Top 10 Best New Orleans Public Middle Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 58 public middle schools serving 35,800 students in New Orleans, LA.
The top ranked public middle schools in New Orleans, LA are Lusher Charter School, Lake Forest Elementary Charter School and Edward Hynes Charter School - Lakeview. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New Orleans, LA public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Louisiana public middle school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 39% statewide average). Middle schools in New Orleans have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Louisiana public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public middle school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Public Middle Schools in New Orleans, LA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lusher Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5624 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 304-3960
Grades: K-12
| 1,917 students
Rank: #22.
Lake Forest Elementary Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11110 Lake Forest Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70128
(504) 826-7140
Grades: K-8
| 603 students
Rank: #33.
Edward Hynes Charter School - Lakeview
Charter School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
990 Harrison Ave
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 324-7160
Grades: K-8
| 702 students
Rank: #44.
Lycee Francais De La Nouvelle-orleans
Charter School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5951 Patton Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 620-5500
Grades: PK-11
| 1,078 students
Rank: #55.
Audubon Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
428 Broadway Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 324-7100
Grades: PK-8
| 792 students
Rank: #66.
Harahan Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6723 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70123
(504) 737-3918
Grades: PK-8
| 463 students
Rank: #77.
Bricolage Academy
Charter School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2426 Esplanade
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 593-4505
Grades: PK-7
| 776 students
Rank: #88.
International School Of Louisiana
Charter School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1400 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 654-1088
Grades: K-8
| 1,184 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Jcfa-east
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3401 Jefferson Hwy
New Orleans, LA 70121
(504) 410-3280
Grades: 8-12
| 165 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
John Martyn Community School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1108 Shrewsbury Road
New Orleans, LA 70121
(504) 831-0316
Grades: 8-12
| 67 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
New Orleans Accelerated High School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3649 Laurel St.
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 267-3882
Grades: 8-12
| 124 students
Rank: #1212.
Hazel Park/hilda Knoff School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8809 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70123
(504) 737-6163
Grades: PK-8
| 432 students
Rank: #1313.
Morris Jeff Community School
Charter School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
211 Lopez Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 373-6258
Grades: PK-8
| 931 students
Rank: #1414.
Alice M Harte Elementary Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5300 Berkley Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70131
(504) 373-6281
Grades: PK-8
| 758 students
Rank: #1515.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4440 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
(504) 733-9461
Grades: PK-8
| 664 students
Rank: #1616.
Eleanor Mcmain Secondary School
Charter School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5712 South Claiborne Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 324-7500
Grades: 8-13
| 863 students
Rank: #1717.
Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology
Charter School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2401 Humanity Street
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 324-7076
Grades: PK-8
| 665 students
Rank: #1818.
New Orleans Military & Maritime Academy
Charter School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
425 O Bannon Street
New Orleans, LA 70114
(504) 227-3810
Grades: 8-13
| 955 students
Rank: #1919.
Youth Study Center
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Milton Street
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 658-3400
Grades: 3-12
| 96 students
Rank: #2020.
Benjamin Franklin Elem. Math And Science
Charter School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6101 Chatham Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 304-3932
Grades: PK-8
| 735 students
Rank: #2121.
Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1426 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 304-3916
Grades: 6-12
| 474 students
Rank: #2222.
Young Audiences Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1407 Virgil Street
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 717-1200
Grades: PK-9
| 1,178 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Arthur Ashe Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1456 Gardena Drive
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 444-3236
Grades: K-8
| 786 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3700 Tall Pines Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70131
(504) 227-3057
Grades: PK-8
| 602 students
Rank: #2525.
Kipp Central City
Charter School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2635 Thalia Street
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 373-6290
Grades: K-8
| 822 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Kipp Morial
Charter School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7701 Grant St
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 592-8520
Grades: K-8
| 874 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Langston Hughes Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3519 Trafalgar Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 373-6251
Grades: PK-8
| 725 students
Rank: #2828.
Einstein Charter Middle Sch At Sarah Towles Reed
Charter School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5316 Michoud Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70129
(504) 503-0470
Grades: 6-8
| 347 students
Rank: #2929.
Renew Scitech At Laurel
Charter School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
820 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 267-4574
Grades: PK-8
| 482 students
Rank: #3030.
Martin Behrman Charter Of Creative Arts & Sci
Charter School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
715 Opelousas Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70114
(504) 302-7090
Grades: PK-8
| 945 students
Rank: #3131.
Samuel J. Green Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2319 Valence Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 304-3532
Grades: K-8
| 442 students
Rank: #3232.
Renew Dolores T. Aaron Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
10200 Curran Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70127
(504) 570-6354
Grades: PK-8
| 679 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Encore Academy
Charter School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2518 Arts St
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 442-2224
Grades: PK-8
| 479 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Wilson Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3617 General Pershing Street
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 250-2137
Grades: PK-8
| 666 students
Rank: #3535.
Phillis Wheatley Community School
Charter School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 Dumaine St.
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 373-6205
Grades: PK-8
| 765 students
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New Orleans, Louisiana Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4407 South Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 483-6110
Grades: K-8
| 332 students
2021 Pauger Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 373-6219
Grades: PK-6
| 204 students
5552 Read Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70127
(504) 244-4416
Grades: K-12
| 591 students
5552 Read Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70127
(504) 244-4416
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2011 Bienville Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 592-8533
Grades: PK-6
| 544 students
2011 Bienville St
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 373-6220
Grades: 4-8
| n/a students
5624 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 862-5140
Grades: 8-12
| 925 students
3000 Perdido St
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 827-8556
Grades: 7-12
| 106 students
3617 General Pershing Street
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 373-6274
Grades: PK-8
| 628 students
1010 North Galvez Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 827-4501
Grades: 7-9
| 283 students
1400 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 592-8503
Grades: PK-8
| 279 students
5800 Saint Roch Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 286-2635
Grades: PK-6
| 637 students
4348 Reynes Street
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 243-5771
Grades: PK-6
| 267 students
421 Burdett Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 862-5157
Grades: PK-8
| 278 students
3019 Higgins Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 428-8711
Grades: PK-6
| 361 students
1456 Gardena Street
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 286-2623
Grades: PK-6
| 374 students
1201 South Roman St
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 373-6200
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
4238 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 593-4505
Grades: PK-3
| 335 students
3019 Higgins Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 373-6225
Grades: 3-8
| 180 students
3019 Higgins Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 940-1103
Grades: 7-8
| 305 students
1815 Saint Claude Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 942-1713
Grades: 9
| 75 students
2300 Saint Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 942-1790
Grades: 6-8
| 499 students
2701 Lawrence Street
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 940-2701
Grades: 7-12
| 61 students
1111 Milan St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 373-6223
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
4217 Orleans Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 383-3337
Grades: K-4
| 188 students
1108 Shrewsbury Rd
New Orleans, LA 70121
(504) 832-6021
Grades: K-6
| 21 students
Deckbar School (Closed 2008)
Special Education School
2012 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
(504) 833-4000
Grades: K-8
| 35 students
3819 Saint Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 942-3591
Grades: PK-6
| 583 students
3700 Tall Pines Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131
(504) 302-7144
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
2521 Marais Street
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 942-7675
Grades: 8-12
| 76 students
2503 Willow Street
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 952-5047
Grades: K-8
| 235 students
990 Harrison Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 324-7160
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
6101 Chatham Drive
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 359-7700
Grades: K
| n/a students
1200 Senate Street
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 286-2691
Grades: 6-8
| 173 students
4801 Maid Marion
New Orleans, LA 70128
(504) 503-0110
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public middle schools in New Orleans, LA?
The top ranked public middle schools in New Orleans, LA include Lusher Charter School, Lake Forest Elementary Charter School and Edward Hynes Charter School - Lakeview.
How many public middle schools are located in New Orleans, LA?
58 public middle schools are located in New Orleans, LA.
What is the racial composition of students in New Orleans, LA?
New Orleans, LA public middle schools minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public middle schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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