Top 10 Best St. Charles Parish Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 9,137 students in St. Charles Parish, LA (there are 4 private schools, serving 1,007 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in St.
Charles Parish, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
The top ranked public schools in St. Charles Parish, LA are Lakewood Elementary School, J.b. Martin Middle School and Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
St. Charles Parish, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in St. Charles Parish have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in St. Charles Parish (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lakewood Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
501 East Heather Drive
Luling, LA 70070
(985) 785-1161
Grades: 3-5
| 542 students
Rank: #22.
J.b. Martin Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
434 South Street
Paradis, LA 70080
(985) 758-7579
Grades: 6-8
| 763 students
Rank: #33.
Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
140 Plantation Road
Destrehan, LA 70047
(985) 725-0123
Grades: 3-5
| 401 students
Rank: #44.
Harry M. Hurst Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
170 Road Runner Lane
Destrehan, LA 70047
(985) 764-6367
Grades: 6-8
| 724 students
Rank: #55.
Destrehan High School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Wildcat Ln
Destrehan, LA 70047
(985) 764-9946
Grades: 9-12
| 1,382 students
Rank: #66.
Norco Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
102 Fifth Street
Norco, LA 70079
(985) 764-7079
Grades: PK-5
| 515 students
Rank: #77.
Hahnville High School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 Tiger Drive
Boutte, LA 70039
(985) 758-7537
Grades: 9-12
| 1,500 students
Rank: #88.
R.j. Vial Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
510 Louisiana Street
Paradis, LA 70080
(985) 758-2771
Grades: 3-5
| 202 students
Rank: #99.
Albert Cammon Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
234 Pirate Drive
Saint Rose, LA 70087
(504) 467-4536
Grades: 6-8
| 297 students
Rank: #1010.
R.k. Smith Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
281 Judge Edward Dufresne Park
Luling, LA 70070
(985) 331-1018
Grades: 6-8
| 334 students
Rank: #1111.
St. Rose Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
230 Pirate Drive
Saint Rose, LA 70087
(504) 464-9254
Grades: PK-5
| 575 students
Rank: #1212.
Luling Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
904 Sugarhouse Road
Luling, LA 70070
(985) 785-6086
Grades: PK-5
| 674 students
Rank: n/an/a
1471 Wpa Road (hwy. 632)
Des Allemands, LA 70030
(985) 758-7427
Grades: PK-2
| 262 students
Rank: n/an/a
222 Birch Street
Luling, LA 70070
(985) 785-8266
Grades: PK-2
| 564 students
Rank: n/an/a
130 Plantation Road
Destrehan, LA 70047
(985) 764-1275
Grades: PK-2
| 402 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in St. Charles Parish, LA

St. Charles Parish Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
523 East Heather Drive
Luling, LA 70070
(985) 785-0299
Grades: PK-K
| 206 students
13292 River Rd
Destrehan, LA 70047
(985) 764-7535
Grades: PK
| n/a students
337 Gum St
Hahnville, LA 70057
(985) 783-6617
Grades: PK
| n/a students
626 Pine Street
Hahnville, LA 70057
(985) 783-1155
Grades: PK
| 108 students
130 Plantation Road
Destrehan, LA 70047
(985) 725-1429
Grades: PK-K
| 144 students
102a Fifth Street
Norco, LA 70079
(985) 764-2787
Grades: PK-2
| 245 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in St. Charles Parish, LA?
The top ranked public schools in St. Charles Parish, LA include Lakewood Elementary School, J.b. Martin Middle School and Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in St. Charles Parish, LA?
15 public schools are located in St. Charles Parish, LA.
What percentage of students in St. Charles Parish, LA go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in St. Charles Parish, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
What is the racial composition of students in St. Charles Parish, LA?
St. Charles Parish, LA public schools minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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