Top 10 Best Baton Rouge Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 105 public schools serving 58,395 students in Baton Rouge, LA (there are 54 private schools, serving 15,708 private students). 79% of all K-12 students in Baton Rouge, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
The top ranked public schools in Baton Rouge, LA are Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School, Lsu Laboratory School and Baton Rouge Magnet High 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 25% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 40% 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 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Baton Rouge, LA Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 86% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2000 College Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 926-5421
Grades: PK-5
| 438 students
Rank: #22.
Lsu Laboratory School
Math: 84% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
45 Dalrymple Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
(225) 578-3221
Grades: K-12
| 1,499 students
Rank: #33.
Baton Rouge Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: 82% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2825 Government St
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 383-0520
Grades: 9-12
| 1,562 students
Rank: #44.
B. R. Foreign Language Acad. Immersion Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
802 Mayflower
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 343-6630
Grades: PK-5
| 502 students
Rank: #55.
Mayfair Laboratory School
Magnet School
Math: 66% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9880 Hyacinth Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
(225) 761-7849
Grades: K-8
| 467 students
Rank: #66.
Baton Rouge Center For Visual And Performing Arts
Magnet School
Math: 52% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2040 So Acadian Thwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 344-0084
Grades: PK-5
| 440 students
Rank: #77.
Forest Heights Of Excellence
Magnet School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7447 Sumrall Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70812
(225) 355-5681
Grades: PK-5
| 411 students
Rank: #88.
Sherwood Middle Academic Academy
Magnet School
Math: 51% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1020 Marlbrook Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 272-3090
Grades: 6-8
| 736 students
Rank: #99.
Lee High School
Magnet School
Math: 50% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1105 Lee Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 924-9406
Grades: 9-12
| 1,095 students
Rank: #1010.
Central Intermediate School
Math: 53% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12636 Sullivan Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70818
(225) 261-1390
Grades: 3-5
| 1,031 students
Rank: #1111.
Parkview Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5660 Park Forest
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 293-5615
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
Rank: #1212.
Shenandoah Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
16555 Appomattox Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
(225) 753-3560
Grades: PK-5
| 660 students
Rank: #1313.
Basis Baton Rouge
Charter School
Math: 43% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12010 Lakeland Park Blvd. Sui
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(225) 394-9576
Grades: K-7
| 736 students
Rank: #1414.
Central High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10200 E Brookside
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 261-3438
Grades: 9-12
| 1,488 students
Rank: #1515.
Woodlawn Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8160 Antioch Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
(225) 756-3681
Grades: PK-5
| 662 students
Rank: #1616.
Mckinley Middle Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 30% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1550 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 388-0089
Grades: 6-8
| 704 students
Rank: #1717.
Central Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12656 Sullivan Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70818
(225) 261-2237
Grades: 6-8
| 1,148 students
Rank: #1818.
Buchanan Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1222 East Buchanan
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 343-4585
Grades: PK-5
| 423 students
Rank: #1919.
Belfair Montessori School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4451 Fairfields Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 356-6191
Grades: PK-8
| 245 students
Rank: #2020.
Glasgow Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1676 Glasgow Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 925-2942
Grades: 6-8
| 511 students
Rank: #2121.
Southern University Laboratory Virtual School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
129 Swan Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
(225) 771-3490
Grades: K-12
| 374 students
Rank: #2222.
The Dufrocq School
Math: 25% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
330 South 19th St
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 334-7653
Grades: PK-5
| 502 students
Rank: #2323.
Brownfields Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11615 Ellen Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70811
(225) 775-3527
Grades: PK-5
| 275 students
Rank: #2424.
University View Inc. (Frm La Connections)
Charter School
Math: 22% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4664 Jamestown Ave Suite 100
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 421-2900
Grades: K-12
| 3,708 students
Rank: #2525.
Audubon Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10730 Goodwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 272-2620
Grades: PK-5
| 509 students
Rank: #2626.
Ryan Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10337 Elm Grove Garden Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 775-2407
Grades: PK-5
| 270 students
Rank: #2727.
Lasalle Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8000 Lasalle
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 927-6130
Grades: PK-5
| 447 students
Rank: #2828.
Woodlawn Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
14939 Tiger Bend Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
(225) 751-0436
Grades: 6-8
| 928 students
Rank: #2929.
Wildwood Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
444 Halfway Tree Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
(225) 766-6002
Grades: PK-5
| 473 students
Rank: #3030.
Impact Charter School
Charter School
Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4815 Lavey Ln.
Baton Rouge, LA 70874
(225) 308-9565
Grades: PK-8
| 401 students
Rank: #3131.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
280 Sunset Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 766-1272
Grades: PK-5
| 270 students
Rank: #3232.
Woodlawn High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15755 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
(225) 753-1200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,388 students
Rank: #3333.
Progress Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
855 Progress Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 775-4986
Grades: PK-5
| 313 students
Rank: #3434.
Park Forest Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10717 Elaine Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70814
(225) 272-0814
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #3535.
Twin Oaks Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
819 Trammel Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 275-6620
Grades: PK-5
| 435 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
7802 Howell Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 364-9805
Grades: K-5
| 334 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
4375 Brookstown Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 355-6556
Grades: 6-8
| 283 students
1000 North 23rd St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 362-1534
Grades: 9-12
| 368 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
6125 Winbourne Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 356-0104
Grades: PK-5
| 178 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
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Baton Rouge, LA?
The top ranked public schools in Baton Rouge, LA include Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School, Lsu Laboratory School and Baton Rouge Magnet High School.
How many public schools are located in Baton Rouge, LA?
105 public schools are located in Baton Rouge, LA.
What percentage of students in Baton Rouge, LA go to public school?
79% of all K-12 students in Baton Rouge, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
What is the racial composition of students in Baton Rouge, LA?
Baton Rouge, LA public schools minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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