Top 10 Best Louisiana Magnet Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 39 magnet public schools serving 23,803 students in Louisiana.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in Louisiana are Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy, Haynes School For Advanced Studies and Metairie For Advanced Studies. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Louisiana magnet public schools have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Magnet Public Schools in Louisiana (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 96% | Reading: 98%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
701 Churchill Pkwy
Westwego, LA 70094
(504) 838-2249
Grades: 6-12
| 818 students
Rank: #22.
Haynes School For Advanced Studies
Magnet School
(Math: 98% | Reading: 97%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1416 Metairie Road
Metairie, LA 70005
(504) 837-8300
Grades: 6-12
| 860 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Metairie For Advanced Studies
Magnet School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
201 Metairie Road
Metairie, LA 70005
(504) 833-5539
Grades: PK-5
| 354 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
T. S. Cooley Elementary Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2711 Common Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
(337) 217-4680
Grades: K-5
| 290 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Airline Park For Advanced Studies
Magnet School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6201 Camphor Street
Metairie, LA 70003
(504) 888-0969
Grades: PK-5
| 404 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Caddo Parish Middle Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 91% | Reading: 97%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
7635 Cornelious Drive
Shreveport, LA 71106
(318) 868-6588
Grades: 6-8
| 1,002 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Gretna No. 2 For Advanced Studies
Magnet School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
701 Amelia Street
Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 366-3582
Grades: PK-5
| 351 students
Rank: #88.
South Highlands Elementary Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
831 Erie Street
Shreveport, LA 71106
(318) 865-5119
Grades: PK-5
| 501 students
Rank: #99.
Caddo Parish Magnet High School
Magnet School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1601 Viking Drive
Shreveport, LA 71101
(318) 221-2501
Grades: 9-12
| 978 students
Rank: #1010.
A. E. Phillips Laboratory School
Magnet School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Hergot Street - La Tech Campus
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-3469
Grades: K-8
| 396 students
Rank: #1111.
Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies
Magnet School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
17 Gretna Blvd.
Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 363-4300
Grades: 6-12
| 551 students
Rank: #1212.
Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2000 College Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 926-5421
Grades: PK-5
| 438 students
Rank: #1313.
Fairfield Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6215 Fairfield Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71106
(318) 868-9826
Grades: PK-5
| 485 students
Rank: #1414.
Early College Academy
Magnet School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
320 Devalcourt Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-8956
Grades: 9-12
| 263 students
Rank: #1515.
Ray St. Pierre For Advanced Studies
Magnet School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2820 Mount Kennedy Drive
Marrero, LA 70072
(504) 347-4739
Grades: PK-5
| 332 students
Rank: #1616.
B. R. Foreign Language Acad. Immersion Magnet
Magnet School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
802 Mayflower
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 343-6630
Grades: PK-5
| 502 students
Rank: #1717.
Phoenix Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4500 Lincoln Road
Alexandria, LA 71302
(318) 445-6296
Grades: PK-5
| 378 students
Rank: #1818.
Mayfair Laboratory School
Magnet School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9880 Hyacinth Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
(225) 761-7849
Grades: K-8
| 467 students
Rank: #1919.
Eden Gardens Fundamental Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
626 Eden Boulevard
Shreveport, LA 71106
(318) 861-7654
Grades: K-5
| 484 students
Rank: #2020.
Baton Rouge Magnet High School
Magnet School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2825 Government St
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 383-0520
Grades: 9-12
| 1,562 students
Rank: #2121.
Natchitoches Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
800 Koonce Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457
(318) 357-1252
Grades: PK-8
| 400 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Baton Rouge Center For Visual And Performing Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2040 So Acadian Thwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 344-0084
Grades: PK-5
| 440 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Claiborne Fundamental Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2345 Claiborne Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71103
(318) 222-2580
Grades: K-5
| 407 students
Rank: #2424.
Sherwood Middle Academic Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1020 Marlbrook Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 272-3090
Grades: 6-8
| 736 students
Rank: #2525.
Herndon Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11845 Gamm Road
Belcher, LA 71004
(318) 221-7676
Grades: K-8
| 692 students
Rank: #2626.
David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy
Vocational School
Magnet School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
805 Teurlings Drive
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 262-5962
Grades: 6-12
| 1,392 students
Rank: #2727.
C.e. Byrd High School
Magnet School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3201 Line Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71104
(318) 869-2567
Grades: 9-13
| 1,483 students
Rank: #2828.
Forest Heights Of Excellence
Magnet School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7447 Sumrall Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70812
(225) 355-5681
Grades: PK-5
| 411 students
Rank: #2929.
Louisiana School For Math Science & The Arts
Special Education School
Magnet School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥50% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
715 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457
(318) 357-2500
Grades: 10-12
| 316 students
Rank: #3030.
Mckinley Middle Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1550 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 388-0089
Grades: 6-8
| 704 students
Rank: #3131.
Lee High School
Magnet School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1105 Lee Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 924-9406
Grades: 9-12
| 1,095 students
Rank: #3232.
Judson Fundamental Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3809 Judson Street
Shreveport, LA 71109
(318) 635-1132
Grades: PK-5
| 325 students
Rank: #3333.
Morehouse Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
909 Larche Lane
Bastrop, LA 71220
(318) 281-3126
Grades: PK-11
| 318 students
Rank: #3434.
Park Ridge Academic Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5905 Groom Road
Baker, LA 70714
(225) 775-5924
Grades: K-8
| 126 students
Rank: #3535.
Scotlandville Pre-engineering Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9147 Elm Grove Garden
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 775-0776
Grades: 6-8
| 246 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

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How many magnet public schools are located in Louisiana?
39 magnet public schools are located in Louisiana.
What is the racial composition of students in Louisiana?
Louisiana magnet public schools minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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