Lusher Charter School

Serving 1,917 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Lusher Charter School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,917 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in LA)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 86% (Top 5%)
  • : 92% (Top 1%)
  • : 83% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Lusher Charter School's student population of 1,917 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
1,917 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
95 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Lusher Charter School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,251 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lusher Charter School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (LA)
#14 out of 1251 schools
(Top 5%)
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86%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lusher Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
92%
42%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lusher Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
83%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Lusher Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Lusher Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
20%
42%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Lusher Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
59%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Louisiana.
0.60
This chart displays the diversity score of Lusher Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
83%
This chart displays graduation rate of Lusher Charter School and public school graduation rate of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lusher Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lusher Charter School's ranking?
Lusher Charter School is ranked #14 out of 1,251 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Louisiana.
What schools are Lusher Charter School often compared to?
Lusher Charter Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Benjamin Franklin High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
86% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% LA state average), while 92% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% LA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lusher Charter School?
The graduation rate of Lusher Charter School is 95%, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 83%.
How many students attend Lusher Charter School?
1,917 students attend Lusher Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Lusher Charter School students are White, 20% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lusher Charter School?
Lusher Charter School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What grades does Lusher Charter School offer ?
Lusher Charter School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Lusher Charter School part of?
Lusher Charter School is part of Lusher Charter School District.
In what neighborhood is Lusher Charter School located?
Lusher Charter School is located in the Audubon neighborhood of New Orleans, LA. There are 2 other public schools located in Audubon.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,917 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 86% (Top 5%)
  • : 92% (Top 1%)
  • : 83% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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