OUR SCHOOLS

 

Find your best match!

There are 87 public schools in the city, all with different strengths. Click on any of the schools below to learn more.

The NET:Central City and The NET:Gentilly

Meeting Needs, Raising Expectations, Training for Life

  • A community committed to relationship building and restorative practices
  • Classrooms committed to differentiated, hands-on, and relevant learning

Success Prep @ Thurgood Marshall

Revolution Through Education

  • As a stand-alone, single-site charter, we can innovate and adapt to meet the specific needs of our community and to create the school our kids deserve.
  • We protect and elevate our students’ passion, experience, identity, and voice.

New Beginnings Schools Foundation

We innovatively prepare every child, every day, for success in life, college and careers.

  • Our network was founded by the dean of the University of New Orleans’ College of Education and Human Development in 2004 when UNO opened Louisiana’s first Type 5 charter school.
  • New Beginning Schools Foundation Network Schools is a Pre-K through 12th grade charter management organization.

Algiers Charter Schools

Children First, For A Better Future

  • Algiers Charter is a community-based charter network committed to student success in both college and life.
  • Our two flagship schools — Landry Walker and Martin Behrman — are designed to support each child’s academic, social, and emotional journey.

ARISE Academy

Proud 9th Ward Community School

  • Ranked in the top ten of open-enrollment schools in New Orleans for Top Growth on statewide assessments for the 2017-2018 school year!
  • We accelerate student interests and voice through diverse enrichment opportunities: art, dance, band, culinary arts, fashion design, video game design, and more!

Audubon Schools

Culture, community, creativity

  • Audubon has created an advanced learning environment driven by a curricula designed to draw highly-motivated, high-achieving students.
  • Audubon is an accredited French school with membership in the American Montessori Society (AMS).

Benjamin Franklin Elementary Mathematics and Science School

Beyond expectations

  • We accelerate the learning of all students through data driven inquiry, reflective teaching, and powerful learning.
  • We educate children to excel academically and individually.

Benjamin Franklin High School

Making the Best School Better

  • Franklin has the city’s most culturally and racially diverse student population, sharing a common goal of academic and personal preparation for college and career.
  • Teacher autonomy / responsibility is key to academic success, and draws from 80% of faculty with graduate degrees and an average of 15 years teaching experience.

Bricolage Academy

Advancing equity by creating innovators.

  • Bricolage is regularly among the highest performing schools in New Orleans.
  • Bricolage has an average staff retention rate of 82% annually.

Center for Resilience

The only therapeutic day treatment program in Louisiana.

  • We provide educational and intensive mental health supports in an innovative partnership with the Tulane University Medical School Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • We ensure the emotional well-being and academic readiness of children with behavioral health needs in the Greater New Orleans region.

Choice Foundation

Promoting exemplary operation of charter schools.

  • Tremendous Growth in Student Achievements
  • Extensive Student and Family Support

Collegiate Academies

10 years rooted in New Orleans

  • Voted #1 place to work in New Orleans.  85% teacher retention 5 years in a row.
  • Rigorous academics paired with strong interventions and positive student identity. 99% of seniors accepted to college!

Crescent City Schools

Inspiring people committed to excellence in open enrollment schools

  • Top Growth Schools with a belief in the potential of every child and a commitment to raising standards for academic excellence in New Orleans.
  • Outstanding benefits package designed to inspire our staff to take care of themselves, take care of their families, and craft sustainable careers.

Einstein Charter Schools

An Equation for Excellence in New Orleans East

  • Designated High-Quality Charter Schools by USDOE 2015.
  • Imagine Learning ESL Program “Super School” 2016.

Élan Academy

A Classical Education for the 21st Century

  • The little school under the bridge that’s doing big things in Algiers.
  • We believe that learning experiences must be presented in a variety of ways such that the uniqueness of our students is respected.

Encore Academy

Where arts alongside academics works!

  • We provide a rigorous and differentiated academic program strengthened by a broad musical arts curriculum.
  • We believe it is a school’s role to educate the whole child.

Fannie C. Williams Charter School

Prompt. Polite. Productive. Prepared.

  • Instructing the children of New Orleans employing Holistic Education–just as our namesake did–Fannie C. Williams (1882-1980).
  • Our Warriors are taught Core Academics, Critical Thinking Skills, Hands-On Lessons, Character Formation, and Healthy Social Skills enriched with Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Visual Art, Physical Education, and Computer Literacy instruction.

FirstLine Schools

FirstLine Schools, Education for Life. Celebrating our 20 year Anniversary this year.

  • Home of the FirstLine Schools’ signature program, Edible Schoolyard New Orleans with gardens, teaching kitchens, greenhouses and farm animals.
  • Last year, all FirstLine K-8s were among top performers in the city for “Top Growth” on state assessments. Two FLS schools tied for the highest combined student growth scores citywide.

Foundation Preparatory Charter School

Diverse school with an inclusive model

  • We use a 3 tier, trauma informed restorative practice model.
  • We believe that everyone should be treated as an individual, thus have a 25 student/classroom, with 2 teacher model and individual coaching model.

Homer A. Plessy Community School

Arts Integrated, Project Based Learning in the Heart of the French Quarter

  • Homer A. Plessy Community School fosters project-based learning through the arts in a joyful and diverse environment.
  • Our vision is to develop creative, critical, and responsible thinkers

Friends of King

Where dreams begin: preparing the next generation.

  • We value and celebrate individually and as a community.
  • We strive to create an environment where teaching and learning are innovative and exciting.

Hynes Charter School

Hynes...shaping leaders for a changing world.

  • Home of the Huskies- French immersion and traditional programming offered in an inclusive, collaborative school culture.
  • Rated A by the Louisiana Department of Education and had the highest demand for applications for the 2018-19 school year in Enroll NOLA.

IDEA New Orleans

IDEA Public Schools prepares students from all communities for success in college and citizenship

  • 100% College Bound: Since our first graduating class in 2007, 100% of our seniors have been accepted to colleges and universities nationwide.
  • Character Development: Beyond academics, our enrichment programs develop independent, responsible citizens who give back to their communities.

InspireNOLA Charter Schools

Top Performing Schools in the City

  • Only charter network in New Orleans with 2 A-graded schools.
  • Operates 6 schools serving more than 4,500 students in Pre-K through 12th grade.

International High School of New Orleans

Educating for a changing world.

  • Our students learn to think from global perspectives.
  • We offer students the opportunity to participate in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).

International School of Louisiana

A local public charter school with an international perspective

  • ISL embraces the culture of New Orleans through a language immersion program that values the ethnic diversity of this historically significant region.
  • We teach children to embrace diversity in their community.

James M. Singleton Charter School

“Tell me, I’ll forget; Show me, I’ll remember; Involve me, I’ll understand”

  • We have a partnership with the Ashe Cultural Arts Center.
  • Our goal is to promote the development of our youth, healthy living, and social responsibility.

JCFA – East

A non-traditional path to a high school diploma

  • The JCFA model allows students to work at their own pace.
  • JCFA students learn in a blended learning environment with a 10:1 student-faculty ratio.

KIPP New Orleans Schools

New Orleans' flagship open-enrollment public school network

  • KIPP New Orleans Schools is a growing family of 11 schools educating 5200 students in grades PK-12 with a track record for supporting all students on their paths to and through college.
  • With a ‘team and family’ school and staff culture, KIPP New Orleans educators receive best-in-class professional development, coaching and support.

Lake Forest Elementary Charter

2013 National Blue Ribbon School

  • Highest performing K-8 school in student achievement in the city and state.
  • 2013 National Blue Ribbon School ; 2009/2015 National Title 1 Distinguished School Award Recipient.

Living School

Learn by doing.

  • An equity-focused, democratic, project-based high school.
  • Opening Fall 2019 in New Orleans East.

Loyola University of New Orleans

Private, co-educational Jesuit university dedicated to academic excellence

  • Complete your MAT in 4 semesters, summer to summer
  • 40% of classes are online

Lusher Charter School

Celebrating cultural diversity through high academics and the arts.

  • The US Department of Education has recognized Lusher as a 2018 Blue Ribbon School.
  • We are on the cutting edge of arts-based education, positive behavior systems, and research-based approaches to math and reading instruction.

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans

The free French immersion public charter school serving all of Louisiana.

  • We believe social diversity is essential to a student’s education.
  • Lycée Français follows the French national curriculum and also adheres to aspects of the Louisiana state curriculum.

Mary D. Coghill Charter School

Where achievement matters

  • Our vision is to unite with parents and the community to create and maintain a safe, quality learning environment.
  • Our mission is to educate, empower, and motivate children within Orleans Parish to be future leaders.

Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School

School of Literature and Technology

  • Our mission is to increase academic success by promoting continuous educational development for all learners.
  • We have a “Music and the Brain” program.

McDonogh #35 High School

Direct Run High School

  • Orleans Parish School Board Direct-Run School
  • High School (Grades 10-12)

Mildred Osborne Charter School

Learning Today. Leading Tomorrow.

  • On the 2017-18 LEAP assessments, we gained 7 points in the percentage of students scoring Mastery and above in ELA and math combined. (We were tied for top growth in the city in this category.)
  • We offer robust math and reading Intervention and Enrichment (IAE) blocks, providing small group instruction to students struggling in these content areas and who are at/above grade level.

Morris Jeff Community School

The only authorized PK-12 International Baccalaureate School in Louisiana.

  • Our school was imagined and built out of thousands of conversations, with parents, community members and professional educators.
  • We are proud to be one of the most racially and economically diverse schools in the city.

New Harmony High School

Students at the Center

  • Expeditionary, project and problem based learning.
  • 15:1 student to adviser ratio, with looping advisories

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts

Louisiana’s arts conservatory

  • NOCCA was founded in 1973 by a diverse coalition of artists, educators, business leaders, and community activists.
  • We offer students intensive instruction in culinary arts, dance, media arts: filmmaking & audio production, music, theatre arts, visual arts, and creative writing.

New Orleans Charter Science and Math High School (Sci High)

Sci High: Where Innovation Meets Determination

  • One of the top performing open-enrollment high schools in New Orleans.
  • Our school offers more than ten different STEM electives, including 3D modeling, robotics, digital media, and health sciences.

New Orleans College Prep

Prep for College, Prep for Life

  • NOCP has implemented trauma-informed practices and restorative justice practices at all school sites
  • Walter L. Cohen College Prep is home to the city’s largest ELL program. It serves nearly 100 students representing 7 countries.

New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy

Largest Marine JROTC Program in the Nation

  • Open Enrollment Serving over 850 Cadets in Grades 8-12
  • Type 2 Charter School Authorized by BESE

Noble Minds Institute for Whole Child Learning

Where the experience is as good as the learning.

  • We meet the academic and personal growth needs of all children.
  • We are designed to meet the mental health needs of students who struggle with specific emotional and behavioral issues.

Relay Graduate School of Education

Nation’s leading grad school for educators who are committed to learning and growing

  • A diverse institution that fosters equity and inclusion among our faculty, staff, and students.
  • 93% of Residents agree that the Relay Residency had a positive impact on their teaching.

ReNEW Accelerated High School

Accelerate your Graduation. Accelerate your Career. Accelerate your Success.

  • Students ages 16-22 master rigorous skills and content, at an accelerated rate, in a small school focused on individualized support.
  • Consistent instructional coaching, high quality tiered interventions and an individualized approach to turning obstacles into opportunities for students who have struggled the most.

ReNEW Schools

The city's first school turnaround organization

  • 1:1 computer-to-student ratio
  • Focus on intervention and literacy

Robert Russa Moton Charter School

Wisdom, understanding and knowledge are the keys to success.

  • We enable our children to be Motivated, Outstanding, Talented, Organized, No nonsense learners.
  • A unique year-round calendar provides continuous instruction minus long breaks.

Rooted School

National leader in sending high schoolers to industries growing the quickest and paying the most

  • We’re a team of people thrilled to pursue what others don’t believe is possible
  • The thing teammates hate most about working here is obsession with personal and professional growth (read: giving and receiving loads of feedback to everyone all the time)

Sophie B. Wright High School

Sophie B. Wright High School - Institute for Academic Excellence

  • The school is one of the oldest schools in New Orleans. It was build in 1910.
  • Sophie B. Wright was an educator who started several free schools and the city’s “Home for Incurables,” a care facility for disabled and gravely ill patients.

Teach For America Greater New Orleans

Outstanding leaders committed to expanding educational opportunity

  • Corps members commit to at least two years teaching in an under-resourced public school working shoulder-to-shoulder with students, educators, and community members.
  • The impact corps members have in the classroom shapes the trajectory of their lives and careers and fuels a lifelong commitment to their students.

teachNOLA

National Leader in Teacher Training

  • Study proven teaching techniques with expert educators in real NOLA classrooms
  • Work full-time and earn a full teacher’s salary, plus comprehensive benefits while you train

Travis Hill School

Embracing Our Own

  • At the Travis Hill Schools, located in the Orleans Justice Center and the Youth Study Center, we provide teens and young adults held in detention with a transformative educational experience, designed to both help restore their sense of dignity and humanity and prepare them for success upon release
  • By working at the Travis Hill Schools, you have the chance to provide our city’s most shunned, vulnerable, and at-risk students with the education they need and deserve, as a part of a small, close-knit team devoted to social justice and empowerment through education

Warren Easton Charter High School

Oldest Public School In Louisiana

  • Notable Alumni: Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, Arthur “Mr. Mardi Gras” Hardy, Actor Anthony Mackie
  • 100% Graduation Rate (2011-2017)

Xavier’s Norman C. Francis Teacher Residency

Teachers, Mentors, Residents....Growing Together!

  • During their residency year, candidates receive a 25K stipend, student health insurance, and a scholarship for the first year of tuition.
  • Residents receive a Masters degree after 36 hours of coursework.

Algiers Charter Schools

Children First, For A Better Future

ARISE Academy

Proud 9th Ward Community School

Audubon Schools

Culture, community, creativity

Benjamin Franklin High School

Making the Best School Better

Bricolage Academy

Advancing equity by creating innovators.

Center for Resilience

The only therapeutic day treatment program in Louisiana.

Choice Foundation

Promoting exemplary operation of charter schools.

Collegiate Academies

10 years rooted in New Orleans

Crescent City Schools

Inspiring people committed to excellence in open enrollment schools

Einstein Charter Schools

An Equation for Excellence in New Orleans East

Élan Academy

A Classical Education for the 21st Century

Encore Academy

Where arts alongside academics works!

Fannie C. Williams Charter School

Prompt. Polite. Productive. Prepared.

FirstLine Schools

FirstLine Schools, Education for Life. Celebrating our 20 year Anniversary this year.

Foundation Preparatory Charter School

Diverse school with an inclusive model

Friends of King

Where dreams begin: preparing the next generation.

Homer A. Plessy Community School

Arts Integrated, Project Based Learning in the Heart of the French Quarter

Hynes Charter School

Hynes...shaping leaders for a changing world.

IDEA New Orleans

IDEA Public Schools prepares students from all communities for success in college and citizenship

InspireNOLA Charter Schools

Top Performing Schools in the City

International School of Louisiana

A local public charter school with an international perspective

James M. Singleton Charter School

“Tell me, I’ll forget; Show me, I’ll remember; Involve me, I’ll understand”

JCFA – East

A non-traditional path to a high school diploma

KIPP New Orleans Schools

New Orleans' flagship open-enrollment public school network

Lake Forest Elementary Charter

2013 National Blue Ribbon School

Lusher Charter School

Celebrating cultural diversity through high academics and the arts.

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans

The free French immersion public charter school serving all of Louisiana.

Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School

School of Literature and Technology

Mildred Osborne Charter School

Learning Today. Leading Tomorrow.

Morris Jeff Community School

The only authorized PK-12 International Baccalaureate School in Louisiana.

New Beginnings Schools Foundation

We innovatively prepare every child, every day, for success in life, college and careers.

New Orleans College Prep

Prep for College, Prep for Life

New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy

Largest Marine JROTC Program in the Nation

Noble Minds Institute for Whole Child Learning

Where the experience is as good as the learning.

ReNEW Accelerated High School

Accelerate your Graduation. Accelerate your Career. Accelerate your Success.

ReNEW Schools

The city's first school turnaround organization

Robert Russa Moton Charter School

Wisdom, understanding and knowledge are the keys to success.

Rooted School

National leader in sending high schoolers to industries growing the quickest and paying the most

Sophie B. Wright High School

Sophie B. Wright High School - Institute for Academic Excellence

The NET:Central City and The NET:Gentilly

Meeting Needs, Raising Expectations, Training for Life

Warren Easton Charter High School

Oldest Public School In Louisiana

Algiers Charter Schools

Children First, For A Better Future

  • Algiers Charter is a community-based charter network committed to student success in both college and life.
  • Our two flagship schools — Landry Walker and Martin Behrman — are designed to support each child’s academic, social, and emotional journey.

ARISE Academy

Proud 9th Ward Community School

  • Ranked in the top ten of open-enrollment schools in New Orleans for Top Growth on statewide assessments for the 2017-2018 school year!
  • We accelerate student interests and voice through diverse enrichment opportunities: art, dance, band, culinary arts, fashion design, video game design, and more!

Audubon Schools

Culture, community, creativity

  • Audubon has created an advanced learning environment driven by a curricula designed to draw highly-motivated, high-achieving students.
  • Audubon is an accredited French school with membership in the American Montessori Society (AMS).

Benjamin Franklin Elementary Mathematics and Science School

Beyond expectations

  • We accelerate the learning of all students through data driven inquiry, reflective teaching, and powerful learning.
  • We educate children to excel academically and individually.

Benjamin Franklin High School

Making the Best School Better

  • Franklin has the city’s most culturally and racially diverse student population, sharing a common goal of academic and personal preparation for college and career.
  • Teacher autonomy / responsibility is key to academic success, and draws from 80% of faculty with graduate degrees and an average of 15 years teaching experience.

Bricolage Academy

Advancing equity by creating innovators.

  • Bricolage is regularly among the highest performing schools in New Orleans.
  • Bricolage has an average staff retention rate of 82% annually.

Center for Resilience

The only therapeutic day treatment program in Louisiana.

  • We provide educational and intensive mental health supports in an innovative partnership with the Tulane University Medical School Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • We ensure the emotional well-being and academic readiness of children with behavioral health needs in the Greater New Orleans region.

Choice Foundation

Promoting exemplary operation of charter schools.

  • Tremendous Growth in Student Achievements
  • Extensive Student and Family Support

Collegiate Academies

10 years rooted in New Orleans

  • Voted #1 place to work in New Orleans.  85% teacher retention 5 years in a row.
  • Rigorous academics paired with strong interventions and positive student identity. 99% of seniors accepted to college!

Crescent City Schools

Inspiring people committed to excellence in open enrollment schools

  • Top Growth Schools with a belief in the potential of every child and a commitment to raising standards for academic excellence in New Orleans.
  • Outstanding benefits package designed to inspire our staff to take care of themselves, take care of their families, and craft sustainable careers.

Einstein Charter Schools

An Equation for Excellence in New Orleans East

  • Designated High-Quality Charter Schools by USDOE 2015.
  • Imagine Learning ESL Program “Super School” 2016.

Élan Academy

A Classical Education for the 21st Century

  • The little school under the bridge that’s doing big things in Algiers.
  • We believe that learning experiences must be presented in a variety of ways such that the uniqueness of our students is respected.

Encore Academy

Where arts alongside academics works!

  • We provide a rigorous and differentiated academic program strengthened by a broad musical arts curriculum.
  • We believe it is a school’s role to educate the whole child.

Fannie C. Williams Charter School

Prompt. Polite. Productive. Prepared.

  • Instructing the children of New Orleans employing Holistic Education–just as our namesake did–Fannie C. Williams (1882-1980).
  • Our Warriors are taught Core Academics, Critical Thinking Skills, Hands-On Lessons, Character Formation, and Healthy Social Skills enriched with Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Visual Art, Physical Education, and Computer Literacy instruction.

FirstLine Schools

FirstLine Schools, Education for Life. Celebrating our 20 year Anniversary this year.

  • Home of the FirstLine Schools’ signature program, Edible Schoolyard New Orleans with gardens, teaching kitchens, greenhouses and farm animals.
  • Last year, all FirstLine K-8s were among top performers in the city for “Top Growth” on state assessments. Two FLS schools tied for the highest combined student growth scores citywide.

Foundation Preparatory Charter School

Diverse school with an inclusive model

  • We use a 3 tier, trauma informed restorative practice model.
  • We believe that everyone should be treated as an individual, thus have a 25 student/classroom, with 2 teacher model and individual coaching model.

Friends of King

Where dreams begin: preparing the next generation.

  • We value and celebrate individually and as a community.
  • We strive to create an environment where teaching and learning are innovative and exciting.

Homer A. Plessy Community School

Arts Integrated, Project Based Learning in the Heart of the French Quarter

  • Homer A. Plessy Community School fosters project-based learning through the arts in a joyful and diverse environment.
  • Our vision is to develop creative, critical, and responsible thinkers

Hynes Charter School

Hynes...shaping leaders for a changing world.

  • Home of the Huskies- French immersion and traditional programming offered in an inclusive, collaborative school culture.
  • Rated A by the Louisiana Department of Education and had the highest demand for applications for the 2018-19 school year in Enroll NOLA.

IDEA New Orleans

IDEA Public Schools prepares students from all communities for success in college and citizenship

  • 100% College Bound: Since our first graduating class in 2007, 100% of our seniors have been accepted to colleges and universities nationwide.
  • Character Development: Beyond academics, our enrichment programs develop independent, responsible citizens who give back to their communities.

InspireNOLA Charter Schools

Top Performing Schools in the City

  • Only charter network in New Orleans with 2 A-graded schools.
  • Operates 6 schools serving more than 4,500 students in Pre-K through 12th grade.

International High School of New Orleans

Educating for a changing world.

  • Our students learn to think from global perspectives.
  • We offer students the opportunity to participate in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).

International School of Louisiana

A local public charter school with an international perspective

  • ISL embraces the culture of New Orleans through a language immersion program that values the ethnic diversity of this historically significant region.
  • We teach children to embrace diversity in their community.

James M. Singleton Charter School

“Tell me, I’ll forget; Show me, I’ll remember; Involve me, I’ll understand”

  • We have a partnership with the Ashe Cultural Arts Center.
  • Our goal is to promote the development of our youth, healthy living, and social responsibility.

JCFA – East

A non-traditional path to a high school diploma

  • The JCFA model allows students to work at their own pace.
  • JCFA students learn in a blended learning environment with a 10:1 student-faculty ratio.

KIPP New Orleans Schools

New Orleans' flagship open-enrollment public school network

  • KIPP New Orleans Schools is a growing family of 11 schools educating 5200 students in grades PK-12 with a track record for supporting all students on their paths to and through college.
  • With a ‘team and family’ school and staff culture, KIPP New Orleans educators receive best-in-class professional development, coaching and support.

Lake Forest Elementary Charter

2013 National Blue Ribbon School

  • Highest performing K-8 school in student achievement in the city and state.
  • 2013 National Blue Ribbon School ; 2009/2015 National Title 1 Distinguished School Award Recipient.

Living School

Learn by doing.

  • An equity-focused, democratic, project-based high school.
  • Opening Fall 2019 in New Orleans East.

Lusher Charter School

Celebrating cultural diversity through high academics and the arts.

  • The US Department of Education has recognized Lusher as a 2018 Blue Ribbon School.
  • We are on the cutting edge of arts-based education, positive behavior systems, and research-based approaches to math and reading instruction.

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans

The free French immersion public charter school serving all of Louisiana.

  • We believe social diversity is essential to a student’s education.
  • Lycée Français follows the French national curriculum and also adheres to aspects of the Louisiana state curriculum.

Mary D. Coghill Charter School

Where achievement matters

  • Our vision is to unite with parents and the community to create and maintain a safe, quality learning environment.
  • Our mission is to educate, empower, and motivate children within Orleans Parish to be future leaders.

Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School

School of Literature and Technology

  • Our mission is to increase academic success by promoting continuous educational development for all learners.
  • We have a “Music and the Brain” program.

McDonogh #35 High School

Direct Run High School

  • Orleans Parish School Board Direct-Run School
  • High School (Grades 10-12)

Mildred Osborne Charter School

Learning Today. Leading Tomorrow.

  • On the 2017-18 LEAP assessments, we gained 7 points in the percentage of students scoring Mastery and above in ELA and math combined. (We were tied for top growth in the city in this category.)
  • We offer robust math and reading Intervention and Enrichment (IAE) blocks, providing small group instruction to students struggling in these content areas and who are at/above grade level.

Morris Jeff Community School

The only authorized PK-12 International Baccalaureate School in Louisiana.

  • Our school was imagined and built out of thousands of conversations, with parents, community members and professional educators.
  • We are proud to be one of the most racially and economically diverse schools in the city.

New Beginnings Schools Foundation

We innovatively prepare every child, every day, for success in life, college and careers.

  • Our network was founded by the dean of the University of New Orleans’ College of Education and Human Development in 2004 when UNO opened Louisiana’s first Type 5 charter school.
  • New Beginning Schools Foundation Network Schools is a Pre-K through 12th grade charter management organization.

New Harmony High School

Students at the Center

  • Expeditionary, project and problem based learning.
  • 15:1 student to adviser ratio, with looping advisories

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts

Louisiana’s arts conservatory

  • NOCCA was founded in 1973 by a diverse coalition of artists, educators, business leaders, and community activists.
  • We offer students intensive instruction in culinary arts, dance, media arts: filmmaking & audio production, music, theatre arts, visual arts, and creative writing.

New Orleans Charter Science and Math High School (Sci High)

Sci High: Where Innovation Meets Determination

  • One of the top performing open-enrollment high schools in New Orleans.
  • Our school offers more than ten different STEM electives, including 3D modeling, robotics, digital media, and health sciences.

New Orleans College Prep

Prep for College, Prep for Life

  • NOCP has implemented trauma-informed practices and restorative justice practices at all school sites
  • Walter L. Cohen College Prep is home to the city’s largest ELL program. It serves nearly 100 students representing 7 countries.

New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy

Largest Marine JROTC Program in the Nation

  • Open Enrollment Serving over 850 Cadets in Grades 8-12
  • Type 2 Charter School Authorized by BESE

Noble Minds Institute for Whole Child Learning

Where the experience is as good as the learning.

  • We meet the academic and personal growth needs of all children.
  • We are designed to meet the mental health needs of students who struggle with specific emotional and behavioral issues.

ReNEW Accelerated High School

Accelerate your Graduation. Accelerate your Career. Accelerate your Success.

  • Students ages 16-22 master rigorous skills and content, at an accelerated rate, in a small school focused on individualized support.
  • Consistent instructional coaching, high quality tiered interventions and an individualized approach to turning obstacles into opportunities for students who have struggled the most.

ReNEW Schools

The city's first school turnaround organization

  • 1:1 computer-to-student ratio
  • Focus on intervention and literacy

Robert Russa Moton Charter School

Wisdom, understanding and knowledge are the keys to success.

  • We enable our children to be Motivated, Outstanding, Talented, Organized, No nonsense learners.
  • A unique year-round calendar provides continuous instruction minus long breaks.

Rooted School

National leader in sending high schoolers to industries growing the quickest and paying the most

  • We’re a team of people thrilled to pursue what others don’t believe is possible
  • The thing teammates hate most about working here is obsession with personal and professional growth (read: giving and receiving loads of feedback to everyone all the time)

Sophie B. Wright High School

Sophie B. Wright High School - Institute for Academic Excellence

  • The school is one of the oldest schools in New Orleans. It was build in 1910.
  • Sophie B. Wright was an educator who started several free schools and the city’s “Home for Incurables,” a care facility for disabled and gravely ill patients.

Success Prep @ Thurgood Marshall

Revolution Through Education

  • As a stand-alone, single-site charter, we can innovate and adapt to meet the specific needs of our community and to create the school our kids deserve.
  • We protect and elevate our students’ passion, experience, identity, and voice.

The NET:Central City and The NET:Gentilly

Meeting Needs, Raising Expectations, Training for Life

  • A community committed to relationship building and restorative practices
  • Classrooms committed to differentiated, hands-on, and relevant learning

Travis Hill School

Embracing Our Own

  • At the Travis Hill Schools, located in the Orleans Justice Center and the Youth Study Center, we provide teens and young adults held in detention with a transformative educational experience, designed to both help restore their sense of dignity and humanity and prepare them for success upon release
  • By working at the Travis Hill Schools, you have the chance to provide our city’s most shunned, vulnerable, and at-risk students with the education they need and deserve, as a part of a small, close-knit team devoted to social justice and empowerment through education

Warren Easton Charter High School

Oldest Public School In Louisiana

  • Notable Alumni: Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, Arthur “Mr. Mardi Gras” Hardy, Actor Anthony Mackie
  • 100% Graduation Rate (2011-2017)