Orleans Parish School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public charter schools serving 2,347 students in Orleans Parish School District. This district's average charter testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public charter schools in Louisiana.
Public Charter Schools in Orleans Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 68% (versus the Louisiana public charter school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 76% (versus the 62% statewide average).
The top ranked public charter schools in Orleans Parish School District are Edward Hynes Charter School, Elan Academy Charter School and Warren Easton Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public charter school average of 80% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Orleans Parish School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Louisiana for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Orleans Parish School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (LA)
# Schools
7 Schools
148 Schools
# Students
2,347 Students
80,096 Students
# Teachers
152 Teachers
4,694 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Orleans Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 116 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#53 out of 193 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Orleans Parish  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
64%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
70%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
81%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Orleans Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.50
0.49
# American Indian Students
5 Students
277 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
49 Students
1,107 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
142 Students
5,238 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
7%
# Black Students
1,583 Students
55,051 Students
% Black Students
68%
69%
# White Students
493 Students
16,089 Students
% White Students
21%
20%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
49 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
75 Students
1,322 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
33
1,737
# Students in K Grade:
233
5,998
# Students in 1st Grade:
219
6,310
# Students in 2nd Grade:
214
6,502
# Students in 3rd Grade:
167
6,715
# Students in 4th Grade:
122
6,547
# Students in 5th Grade:
99
6,372
# Students in 6th Grade:
98
6,756
# Students in 7th Grade:
78
6,517
# Students in 8th Grade:
55
6,179
# Students in 9th Grade:
287
5,861
# Students in 10th Grade:
249
5,559
# Students in 11th Grade:
244
4,776
# Students in 12th Grade:
249
4,267
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $88,302 is higher than the state median of $12,354. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $69,283 is higher than the state median of $12,079. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$437 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Orleans Parish  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$343 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Orleans Parish  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$88,302
$12,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Orleans Parish  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$69,283
$12,079
This chart display average spending per public school student in Orleans Parish  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Orleans Parish School District Public Charter Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Foundation Preparatory
Charter School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
13435 Granville Street
New Orleans, LA 70187
(504) 270-1653
Grades: PK-3
| 146 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Rooted School
Charter School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4238 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 383-4654
Grades: 9
| 40 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,347 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50

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