Top 10 Best Louisiana Special Education Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 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 School For Exceptional Children, Louisiana Special Education Center and Methodist Home For Children Of Greater New Orleans. 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 40% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 70% 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).

Top Louisiana Special Education Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    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: #2-52.-5.
    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: #2-52.-5.
    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: #2-52.-5.
    Pinecrest Supports & Services Center Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5191 Pinecrest Dr. Opc/dental
    Pineville, LA 71361
    (318) 487-5694

    Grades: K-12 | 65 students
  • Rank: #2-52.-5.
    Renaissance Home For Youth Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1501 Vandenburg Dr.
    Alexandria, LA 71306
    (318) 448-8592

    Grades: K-12 | 29 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Louisiana School For The Visually Impaired Special Education School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2888 Brightside Lane
    Baton Rouge, LA 70821
    (225) 757-3482

    Grades: PK-12 | 68 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Thrive Academy Special Education School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    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: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    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: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    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: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3860 Hutchinson
    Shreveport, LA 71109
    (318) 636-5017

    Grades: 2-12 | 74 students
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Bienville Educational Center Special Education School
    325 Main Street-highway 507
    Bienville, LA 71008
    (318) 385-7554

    Grades: PK-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    David Wade Correctional Center Special Education School
    670 Bell Hill Road
    Homer, LA 71040
    (318) 927-0400

    Grades: 10-12 | 3 students
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Dixon Correctional Institute Special Education School
    5568 Hwy. 68
    Jackson, LA 70748
    (225) 634-1200

    Grades: 10-12 | 2 students
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Eastern La Mental System Special Education School
    Hwy. 10
    Jackson, LA 70748
    (225) 634-0552

    Grades: 10-12 | 8 students
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Elayn Hunt Correctional Center Special Education School
    6925 Hwy. 74
    Saint Gabriel, LA 70776
    (225) 319-4516

    Grades: 10-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Jake Drost School For Exceptional Children Special Education School
    1100 N Crocker St
    Sulphur, LA 70663
    (337) 217-4510

    Grades: PK-12 | 32 students
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Louisiana Correctional Institute For Women Special Education School
    7205 Hwy. 74
    Saint Gabriel, LA 70776
    (225) 319-2351

    Grades: 10-12 | 1 student
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Louisiana School For Math Science & The Arts Special Education School
    Magnet School
    715 University Parkway
    Natchitoches, LA 71457
    (318) 357-2500

    Grades: 10-12 | 349 students
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Louisiana State Penitentiary Special Education School
    17544 Tunica Trace
    Angola, LA 70712
    (225) 655-2973

    Grades: 10-12 | 2 students
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    New Orleans Center For Creative Arts Special Education School
    Math: ≥95%
    2800 Chartres St.
    New Orleans, LA 70117
    (504) 940-2787

    Grades: 9-12 | 228 students
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Northlake Youth Academy Special Education School
    23515 Hwy 190-quail Lane
    Mandeville, LA 70470
    (985) 626-6521

    Grades: K-12 | 21 students
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Pinehill Alternative High School Special Education School
    132 Hwy 850
    Columbia, LA 71418
    (318) 649-6097

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Rayburn Correctional Institute Special Education School
    27268 Hwy. 21
    Angie, LA 70426
    (985) 661-6329

    Grades: 10-12 | 2 students
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Raymond Laborde Correctional Center Special Education School
    1630 Prison Road
    Cottonport, LA 71327
    (318) 876-2891

    Grades: 10-12 | 6 students
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Richland Career Center At Archibald Special Education School
    3768 Hwy 15
    Archibald, LA 71218
    (318) 248-2461

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    River Oaks Hospital Special Education School
    1525 River Oaks Road West
    New Orleans, LA 70123
    (504) 734-1740

    Grades: K-12 | 13 students
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Riverside Alternative High School Special Education School
    3225 River Road
    Westwego, LA 70094
    (504) 437-3054

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Southdowns School Special Education School
    2050 Hood Avenue
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    (225) 346-1127

    Grades: PK-K | 100 students
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    Southside Alternative High School Special Education School
    4701 S Grand Street
    Monroe, LA 71202
    (318) 362-5000

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #11-3011.- 30.
    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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