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For the 2021 school year, there are 76 blue ribbon public schools serving 41,590 students in Louisiana.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Louisiana are Benjamin Franklin High School, Eden Gardens Fundamental Elementary School and Haynes Academy School For Advanced Studies. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Louisiana blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 84% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 87% (versus the 70% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Louisiana Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #1-61.-6.
    Benjamin Franklin High School Charter School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2001 Leon C. Simon Drive
    New Orleans, LA 70122
    (504) 286-2600

    970 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #1-61.-6.
    Eden Gardens Fundamental Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    626 Eden Boulevard
    Shreveport, LA 71106
    (318) 861-7654

    505 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #1-61.-6.
    Haynes Academy School For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1416 Metairie Road
    Metairie, LA 70005
    (504) 837-8300

    823 students
    Year: 2013, 2019
  • Rank: #1-61.-6.
    Lsu Laboratory School Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    45 Dalrymple Drive
    Baton Rouge, LA 70803
    (225) 578-3221

    1,441 student
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #1-61.-6.
    South Highlands Elementary Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    831 Erie Street
    Shreveport, LA 71106
    (318) 865-5119

    501 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #1-61.-6.
    Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2000 College Drive
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    (225) 926-5421

    443 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Caddo Parish Middle Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    7635 Cornelious Drive
    Shreveport, LA 71106
    (318) 868-6588

    1,235 student
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy Magnet School
    Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    701 Churchill Pkwy
    Westwego, LA 70094
    (504) 838-2249

    678 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #99.
    Caddo Parish Magnet High School Magnet School
    Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1601 Viking Drive
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 221-2501

    1,054 student
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #1010.
    Baton Rouge Magnet High School Magnet School
    Math: 96% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1105 Lee Drive
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    (225) 383-0520

    1,499 student
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #1111.
    Lusher Charter School Charter School
    Math: 98% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5624 Freret Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 304-3960

    1,761 student
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #12-1612.- 16.
    Gretna No. 2 Academy For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    701 Amelia Street
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 366-3582

    363 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #12-1612.- 16.
    Metairie Academy For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    201 Metairie Road
    Metairie, LA 70005
    (504) 833-5539

    379 students
    Year: 2011, 2020
  • Rank: #12-1612.- 16.
    Morehouse Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    909 Larche Lane
    Bastrop, LA 71220
    (318) 281-3126

    280 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #12-1612.- 16.
    T. S. Cooley Elementary Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2711 Common Street
    Lake Charles, LA 70601
    (337) 217-4680

    298 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #12-1612.- 16.
    Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    17 Gretna Blvd.
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 363-4300

    405 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #1717.
    Sixth Ward Middle School Math: 95% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1865 Choctaw Road
    Thibodaux, LA 70301
    (985) 633-2449

    246 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #1818.
    Sherwood Middle Academic Academy Magnet School
    Math: 94% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1020 Marlbrook
    Baton Rouge, LA 70815
    (225) 272-3090

    767 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #1919.
    B. R. Foreign Language Acad. Immersion Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    802 Mayflower
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    (225) 343-6630

    410 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #2020.
    Vincent Settlement Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1072 Vincent Settlement Road
    Sulphur, LA 70663
    (337) 217-4580

    416 students
    Year: 2008, 2017
  • Rank: #2121.
    Avoyelles Public Charter School Charter School
    Math: 95% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    201 Longfellow Rd
    Mansura, LA 71350
    (318) 240-8285

    741 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Erath High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    808 South Broadway
    Erath, LA 70533
    (337) 937-8451

    564 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    St. Charles Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1690 Hwy 1
    Thibodaux, LA 70301
    (985) 446-6862

    196 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #2424.
    Early College Academy Magnet School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    320 Devalcourt Drive
    Lafayette, LA 70506
    (337) 521-8956

    249 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #2525.
    George Welch Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    199 Caldwell Road
    West Monroe, LA 71291
    (318) 397-1100

    446 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #2626.
    Belle Chasse Primary School Math: 92% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    539 F. Edward Hebert Blvd.
    Belle Chasse, LA 70037
    (504) 393-8940

    1,079 student
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    N.s.u. Middle Lab School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Tec Bldg. N.s.u. Pod A
    Natchitoches, LA 71497
    (318) 357-4509

    176 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Stockwell Place Elementary School Math: 95% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5801 Shed Road
    Bossier City, LA 71111
    (318) 549-5820

    808 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #2929.
    Sterlington Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    9040 Highway 165 North
    Sterlington, LA 71280
    (318) 432-2050

    746 students
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #3030.
    Indian Bayou Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1603 La Highway 700
    Rayne, LA 70578
    (337) 334-4070

    208 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #3131.
    Mckinley Middle Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1550 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    (225) 388-0089

    753 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #3232.
    Anacoco High School Math: 88% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4740 Port Arthur Avenue
    Anacoco, LA 71403
    (337) 239-3039

    380 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #3333.
    Judson Fundamental Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3809 Judson Street
    Shreveport, LA 71109
    (318) 635-1132

    406 students
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #3434.
    Forest Heights Academy Of Excellence Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7447 Sumrall Drive
    Baton Rouge, LA 70812
    (225) 355-5681

    435 students
    Year: 2008, 2017
  • Rank: #3535.
    Tchefuncte Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1530 West Causeway Approach
    Mandeville, LA 70471
    (985) 626-7118

    804 students
    Year: 2014
  • Show 41 more Blue Ribbon public schools in Louisiana (out of 76 total schools)
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