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For the 2021 school year, there are 95 public schools serving 53,920 students in New Orleans, LA. New Orleans has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
The top ranked public schools in New Orleans, LA are Benjamin Franklin High School, Lake Forest Elementary Charter School and Lusher Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New Orleans, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 70% statewide average). Schools in New Orleans have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Top New Orleans, LA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    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

    Grades: 9-12 | 970 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Lake Forest Elementary Charter School Charter School
    Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    11110 Lake Forest Blvd
    New Orleans, LA 70128
    (504) 826-7140

    Grades: K-8 | 629 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Lusher Charter School Charter School
    Math: 98% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5624 Freret Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 304-3960

    Grades: K-12 | 1,761 student
  • Rank: #44.
    Edward Hynes Charter School Charter School
    Math: 81% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    990 Harrison Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70124
    (504) 324-7160

    Grades: K-8 | 675 students
  • Rank: #55.
    International School Of Louisiana Charter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1400 Camp Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130
    (504) 654-1088

    Grades: K-8 | 1,390 student
  • Rank: #66.
    Lycee Francais De La Nouvelle-orleans Charter School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5951 Patton Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 620-5500

    Grades: PK-7 | 817 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Harahan Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6723 Jefferson Highway
    New Orleans, LA 70123
    (504) 737-3918

    Grades: PK-5 | 493 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Bricolage Academy Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3368 Esplanade
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    (504) 539-4505

    Grades: K-4 | 443 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Alice M. Harte Elementary Charter School Charter School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4422 General Meyer Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70131
    (504) 373-6281

    Grades: PK-8 | 786 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Riverdale High School Math: 79% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    240 Riverdale Drive
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    (504) 833-7288

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,162 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    Audubon Charter School Charter School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    428 Broadway Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70118
    (504) 324-7100

    Grades: PK-8 | 858 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Kipp Renaissance Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3820 St. Claude Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70117
    (504) 400-0350

    Grades: 9-12 | 553 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    New Orleans Military & Maritime Academy Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    425 O Bannon Street
    New Orleans, LA 70114
    (504) 227-3810

    Grades: 9-12 | 763 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Kipp East Community Charter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5500 Piety Dr.
    New Orleans, LA 70113
    (504) 373-7171

    Grades: K-3 | 330 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Edna Karr High School Charter School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3332 Huntlee Drive
    New Orleans, LA 70131
    (504) 302-7135

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,109 student
  • Rank: #1616.
    New Orleans Charter Science And Mathematics High School Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5625 Loyola Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 324-7061

    Grades: 9-12 | 473 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Benjamin Franklin Elementary Math And Science Math: 65% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    6101 Chatham Dr.
    New Orleans, LA 70122
    (504) 304-3932

    Grades: PK-8 | 766 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Livingston Collegiate Academy Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    7301 Dwyer Road
    New Orleans, LA 70126
    (504) 296-0202

    Grades: 9-10 | 308 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Cypress Academy Charter School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3520 General De Gaulle
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 383-3337

    Grades: K-3 | 153 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Warren Easton Senior High School Charter School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3019 Canal Street
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    (504) 324-7400

    Grades: 9-12 | 989 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Eleanor Mcmain Secondary School Charter School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5712 South Claiborne Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70125
    (504) 324-7500

    Grades: 8-12 | 802 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Morris Jeff Community School Charter School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    211 S. Lopez Street
    New Orleans, LA 70179
    (504) 373-6258

    Grades: PK-9 | 876 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology Math: 52% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2401 Humanity Street
    New Orleans, LA 70122
    (504) 324-7076

    Grades: PK-8 | 709 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Arthur Ashe Charter School Charter School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3649 Laurel Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 373-6267

    Grades: K-8 | 836 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Jefferson Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4440 Jefferson Highway
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    (504) 733-9461

    Grades: PK-5 | 364 students
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Esperanza Charter School Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4407 South Carrollton Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70118
    (504) 861-0659

    Grades: K-8 | 528 students
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Kipp Booker T Washington Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2514 Third Street
    New Orleans, LA 70113
    (504) 609-2283

    Grades: 9-10 | 226 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Samuel J. Green Charter School Charter School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2319 Valence Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 373-6267

    Grades: PK-8 | 511 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Hazel Park/hilda Knoff School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8809 Jefferson Highway
    New Orleans, LA 70123
    (504) 737-6163

    Grades: PK-5 | 385 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Riverdale Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3900 Jefferson Hwy.
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    (504) 828-2706

    Grades: 6-8 | 807 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Kipp Central City Charter School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2625 Thalia Street
    New Orleans, LA 70185
    (504) 373-6290

    Grades: K-8 | 955 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Martin Behrman Charter Academy Of Creative Arts & Sci Charter School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    715 Opelousas Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70114
    (504) 302-7090

    Grades: PK-8 | 745 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Young Audiences Charter School Charter School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1407 Virgil Street
    New Orleans, LA 70113
    (504) 717-1200

    Grades: K-7 | 764 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Foundation Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    13435 Granville Street
    New Orleans, LA 70187
    (504) 270-1653

    Grades: PK-3 | 146 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Wilson Charter School Charter School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3617 General Pershing Street
    New Orleans, LA 70125
    (504) 250-2137

    Grades: PK-8 | 643 students
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