Madison Preparatory Academy
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1555 Madison Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 636-5863
Grades: 9-12
| 608 students
Rank: #3232.
Cedarcrest-southmoor Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10187 Twin Cedars
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 293-9950
Grades: PK-5
| 664 students
Rank: #3333.
Southern University Lab School
Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
129 Swan Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
(225) 771-3490
Grades: PK-12
| 331 students
Rank: #3434.
Progress Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
855 Progress Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 775-4986
Grades: PK-5
| 336 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Park Forest Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10717 Elaine Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70814
(225) 272-0814
Grades: PK-5
| 459 students
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
12000 Goodwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 925-1247
Grades: 12
| n/a students
5555 Beechwood Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 356-3461
Grades: 6-12
| 24 students
9700 Scenic Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 304-6162
Grades: 6-8
| 188 students
2401 72nd Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 357-3371
Grades: PK-5
| 242 students
5300 Monarch Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70811
(225) 892-2563
Grades: K-2
| 185 students
1900 Lobdell Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 663-1057
Grades: K-8
| 676 students
5300 Monarch Avenue Bldg 800
Baton Rouge, LA 70811
(225) 771-8128
Grades: 6-8
| 226 students
2555 Desoto Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 922-5400
Grades: 6-8
| 100 students
1225 Sharp Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 272-0540
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
4375 East Brookstown
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 355-0382
Grades: PK-5
| 318 students
1000 North 23rd St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 383-0353
Grades: 9-12
| 154 students
1000 North 23rd St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 383-0353
Grades: 9-12
| 164 students
4375 East Brookstown Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 342-5252
Grades: 9-12
| 307 students
10650 Avenue F
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 290-1564
Grades: K-8
| 106 students
Children's Charter Middle School (Closed 2012)
Alternative School
Charter School
1143 North St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 387-9273
Grades: 6-8
| 80 students
1143 North Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 387-9273
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
12000 Goodwood Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(504) 922-5400
Grades: 6-8
| 114 students
10650 Avenue F
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 775-6845
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5300 Douglas St
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 355-2106
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
101 Saint Ferdinand Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 389-0868
Grades: 9-12
| 143 students
3730 Winbourne Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 355-4680
Grades: 8-12
| 228 students
5959 Cadillac St
Baton Rouge, LA 70811
(225) 356-0256
Grades: 9-12
| 236 students
1650 North Acadian Thruway Eas
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 387-5224
Grades: K-5
| 56 students
21490 B Highway 40
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 267-7318
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
1645 North Foster Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 357-0139
Grades: PK-5
| 418 students
1645 North Foster Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 767-1477
Grades: 5-8
| 106 students
8600 Elm Grove Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 775-4267
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
2500 Erie Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 357-6464
Grades: 6-8
| 632 students
3730 Winbourne
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 355-7701
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4705 Lanier Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70812
(225) 387-5295
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
440 N. Foster Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 294-5490
Grades: K-2
| 90 students
1120 Government St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 342-8694
Grades: PK-12
| 81 students
4962 Florida Blvd.,
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(877) 490-3596
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
9880 Hyacinth Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
(225) 766-4377
Grades: PK-5
| 94 students
9880 Hyacinth Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 761-7849
Grades: 4-8
| 274 students
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