Orleans Parish School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public preschools serving 2,113 students in Orleans Parish School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public pre schools in Louisiana.
Public Preschools in Orleans Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Louisiana public pre school average of 66%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (versus the 70% statewide average).
The top ranked public preschools in Orleans Parish School District are Benjamin Franklin Elementary Math And Science, Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology and Homer A. Plessy Community School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public preschool average of 57% (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
5 Schools
683 Schools
# Students
2,113 Students
318,461 Students
# Teachers
127 Teachers
18,415 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Orleans Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 101 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
0.25
0.62
# American Indian Students
6 Students
2,244 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
16 Students
4,618 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
115 Students
25,524 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
8%
# Black Students
1,822 Students
137,364 Students
% Black Students
86%
43%
# White Students
121 Students
138,214 Students
% White Students
6%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
241 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
32 Students
9,293 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
147
27,374
# Students in K Grade:
246
47,183
# Students in 1st Grade:
259
46,505
# Students in 2nd Grade:
259
43,373
# Students in 3rd Grade:
257
41,349
# Students in 4th Grade:
253
39,522
# Students in 5th Grade:
210
34,860
# Students in 6th Grade:
189
13,840
# Students in 7th Grade:
156
7,909
# Students in 8th Grade:
137
7,467
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
2,538
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
2,322
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
2,250
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
1,969
# 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 Preschools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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
2405 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 359-6950
Grades: PK-6
| 206 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,113 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.25

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