PROFICIENCY 69% 7% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
71%Orleans Parish
75%New Orleans

Edna Karr High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Orleans Parish" in New Orleans, LA. There are a total of 1,080 students and 64 teachers at Edna Karr High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 606 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Edna Karr High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 68.5%, which is 7% higher than the Louisiana average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch606
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment183
Taking some courses176
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses17
Passing no courses151

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Edna Karr High School, there are a total of 183 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 176 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School60-64%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School70-74%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Edna Karr High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 1.0% 16.6% 49.0% 51.1%
African American 95.6% 71.1% 41.8% 15.9%
Asian 1.5% 5.3% 1.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.3% 4.9% 4.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 2.2% 1.7% 3.1%

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New Orleans demographics profile

StatisticNew OrleansLouisianaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,2608991
Median age35.536.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%52%55%
Speak English91%92%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%

Education level achieved in New Orleans

IndexNew OrleansLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade84.1%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.9%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college62.7%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.7%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.2%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.5%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Edna Karr High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.