Top 5 Best Plaquemines Parish Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 5,011 students in Plaquemines Parish, LA. Plaquemines Parish has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
The top ranked public schools in Plaquemines Parish, LA are Belle Chasse Academy, Belle Chasse Primary School and Belle Chasse High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Plaquemines Parish, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 80% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 83% (versus the 71% statewide average). Schools in Plaquemines Parish have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best Plaquemines Parish Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Belle Chasse Academy
Charter School
Math: 86% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(3)
100 Fifth Street Nas Jrb
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
(504) 433-5850
Grades: K-8
| 966 students
Rank: #22.
Belle Chasse Primary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
539 F. Edward Hebert Blvd.
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
(504) 393-8940
Grades: PK-4
| 1,079 students
Rank: #33.
Belle Chasse High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
8346 Highway 23
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
(504) 394-2810
Grades: 9-12
| 926 students
Rank: #44.
Boothville-venice Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
#1 Oiler Drive
Boothville, LA 70038
(504) 534-7520
Grades: PK-6
| 393 students
Rank: #55.
Belle Chasse Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13476 Highway 23
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
(504) 656-2315
Grades: 5-8
| 779 students
Rank: #66.
South Plaquemines Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
315 Civic Drive
Port Sulphur, LA 70083
(504) 595-6415
Grades: PK-6
| 223 students
Rank: #77.
South Plaquemines High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
34121 Highway 23
Buras, LA 70041
(504) 595-6435
Grades: 7-12
| 452 students
Rank: #88.
Phoenix High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
13073 Highway 15
Braithwaite, LA 70040
(504) 595-6480
Grades: PK-12
| 193 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Plaquemines Parish, LA

Plaquemines Parish Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1 Wildcat Drive
Buras, LA 70041
(504) 657-9435
Grades: PK-12
| 856 students
34158 Highway 11 North
Buras, LA 70041
(504) 657-7721
Grades: 6-8
| 273 students
251 F. Edward Hebert Boulevard
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
(504) 394-1200
Grades: K-12
| 8 students
115 Keating Dr
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
(985) 564-2100
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
164 School Road
Port Sulphur, LA 70083
(504) 564-2423
Grades: PK-12
| 618 students

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