Orleans Parish School District

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Overview

School District NameOrleans Parish School District
School District Phone Number(504)304-5680
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
# of Schools12 Schools1,390 Schools
# of Students4,952 Students715,114 Students
# of Teachers294 Teachers40,276 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1

District Comparison

  • Orleans Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 167 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Orleans Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Orleans Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Orleans Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.310.61
# of American Indian Students8 Students4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students56 Students11,353 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students203 Students49,532 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
7%
# of Black Students4,076 Students311,575 Students
% Black Students
82%
43%
# of White Students527 Students319,574 Students
% White Students
11%
45%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student549 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students81 Students17,739 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:14727,491
# of Students in Kindergarten:39353,085
# of Students in 1st Grade:40254,599
# of Students in 2nd Grade:39953,486
# of Students in 3rd Grade:35455,409
# of Students in 4th Grade:33155,850
# of Students in 5th Grade:28355,472
# of Students in 6th Grade:26553,705
# of Students in 7th Grade:23452,938
# of Students in 8th Grade:19352,225
# of Students in 9th Grade:56756,540
# of Students in 10th Grade:43851,656
# of Students in 11th Grade:45147,514
# of Students in 12th Grade:49545,144
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $25,140 in this school district is less than the state average of $54,312. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $21,114 is less than the state average of $51,430. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
Total Revenue$345 MM$41 MM
This chart display total revenue of Orleans Parish  School District and average revenue for each school distric in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$289 MM$39 MM
This chart display total spending of Orleans Parish  School District and average spending for each school distric in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$25,140$54,312
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Orleans Parish  School District and average revenue per public school student in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$21,114$51,430
This chart display average spending per public school student in Orleans Parish  School District and average spending per public school student in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Orleans Parish School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary Math And Science Math: 69% | Reading: 81%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6101 Chatham Dr.
    New Orleans, LA 70122
    (504)304-3932

    Grades: PK-8 | 766 students
  • Cypress Academy Charter School
    3520 General De Gaulle
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504)383-3337

    Grades: K-3 | 153 students
  • Edward Hynes Charter School Charter School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 91%
    Rank: Top 20%
    990 Harrison Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70124
    (504)324-7160

    Grades: K-8 | 675 students
  • Elan Academy Charter School Charter School
    709 Park Blvd
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    (504)475-7454

    Grades: K-2 | 58 students
  • Foundation Preparatory Charter School
    13435 Granville Street
    New Orleans, LA 70187
    (504)270-1653

    Grades: PK-3 | 146 students
  • Homer A. Plessy Community School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2021 Pauger Street
    New Orleans, LA 70116
    (504)421-5711

    Grades: PK-6 | 286 students
  • Mahalia Jackson Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2405 Jackson Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70117
    (504)359-6950

    Grades: PK-6 | 206 students
  • Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology Math: 60% | Reading: 79%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2401 Humanity Street
    New Orleans, LA 70122
    (504)324-7076

    Grades: PK-8 | 709 students
  • Mcdonogh #35 College Preparatory School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4000 Cadillac Street
    New Orleans, LA 70122
    (504)324-7600

    Grades: 9-12 | 860 students
  • Rooted School Charter School
    4238 St. Charles Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504)383-4654

    Grades: 9 | 40 students
  • Warren Easton Senior High School Charter School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 78%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3019 Canal Street
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    (504)324-7400

    Grades: 9-12 | 989 students
  • Youth Study Center Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1100 Milton Street
    New Orleans, LA 70122
    (504)658-3400

    Grades: 3-12 | 64 students
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