Orleans Parish School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public high schools serving 1,953 students in Orleans Parish School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Louisiana.
Public High Schools in Orleans Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Louisiana public high school average of 66%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 73% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Orleans Parish School District are Warren Easton Senior High School, Rooted School and Mcdonogh #35 College Preparatory School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Orleans Parish School District have a Graduation Rate of 83%, which is more than the Louisiana average of 82%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Warren Easton Senior High School, with 95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Louisiana or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public high school average of 51% (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
4 Schools
403 Schools
# Students
1,953 Students
246,586 Students
# Teachers
111 Teachers
14,124 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Orleans Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 114 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
0.04
0.59
# American Indian Students
n/a
2,034 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
3 Students
3,948 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
34 Students
13,443 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
5%
# Black Students
1,909 Students
100,831 Students
% Black Students
98%
41%
# White Students
4 Students
120,945 Students
% White Students
n/a
49%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
148 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3 Students
4,274 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
1,498
# Students in K Grade:
-
3,095
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
3,144
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
3,196
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
3,321
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
3,454
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
3,884
# Students in 6th Grade:
1
5,887
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
9,034
# Students in 8th Grade:
1
9,403
# Students in 9th Grade:
567
56,448
# Students in 10th Grade:
438
51,557
# Students in 11th Grade:
451
47,534
# Students in 12th Grade:
495
45,131
# 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 High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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
Rank: #33.
Mcdonogh #35 College Preparatory School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4000 Cadillac Street
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 324-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 860 students
Rank: #44.
Youth Study Center
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Milton Street
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 658-3400
Grades: 3-12
| 64 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,953 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 100%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04

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