Top 10 Best Public High Schools in Louisiana (2024)

The top ranked public high schools in Louisiana are Patrick F.
Taylor Science & Technology Academy, Haynes School For Advanced Studies and Benjamin Franklin High School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public high schools are Youngsville, Prairieville and Geismar.
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Louisiana is 32%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 42%.

Top Ranked Public High Schools in Louisiana (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 96% | Reading: 98%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 96% (Top 1%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
701 Churchill Pkwy
Westwego, LA 70094
(504) 838-2249
Rank: #22.
Haynes School For Advanced Studies
Magnet School
(Math: 98% | Reading: 97%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 98% (Top 1%)
Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
1416 Metairie Road
Metairie, LA 70005
(504) 837-8300
Rank: #33.
Benjamin Franklin High School
Charter School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 98%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
2001 Leon C. Simon Drive
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 286-2600
Rank: #44.
Caddo Parish Magnet High School
Magnet School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1601 Viking Drive
Shreveport, LA 71101
(318) 221-2501
Rank: #55.
Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies
Magnet School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
17 Gretna Blvd.
Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 363-4300
Rank: #66.
Lusher Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-12
5624 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 304-3960
Rank: #77.
Early College Academy
Magnet School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
320 Devalcourt Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-8956
Rank: #88.
Lsu Laboratory School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
45 Dalrymple Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
(225) 578-3221
Rank: #99.
Baton Rouge Magnet High School
Magnet School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 68% (Top 5%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
2825 Government St
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 383-0520
Rank: #1010.
North Desoto High School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: 8-12
2571 Hwy. 171
Stonewall, LA 71078
(318) 925-6917
Rank: #1111.
Choudrant High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
2555 Hwy. 80
Choudrant, LA 71227
(318) 768-2541
Rank: #1212.
Rosepine High School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 66% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-12
502 Louisiana Avenue
Rosepine, LA 70659
(337) 463-6079
Rank: #1313.
Magnet For Cultural Arts
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
1100 E Leo Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 942-6195
Rank: #1414.
Dutchtown High School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 66% (Top 5%)
Reading: 68% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
13165 Hwy 73
Geismar, LA 70734
(225) 391-6200
Rank: #1515.
Acadiana Renaissance Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 63% (Top 10%)
Reading: 69% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-12
600 Savoy Rd
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 374-1209
Rank: #1616.
Anacoco High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
4740 Port Arthur Avenue
Anacoco, LA 71403
(337) 239-3039
Rank: #1717.
Erath High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
808 South Broadway
Erath, LA 70533
(337) 937-8451
Rank: #1818.
Central Lafourche High School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 68% (Top 5%)
Reading: 63% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
4820 Hwy 1
Raceland, LA 70394
(985) 532-3319
Rank: #1919.
New Orleans Center For Creative Arts
Special Education School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 50-59% (Top 20%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
2800 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 940-2787
Rank: #2020.
Zachary High School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 61% (Top 10%)
Reading: 66% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
4100 Bronco Lane
Zachary, LA 70791
(225) 654-2776
Rank: #2121.
St. Amant High School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 63% (Top 10%)
Reading: 62% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
12035 Hwy 431
Saint Amant, LA 70774
(225) 391-6000
Rank: #2222.
Grand Lake High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 50-54% (Top 20%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
1039 Hwy 384 Grand Lake
Lake Charles, LA 70607
(337) 905-2231
Rank: #2323.
West Feliciana High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
8604 U.s. Hwy. 61
Saint Francisville, LA 70775
(225) 635-4561
Rank: #2424.
David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy
Vocational School
Magnet School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 53% (Top 20%)
Reading: 71% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-12
805 Teurlings Drive
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 262-5962
Rank: #2525.
C.e. Byrd High School
Magnet School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55% (Top 20%)
Reading: 66% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-13
3201 Line Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71104
(318) 869-2567
Rank: #2626.
Southside High School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 65% (Top 5%)
Reading: 59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
312 Almonaster Rd
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 521-7600
Rank: #2727.
Northshore High School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 54% (Top 20%)
Reading: 64% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
100 Panther Drive
Slidell, LA 70461
(985) 649-6400
Rank: #2828.
West Monroe High School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 57% (Top 10%)
Reading: 61% (Top 20%)
Grades: 8-12
201 Riggs Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 323-3771
Rank: #2929.
Mandeville High School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 54% (Top 20%)
Reading: 62% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
#1 Skipper Drive
Mandeville, LA 70471
(985) 626-5225
Rank: #3030.
Lafayette High School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 67% (Top 5%)
Reading: 56% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
3000 West Congress Street
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 984-5284
Rank: #3131.
Sam Houston High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 55% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
880 S H Jones Parkway
Lake Charles, LA 70611
(337) 217-4480
Rank: #3232.
Avoyelles Public Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 54% (Top 20%)
Reading: 61% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-12
201 Longfellow Rd
Mansura, LA 71350
(318) 240-8285
Rank: #3333.
Welsh High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
306 East Bourgeois Street
Welsh, LA 70591
(337) 734-2361
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Benton High School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 52% (Top 20%)
Reading: 61% (Top 20%)
Grades: 8-12
6136 Highway 3
Benton, LA 71006
(318) 549-5240
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Central High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 53% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
10200 E Brookside
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 261-3438
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