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New Orleans Center For Creative Arts

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Posted August 8, 2013

My Freshman year I attended this performing arts school. I didn't just attend it for the arts but I would have been the first graduating academic class of this school. I would like to first say it was the best experience of my life but they had a lot of ups and downs of that school. Even though the downs over weighed the ups, my problem was the academic supply and environment. We were split 30 students a piece in the library and one of the many rooms nocca have available. My problem was the moving from place to place not having any high school experience in a real classroom or real cultural teachers like our background. It was more of who the CEO knew or think will listen to him.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 13, 2004

I'm not a parent, but I actually attend the Institute going into my sophomore year for musical theatre. For those who want to pursue careers in the arts, NOCCA is definitely the place to be. The school has given me a great experience so far and I've learned a lot. From the summer sessions to half-day to Saturday workshop, NOCCA offers a variety of schedules to fit the student. Any parent should definitely look at this school to enroll their child in.
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Posted May 6, 2004

One of the few 'gems' in the New Orleans Public School System. I graduated in 1990 and had my pick of colleges and universities, with plenty of financial support offered. If your child has a particular and serious interest in the arts, I highly recommend this school. It boasts a brand new state of the art facility and is fairly well funded through private donors as well as through the State of Louisiana (at least it seems this is the case--I could be wrong). Potential students must audition or submit their portfolios for admission. Quite a few famous and professionally working alumni in their various artistic disciplines, which NOCCA loves to boast about if given the chance (and who can blame them). Opportunities abound here for your artistic and creative child.
—Submitted by a former student


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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 64% in 2010.

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Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2010.

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Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 82% in 2013.

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Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 87% in 2013.

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English II

The state average for English II was 93% in 2013.

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English III

The state average for English III was 88% in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 83% in 2013.

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In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the End-Of-Course (EOC) tests to test grade high school students in English 2, English 3, biology 1, algebra 1 and geometry. The EOC is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The EOC is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

Source: LA Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 54% 47%
Black 36% 45%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4% 1%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Two or more races 2% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36%N/A67%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Garden/Greenhouse

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Jazz band
  • Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Latin
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Kyle Wedberg
Fax number
  • (504) 940-2859

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Latin

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Transportation options
  • Accessible via public transportation
School facilities
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Jazz band
  • Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing arts
  • Drama
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2800 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70117
Phone: (504) 940-2787

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