Lusher Charter School

Lusher Charter School serves 1,761 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 98% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 98% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Lusher Charter School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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Lusher Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,761 students
Gender % This chart display gender of Lusher Charter School
Total Classroom Teachers110 teachers
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Lusher Charter School by grade.

School Comparison

Lusher Charter School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lusher Charter School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#17 out of 1277 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
64%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
2%
Hispanic
7%
7%
Black
26%
43%
White
57%
45%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lusher Charter School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score
0.600.61
Graduation Rate
≥95%
82%
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
52%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLusher Charter School District
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lusher Charter School is New Orleans Charter Science And Mathematics High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eleanor Mcmain Secondary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lycee Francais De La Nouvelle-orleans (0.5 miles away)
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