Top 10 Best Louisiana Special Education Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 30 special education public schools serving 1,450 students in Louisiana.
The top ranked special education public schools in Louisiana are New Orleans Center For Creative Arts, Louisiana School For The Visually Impaired and Pinecrest Supports & Services Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Louisiana special education public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 71% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best Louisiana Special Education Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
New Orleans Center For Creative Arts
Special Education School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2800 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 940-2787
Grades: 9-12
| 228 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Louisiana School For The Visually Impaired
Special Education School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2888 Brightside Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 757-3482
Grades: PK-12
| 68 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Pinecrest Supports & Services Center
Special Education School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5191 Pinecrest Dr. Opc/dental
Pineville, LA 71361
(318) 487-5694
Grades: K-12
| 65 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Louisiana Special Education Center
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5400 Coliseum Blvd.
Alexandria, LA 71306
(318) 487-5484
Grades: K-12
| 34 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Methodist Home For Children Of Greater New Orleans
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
23515 Hwy 190-quail Lane
Mandeville, LA 70448
(985) 626-6521
Grades: K-12
| 13 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
School For Exceptional Children
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
105 Moffet Road
Houma, LA 70363
(985) 872-2496
Grades: PK-12
| 37 students
Rank: #77.
Thrive Academy
Special Education School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2585 Brightside Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
(225) 726-3355
Grades: 6-11
| 158 students
Rank: #88.
Rapides Training Academy
Special Education School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
901 Crepe Myrtle Street
Pineville, LA 71360
(318) 443-6694
Grades: K-12
| 72 students
Rank: #99.
Louisiana School For The Deaf
Special Education School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2888 Brightside Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 769-8160
Grades: PK-12
| 126 students
Rank: #1010.
Alexander Learning Center
Special Education School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3860 Hutchinson
Shreveport, LA 71109
(318) 636-5017
Grades: 2-12
| 74 students
Bienville Educational Center
Special Education School
325 Main Street-highway 507
Bienville, LA 71008
(318) 385-7554
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
David Wade Correctional Center
Special Education School
670 Bell Hill Road
Homer, LA 71040
(318) 927-0400
Grades: 10-12
| 3 students
Dixon Correctional Institute
Special Education School
5568 Hwy. 68
Jackson, LA 70748
(225) 634-1200
Grades: 10-12
| 2 students
Eastern La Mental System
Special Education School
Hwy. 10
Jackson, LA 70748
(225) 634-0552
Grades: 10-12
| 8 students
Elayn Hunt Correctional Center
Special Education School
6925 Hwy. 74
Saint Gabriel, LA 70776
(225) 319-4516
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
Jake Drost School For Exceptional Children
Special Education School
1100 N Crocker St
Sulphur, LA 70663
(337) 217-4510
Grades: PK-12
| 32 students
Louisiana Correctional Institute For Women
Special Education School
7205 Hwy. 74
Saint Gabriel, LA 70776
(225) 319-2351
Grades: 10-12
| 1 students
Louisiana School For Math Science & The Arts
Special Education School
Magnet School
(1)
715 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457
(318) 357-2500
Grades: 10-12
| 349 students
Louisiana State Penitentiary
Special Education School
17544 Tunica Trace
Angola, LA 70712
(225) 655-2973
Grades: 10-12
| 2 students
Northlake Youth Academy
Special Education School
23515 Hwy 190-quail Lane
Mandeville, LA 70470
(985) 626-6521
Grades: K-12
| 21 students
Pinehill Alternative High School
Special Education School
132 Hwy 850
Columbia, LA 71418
(318) 649-6097
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rayburn Correctional Institute
Special Education School
27268 Hwy. 21
Angie, LA 70426
(985) 661-6329
Grades: 10-12
| 2 students
Raymond Laborde Correctional Center
Special Education School
1630 Prison Road
Cottonport, LA 71327
(318) 876-2891
Grades: 10-12
| 6 students
Renaissance Home For Youth
Special Education School
1501 Vandenburg Dr.
Alexandria, LA 71306
(318) 448-8592
Grades: K-12
| 29 students
Richland Career Center At Archibald
Special Education School
3768 Hwy 15
Archibald, LA 71218
(318) 248-2461
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
River Oaks Hospital
Special Education School
1525 River Oaks Road West
New Orleans, LA 70123
(504) 734-1740
Grades: K-12
| 13 students
Riverside Alternative High School
Special Education School
3225 River Road
Westwego, LA 70094
(504) 437-3054
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Southdowns School
Special Education School
2050 Hood Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 346-1127
Grades: PK-K
| 100 students
Southside Alternative High School
Special Education School
4701 S Grand Street
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 362-5000
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Winn Correctional Center
Special Education School
Highway 560 Gum Springs Road
Winnfield, LA 71483
(318) 628-3971
Grades: 10-12
| 7 students

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