Details overview

Hours 7:50 AM - 3:20 PM
School leader Chana Benenson & Claire Jecklin
District Orleans Parish School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Environmental
Mathematics
Science
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning
Internships
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
0
Music
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Sculpture
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
None
World languages taught French
Spanish

Support

12
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Career/college counseling
College preparation resources School-sponsored trips to college campuses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Community college courses
College information sessions/fairs
College prep programs/courses during the year
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 81% 45%
White 12% 47%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Two or more races 3% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 54% 49%
Male 46% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 73% 67%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
5
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
12
Clubs
including: Girl Scouts
Girls sports Volleyball
Track
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Track
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Cooking club
Community service
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Literary magazine
Math club
Robotics club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Organize fundraising events
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Attend parent nights
Students typically come from these schools KIPP
  Franklin
  Firstline

Awards

Academic award US News & World Reports, best high schools in america

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling
Application deadline 01/09/2015
# of applications received 300
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 200
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012