New Orleans school information

IndexNew OrleansLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores54%65%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools1391,33479,235
Total private schools7439524,875
Total post-secondary schools241757,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in New Orleans are 21% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 139 public schools in New Orleans.
  • 83.4% of people in New Orleans have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.0% of people in New Orleans have completed high school.
  • 34.4% of people in New Orleans have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in New Orleans

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  • A.P. Tureaud Elementary School2021 Pauger StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 287 · Ratio: 15:145
  • Abramson Science And Technology School5552 Read BoulevardGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:132
  • Akili Academy Of New Orleans1700 Pratt DriveGrades: KG - 03Students: 219 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Algiers Technology Academy6501 Berkley Dr.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 33 · Ratio: 17:145
  • Alice Harte Elementary Charter School4422 General Meyer AvenueGrades: KG - 08Students: 643 · Ratio: 14:181
  • Andrew H. Wilson Charter School3617 General Pershing StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 562 · Ratio: 21:152
  • Architecture Design & Engineering High School4300 Almonaster AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 268 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Arise Academy3819 St. Claude AvenueGrades: KG - 03Students: 241 · Ratio: 13:162
  • Arthur Ashe Charter School3649 Laurel StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 323 · Ratio: 14:162
  • Audubon Charter School428 Broadway StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 723 · Ratio: 14:188
  • Batiste Cultural Arts Academy At Live Oak Elem3128 Constance StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 58 · Ratio: 22:150
  • Benjamin Banneker Elementary School421 Burdette StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 422 · Ratio: 11:148
  • Benjamin E. Mays Preparatory School3019 Higgins Blvd.Grades: KG - 03Students: 198 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Benjamin Franklin Elem. Math And Science1116 Jefferson Ave.Grades: PK - 06Students: 612 · Ratio: 15:176
  • Benjamin Franklin High School2001 Leon C. Simon DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 657 · Ratio: 17:1100
  • Crocker Arts And Technology School1111 Milan StreetGrades: PK - 04Students: 221 · Ratio: 19:137
  • Dr. Charles Richard Drew Elementary School3819 St. Claude AvenueGrades: 03 - 08Students: 291 · Ratio: 16:121
  • Dr. M.L.K. Charter School For Science & Tech.1617 Caffin AvenueGrades: PK - 11Students: 745 · Ratio: 17:160
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School3700 Tall Pines DriveGrades: PK - 08Students: 595 · Ratio: 14:156
  • E. P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy2503 Willow StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 374 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Edna Karr Secondary School3332 Huntlee DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 875 · Ratio: 17:170
  • Edward Hynes Charter School3774 Gentilly BoulevardGrades: KG - 08Students: 52 · Ratio: 12:184
  • Einstein Charter School5100 Cannes StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 465 · Ratio: 16:168
  • Eleanor Mcmain Secondary School5712 South Claiborne AvenueGrades: 07 - 12Students: 639 · Ratio: 15:163
  • Esperanza Charter School2727 South Carrollton AvenueGrades: KG - 08Students: 398 · Ratio: 16:151
  • F.W. Gregory Elementary School1700 Pratt DriveGrades: 04 - 08Students: 268 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Fannie C. Williams Charter School11755 Dwyer RoadGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:146
  • G.W. Carver High School3059 Higgins Blvd.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 401 · Ratio: 14:123
  • Gentilly Terrace School4721 Painters StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 386 · Ratio: 17:152
  • H.C. Schaumburg Elementary School9501 Grant StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 606 · Ratio: 15:141
  • Harriet Tubman Charter School200 Broadway Suite 108Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:145
  • International School Of Louisiana1400 Camp StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 525 · Ratio: 13:192
  • James M. Singleton Charter School2220 Oretha Castle Haley BouleGrades: PK - 08Students: 659 · Ratio: 18:145
  • James Weldon Johnson School1800 Monroe StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 288 · Ratio: 10:139
  • John Dibert Community School3649 Laurel StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 398 · Ratio: 18:160
  • John Mcdonogh Senior High School2426 Esplanade AvenueGrades: 08 - 12Students: 556 · Ratio: 16:122
  • Joseph A. Craig School5316 Michoud BoulevardGrades: PK - 08Students: 543 · Ratio: 14:126
  • Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School3649 Laurel StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Kipp Believe College Prep (Phillips)1607 South Carrollton AvenueGrades: 04 - 08Students: 348 · Ratio: 13:181
  • Kipp Central City AcademyP.O.Box 13567Grades: 05 - 08Students: 387 · Ratio: 13:156
  • Kipp Central City PrimaryP.O. Box 13567Grades: KG - 02Students: 301 · Ratio: 15:156
  • Kipp Mcdonogh 15 School For The Creative Arts721 St. Phillip StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 506 · Ratio: 14:166
  • Kipp New Orleans Leadership Academy3820 St. Claude StreetGrades: 05 - 05Students: 11 · Ratio: 13:158
  • Kipp Renaissance High School3820 St. Claude StreetGrades: 09 - 09Students: 142 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • L. B. Landry High School1201 L. B. Landry AvenueGrades: 07 - 10Students: 561 · Ratio: 23:138
  • Lafayette Academy Of New Orleans2727 South Carrollton AvenueGrades: PK - 07Students: 795 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Lagniappe Academies Of New Orleans1501 St. Louis StreetGrades: 05 - 05Students: 61 · Ratio: 9:139
  • Lake Area High School6026 Paris AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 387 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Lake Forest Elementary Charter SchoolP.O. Box 15095Grades: KG - 08Students: 456 · Ratio: 15:199
  • Langston Hughes Academy Charter School3519 Trafalgar StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 597 · Ratio: 17:160
  • Lusher Charter School5624 Freret StreetGrades: KG - 12Students: 1,636 · Ratio: 16:199
  • Lycee Francais De La Nouvelle-Orleans5500 Prytania Street #424Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Mahalia Jackson Elementary School2405 Jackson AvenueGrades: PK - KGStudents: 59 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • Martin Behrman Elementary School715 Opelousas AvenueGrades: PK - 08Students: 628 · Ratio: 18:167
  • Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/Technology4040 Eagle StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 358 · Ratio: 13:170
  • Mary D. Coghill Elementary School5500 Piety StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 583 · Ratio: 16:153
  • Mcdonogh #28 City Park Academy2733 Esplanade AvenueGrades: KG - 08Students: 407 · Ratio: 17:151
  • Mcdonogh #32 Elementary School800 Dearmas StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 557 · Ratio: 16:138
  • Mcdonogh #35 Senior High School1331 Kerlerec StreetGrades: 07 - 12Students: 945 · Ratio: 18:150
  • Mcdonogh #42 Elementary Charter School1651 North Tonti StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 561 · Ratio: 18:131
  • Milestone Sabis Academy Of New Orleans5951 Patton StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 386 · Ratio: 15:157
  • Miller-Mccoy Academy7301 Dwyer StreetGrades: 05 - 11Students: 533 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Morris Jeff Community SchoolP. O. Box 19227Grades: PK - 02Students: 139 · Ratio: 15:166
  • Murray Henderson Elementary School2701 Lawrence StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 347 · Ratio: 13:139
  • Nelson Elementary School3121 St. Bernard AvenueGrades: PK - 08Students: 406 · Ratio: 17:152
  • New Orleans Center For Creative Arts2800 Chartres St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • New Orleans Charter Science And Math Academy5552 Read BlvdGrades: 09 - 11Students: 21 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • New Orleans Charter Science And Mathematics Hs5625 Loyola AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 349 · Ratio: 13:170
  • New Orleans Military And Maritime Academy643 Magazine Street Suite 403Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Nola College Prep Charter School3127 Martin L. King Blvd.Grades: KG - 09Students: 604 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • O.P. Walker Senior High School2832 General Meyer AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 874 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • P. A. Capdau School4621 Canal StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 361 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Paul B. Habans Elementary School3819 Herschel StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 32 · Ratio: 12:160
  • Pride College Preparatory Academy1700 Pratt DriveGrades: KG - 03Students: 194 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Renew Accelerated High School #12426 EsplanadeGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Renew Accelerated High School #2709 Park BoulevardGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Renew At Reed Elementary5552 Read BoulevardGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Robert Russa Moton Charter School6800 Chef Menteur HighwayGrades: PK - 07Students: 30 · Ratio: 19:161
  • Samuel J. Green Charter School3649 Laurel StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 484 · Ratio: 17:152
  • Sarah Towles Reed Senior High School5316 Michoud BoulevardGrades: 08 - 12Students: 564 · Ratio: 13:128
  • Schwarz Alternative School709 Park Blvd.Grades: 06 - 12Students: 13 · Ratio: 7:17
  • Scitech Academy At Laurel Elementary820 Jackson AvenueGrades: KG - 08Students: 638 · Ratio: 21:157
  • Sojourner Truth AcademyP. O. Box 13294Grades: 09 - 11Students: 248 · Ratio: 13:130
  • Sophie B. Wright Inst. Of Academic Excellence1426 Napoleon AvenueGrades: 06 - 12Students: 405 · Ratio: 17:159
  • Success Preparatory Academy2011 Bienville StreetGrades: KG - 04Students: 33 · Ratio: 17:151
  • The Alternative Learning Institute3000 Perdido StreetGrades: 07 - 12Students: 103 · Ratio: 25:15
  • The Intercultural Charter School5316 Michoud Blvd.Grades: KG - 07Students: 361 · Ratio: 19:153
  • Walter L. Cohen High School3520 Dryades StreetGrades: 08 - 12Students: 418 · Ratio: 15:119
  • Warren Easton Senior High School3019 Canal StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 864 · Ratio: 18:176
  • William J. Fischer Elementary School1801 L.B. Landry AvenueGrades: PK - 08Students: 506 · Ratio: 20:139
  • Youth Study Center1100 Milton StreetGrades: 04 - 11Students: 21 · Ratio: 6:1n/a

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Education level achieved in New Orleans

IndexNew OrleansLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade83.4%79.5%83.8%
Completed high school82.0%77.6%82.4%
Completed some college60.8%48.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree38.9%27.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors34.4%22.1%29.3%
Completed masters14.8%7.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree6.2%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.1%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in New Orleans (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belle Chasse, LA13,17185%25%
Harahan, LA9,32478%15%
Arabi, LA4,52178%14%
Meraux, LA6,62778%14%
St. Rose, LA9,12576%12%
New Orleans, LA368,47154%21%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Arlington, TX375,30585%24%
Bakersfield, CA358,70048%29%
Wichita, KS385,51873%6%
Tampa, FL348,93448%29%
Honolulu, HI345,13061%11%
New Orleans, LA368,47154%21%
Source: The New Orleans, LA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.