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For the 2021 school year, there are 17 public schools in Gretna, LA, serving 7,247 students. Gretna has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Gretna, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 70% statewide average). Schools in Gretna have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is more than the Louisiana public school average of 18:1.

Top Gretna, LA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    815 Huey P. Long Avenue
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 349-7768

    Grades: 6-8 | 211 students
  • 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

    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
  • 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

    Grades: 9-12 | 405 students
  • Paul J. Solis Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2850 Mt. Laurel Drive
    Gretna, LA 70056
    (504) 392-7867

    Grades: PK-5 | 766 students
  • Laureate Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3400 6th Street
    Gretna, LA 70054
    (504) 349-7600

    Grades: PK-3 | 246 students
  • George Cox Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2630 Belle Chasse Highway
    Gretna, LA 70056
    (504) 394-5890

    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
  • Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    950 Behrman Highway
    Gretna, LA 70056
    (504) 393-8732

    Grades: PK-5 | 624 students
  • Shirley Johnson/gretna Park Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1130 Gretna Boulevard
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 366-1660

    Grades: PK-5 | 620 students
  • Jcfa-east Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    475 Manhattan Blvd
    Gretna, LA 70054
    (504) 410-3121

    Grades: 8-12 | 277 students
  • Mcdonogh 26/homedale Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1200 Jefferson Street
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 362-9929

    Grades: PK-5 | 259 students
  • Jefferson Rise Charter School Charter School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    501 Lapalco Blvd
    Gretna, LA 70056
    (504) 410-5905

    Grades: 6-8 | 359 students
  • Terrytown Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    550 East Forest Lawn Drive
    Gretna, LA 70056
    (504) 376-8928

    Grades: PK-5 | 557 students
  • William Hart Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2001 Hancock Street
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 366-4346

    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
  • Livaudais Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    925 Lamar Avenue
    Gretna, LA 70056
    (504) 393-7544

    Grades: 6-8 | 706 students
  • Gretna Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    910 Gretna Boulevard
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 366-0120

    Grades: 6-8 | 615 students
  • Frederick Douglass Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1400 Huey P. Long Avenue
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 368-5962

    Grades: PK-5 | 315 students
  • Jcfa Charter School
    475 Manhattan Boulevard
    Gretna, LA 70054
    (504) 410-3121

    Grades: 8-12 | 154 students
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