Top 10 Best Orleans Parish Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 87 public schools serving 50,651 students in Orleans Parish, LA. Orleans Parish has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
The top ranked public schools in Orleans Parish, LA are Lake Forest Elementary Charter School, Lusher Charter School and Benjamin Franklin High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Orleans Parish, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 71% statewide average). Schools in Orleans Parish have an average ranking of 2/10, 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).

Best Orleans Parish Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
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: #1 - 21. - 2.
Lusher Charter School
Charter School
Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5624 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 304-3960
Grades: K-12
| 1,761 students
Rank: #33.
Benjamin Franklin High School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
2001 Leon C. Simon Drive
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 286-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 970 students
Rank: #44.
New Orleans Center For Creative Arts
Special Education School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2800 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 940-2787
Grades: 9-12
| 228 students
Rank: #55.
Edward Hynes Charter School
Charter School
Math: 84% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
990 Harrison Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 324-7160
Grades: K-8
| 675 students
Rank: #66.
International School Of Louisiana
Charter School
Math: 76% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1400 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 654-1088
Grades: K-8
| 1,390 students
Rank: #77.
Lycee Francais De La Nouvelle-orleans
Charter School
Math: 76% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5951 Patton Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 620-5500
Grades: PK-7
| 817 students
Rank: #88.
Audubon Charter School
Charter School
Math: 76% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
428 Broadway Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 324-7100
Grades: PK-8
| 858 students
Rank: #99.
Bricolage Academy
Charter School
Math: 75% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3368 Esplanade
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 539-4505
Grades: K-4
| 443 students
Rank: #1010.
Alice M. Harte Elementary Charter School
Charter School
Math: 75% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4422 General Meyer Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70131
(504) 373-6281
Grades: PK-8
| 786 students
Rank: #1111.
Elan Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
709 Park Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 475-7454
Grades: K-2
| 58 students
Rank: #1212.
Abramson Science Academy
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5552 Read Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70127
(504) 241-0037
Grades: 9-12
| 591 students
Rank: #1313.
Benjamin Franklin Elementary Math And Science
Math: 66% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6101 Chatham Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 304-3932
Grades: PK-8
| 766 students
Rank: #1414.
Sophie B. Wright Institute Of Academic Excellence
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1426 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 304-3915
Grades: 6-12
| 508 students
Rank: #1515.
Morris Jeff Community School
Charter School
Math: 61% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
211 S. Lopez Street
New Orleans, LA 70179
(504) 373-6258
Grades: PK-9
| 876 students
Rank: #1616.
Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology
Math: 53% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2401 Humanity Street
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 324-7076
Grades: PK-8
| 709 students
Rank: #1717.
Livingston Collegiate Academy
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7301 Dwyer Road
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 296-0202
Grades: 9-10
| 308 students
Rank: #1818.
Warren Easton Senior High School
Charter School
Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3019 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 324-7400
Grades: 9-12
| 989 students
Rank: #1919.
New Orleans Military & Maritime Academy
Charter School
Math: 56% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
425 O Bannon Street
New Orleans, LA 70114
(504) 227-3810
Grades: 9-12
| 763 students
Rank: #2020.
Eleanor Mcmain Secondary School
Charter School
Math: 58% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
5712 South Claiborne Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 324-7500
Grades: 8-12
| 802 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Einstein Charter High School At Sarah Towles Reed
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5316 Michoud Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70129
(504) 503-0470
Grades: 9-10
| 161 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Kipp Renaissance
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3820 St. Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 400-0350
Grades: 9-12
| 553 students
Rank: #2323.
Kipp East Community
Charter School
Math: 70% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5500 Piety Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 373-7171
Grades: K-3
| 330 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Cypress Academy
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3520 General De Gaulle
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 383-3337
Grades: K-3
| 153 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
New Orleans Charter Science And Mathematics High School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5625 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 324-7061
Grades: 9-12
| 473 students
Rank: #2626.
Wilson Charter School
Charter School
Math: 64% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3617 General Pershing Street
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 250-2137
Grades: PK-8
| 643 students
Rank: #2727.
Kipp Central City
Charter School
Math: 57% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2625 Thalia Street
New Orleans, LA 70185
(504) 373-6290
Grades: K-8
| 955 students
Rank: #2828.
G W Carver High School
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3059 Higgins Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 256-9561
Grades: 9-12
| 820 students
Rank: #2929.
Samuel J. Green Charter School
Charter School
Math: 57% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2319 Valence Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 373-6267
Grades: PK-8
| 511 students
Rank: #3030.
Edna Karr High School
Charter School
Math: 55% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3332 Huntlee Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131
(504) 302-7135
Grades: 9-12
| 1,109 students
Rank: #3131.
Arthur Ashe Charter School
Charter School
Math: 55% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3649 Laurel Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 373-6267
Grades: K-8
| 836 students
Rank: #3232.
Kipp Booker T Washington
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2514 Third Street
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 609-2283
Grades: 9-10
| 226 students
Rank: #3333.
Esperanza Charter School
Charter School
Math: 53% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4407 South Carrollton Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 861-0659
Grades: K-8
| 528 students
Rank: #3434.
Martin Behrman Charter Academy Of Creative Arts & Sci
Charter School
Math: 46% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
715 Opelousas Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70114
(504) 302-7090
Grades: PK-8
| 745 students
Rank: #3535.
Homer A. Plessy Community School
Charter School
Math: 48% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2021 Pauger Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 421-5711
Grades: PK-6
| 286 students
Show 52 more public schools in Orleans Parish, LA (out of 87 total schools)
Loading...
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Orleans Parish, LA

Orleans Parish 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
1111 Milan St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 373-6223
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
3819 Saint Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 942-3591
Grades: PK-6
| 583 students
2521 Marais Street
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 942-7675
Grades: 8-12
| 76 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
2239 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 373-6200
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
11755 Dwyer Rd
New Orleans, LA 70128
(504) 373-6228
Grades: PK-8
| 494 students
11755 Dwyer Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70128
(504) 243-5809
Grades: 6-8
| 935 students
Fannie Lou Hamer Charter School (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
Charter School
3900 General Taylor Street
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 821-2121
Grades: 7-12
| 215 students
211 South Lopez Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 827-4559
Grades: PK-6
| 471 students
3929 Erato Street
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 827-4531
Grades: PK-6
| 326 students
12000 Hayne Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70128
(504) 243-5736
Grades: PK-6
| 833 students
3820 Saint Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 942-3570
Grades: 8-12
| 724 students
Show 97 more closed public schools in Orleans Parish, LA (out of 132 total schools)
Loading...

Recent Articles

Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
For far too long the American public school system has failed to address “out-of-school” factors like poverty and their impact on what happens in the classroom. As the nation continues to become increasingly diverse, many schools are adopting comprehensive approaches to education that account for the unique needs of students so that each child is prepared for their future and not just for a year-end test.
Philadelphia Public Schools Explore the Options of “Community Schools”
Philadelphia Public Schools Explore the Options of “Community Schools”
Philadelphia continues to explore the community school option as a way of maximizing resources for students. What is a community school and what are its benefits?
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
August 02, 2021
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
The 2020-21 school year was unlike any other and hopefully not one we’ll repeat anytime soon. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the face of America’s public education system and we’re still seeing the effects. In this article, we’ll explore the impact of the pandemic on America’s public schools, see how they responded, and talk about some tips for returning to in-person education this fall.