GNOCCS inquiry

Schools Media

Take a Look at Our Schools!!

Audubon Charter School

Grades: (PK-8)

CEO/Principal: Latoye Brown, Principal

Uptown Campus, Lower School (PK-3rd): 428 Broadway, NOLA 70118

(504) 324-7100

Upper School (4-8th): 1111 Milan St., NOLA 70115

(504) 324-7110

Audubon Gentilly (PK4-4th): 4720 Painters St., New Orleans, LA 70122

(504) 309-9434


School Application and Website:

Audubon Charter School, located in Uptown New Orleans, offers a unique Montessori and French program. Audubon is an Associate Member of the American Montessori Society and the only public elementary school in Louisiana to teach the French curriculum as accredited by the French Government. Audubon is proud to have high academic standards, a comprehensive arts education, and to celebrate the diversity of all children.

Benjamin Franklin Elem School

Grades: (PK-8)

CEO/Principal: Ms. Charlotte Matthew

Lower School (PK – 5th):
421 Burdette St. (temporary location)
New Orleans LA 70118

Upper School (6 – 8th):
401 Nashville Ave.
New Orleans LA 70115
(504) 304-3932


Vision: Accelerating the learning of all students through data driven inquiry, reflective teaching, and powerful learning.

Mission: BFE will educate children to excel academically and individually.

Benjamin Franklin High School

Grades: (9-12)

CEO/Principal: Dr. Patrick Widhalm, Head of School

2001 Leon C. Simon Dr., New Orleans, LA 70122

(504) 286-2600

School Application and Website:

Benjamin Franklin High School, located on the campus of the University of New Orleans, was founded in 1957 and has consistently ranked as a “top public high school in the nation” by U.S. News and World Report (2009, 2008), Newsweek (2009, 2008, 2007), and, Business Week. Ben Franklin has the highest School Performance Score in Louisiana, making it the #1 academically ranked school in the state.

Einstein Charter Schools

Grades: (PK-12)

CEO: Michael McKenzie

Einstein Charter School at Village de l’Est (PK-5th)
5316 Michoud Blvd – Extension
New Orleans, LA 70129
(504) 324-7450

Einstein Charter Middle at Sarah T. Reed (6-8th)
Einstein Charter High at Sarah T. Reed (9-12th)
5316 Michoud Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70129
Middle: (504) 503-0470
High: (504) 503-0749

 Einstein Charter School at Sherwood Forest (PK-5th)
4801 Maid Marion Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70128
(504) 503-0110

School Application and Website:

The mission of Einstein Charter Schools is to promote academic excellence in teaching and learning through the integration of mathematics and science in interdisciplinary curricula and to promote the ideals and habits of lifelong learning among all stakeholders.

Einstein uses Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) to encourage a safe school environment. Students do not learn best under “no excuse” discipline rules, so we use PBIS for constant messaging that students are safe, responsible, respectful, and ready to learn. Mentoring students works much better than suspending young learners! Our effective and regular positive interventions are bolstered with on-site school psychologists, inclusive multicultural programming, and universal ELL teaching strategies.

Hynes Charter School Corporation

Hynes … Quality education and shaping leaders for a changing world.  

CEO: Michelle Douglas 

School Application and Website: 

  • Hynes Charter School Lakeview (Grades: PK-8th):
    990 Harrison Ave, New Orleans, LA 70124
    (504) 324-7160 

Principal: Anne Kramer 

Hynes-Lakeview is an A-rated public charter school serving students in Pre-Kindergarten to eighth grade from the Lakeview area and other neighborhoods in New Orleans. 

  • Hynes Charter School UNO (K-1st):
    6101 Chatham Dr., New Orleans, LA 70122
    (504) 359-7700 

Principal: Brittany Smith 

Strategically created to meet the demands of enrollment from the original campus, Hynes-UNO was formed with a corporate partnership with the University of New Orleans. It is a slow-growing campus that will serve students in grades Kindergarten and first in the 2020-21 school year, with the intent to grow to eighth.  


HCSC provides a warm, joyful, and collaborative environment where teachers, leaders, and students thrive. We are especially proud of 

  • Our legacy of success. 

We are deeply committed to furthering the success of our students and offer them the world class education they deserve. In addition to rigorous traditional academic programs, Hynes offers French immersion education, gifted courses, talented programs, music classes, and numerous extracurricular activities to provide a balanced school experience. 

  • Our family-like culture 

Intentionally building strong relationships with our community, we are deeply committed to creating an environment where all students, families – and colleagues – feel supported.  

  • Our Balance between Instructional Structure and Autonomy for all Educators 

We know that our teachers bring their own unique expertise and understand their context well. Therefore, we offer peer-based professional learning communities to enhance collaboration, to build supportive relationships, and to further teachers’ professional development. 


Hynes Charter School is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

International High School of NO

Grades: (9-12)

Head of School: Sean Wilson
727 Carondelet St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: 504-613-5703

School Application and Website:

The International High School of New Orleans is Louisiana’s only open enrollment public school to offer French and Spanish immersion programs. The world language program at IHS includes Spanish, French, Mandarin and Arabic courses. A full college preparatory curriculum is complemented by an Authorized International Baccalaureate Programme, Advanced Placement and Bard Dual Enrollment courses. IHS works hard to foster a diverse community of learners through rigorous academic programs that promote an understanding of business, multicultural awareness, and foreign language fluency, while preparing our students to succeed in a global economy.

International School of Louisiana

Grades: (K-8)

Head of School/Executive Director: Melanie Tennyson

Dixon Campus (K-2nd):
4040 Eagle Street, New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 934-4875

Uptown Campus (3rd-8th):
1400 Camp St., New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 654-1088

Westbank Campus (K-5th):
502 Olivier St., New Orleans, LA 70114
(504) 274-4571


School Application and Website:

Celebrating over a decade as a charter school, the International School of Louisiana is the only Louisiana school to be named a “Charter School of the Year” by the Center for Education Reform. With a mission to provide a challenging education emphasizing French and Spanish language immersion, international awareness, the celebration of diversity and community responsibility, ISL was the first public school in the state to offer language instruction in Mandarin Chinese. Located in the New Orleans’ Lower Garden District and old Algiers on the westbank, the school boasts a new multi-language libraries and computer labs.

Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy

Grades: (PK4-11)

CEO/Principal: Patty Glaser

Main Campus (1st-7th)
2504 Maine Ave., Metairie, La 70003

Vintage Campus (10-12th)
201 Vintage Dr., Kenner, La 70065

Rivertown Campus (K)
415 Williams Blvd., Kenner, La 70062

Jefferson Campus (K, 8-9th)
2012 Jefferson Hwy, Jefferson, LA 70121


School Application and Website:

Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy is located in Kenner, Louisiana. In August 2013, KDHSA opened its doors to 420 students in grade levels PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, and 6th grade. Each year, Kenner Discovery has grown to add more grade levels and students. In August 2015, as we enter our third year we look forward to welcoming a bustling student body of over 800 students in grades PreK through 8th grade and nearly 100 faculty members.

Lusher Charter

Grades: (K-12)

CEO: Kathy Riedlinger
High School Principal: Steven Corbett
Middle School Principal: Charlotte Hebert
Elementary School Principal: Sheila Nelson

Willow Campus (K-5th):
7315 Willow St., New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 862-5110

Freret Campus (6-12th):
5624 Freret St., New Orleans, LA
(504) 304-3960

School Application and Website:

Lusher Charter School is the only K-12 public school in Orleans parish. In partnership with Tulane University, Lusher students earn tuition-free Tulane university credits, access Tulane’s library collection, and partner with university faculty. The class of 2009 had the highest per student merit based scholarship award in the greater New Orleans area. Lusher’s ’09 seniors were placed in 42 universities in 21 states. Lusher’s rigorous academic and arts-based program are nationally recognized by the US Department of Education, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, US News and World Report, and most recently by New Orleans Magazine as the city’s best charter school.Serving over 1500 students from diverse backgrounds, Lusher’s academic performance has ranked among the highest in the state over the last 25 years.

Mary McLeod Bethune Elem School

Grades: (PK-8)

Principal: Mary C. Haynes-Smith

2401 Humanity St., New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 324-7076


Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School prepares students to become lifelong learners and productive citizens in a global society.
Our Mission
To increase academic success by promoting educational development for all learners.
Our Motto
Basic isn’t Good Enough, Mastery MUST be Pursued!

Morris Jeff Community School

Grades: (PK-11)

Principal: Patricia Perkins

Lopez Campus (PK-8th)
211 S. Lopez, New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 373-6258

Clark Campus (9-11th)
1301 N. Derbigny, New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 355-0210


Morris Jeff Community School, an open-admissions Recovery School District charter, is an elementary, community school whose grassroots approach to educational reform has created one of the most racially and economically diverse public schools in New Orleans. Morris Jeff’s mission is to offer an education that is a source of freedom and possibility for children, permitting them to develop their talents fully, become effective citizens in our democracy, and attain the foundation they need to excel at high school, college, and beyond. Morris Jeff Community School is a candidate school for the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and is pursuing authorization as an IB World School (International Baccalaureate). Located on Rendon Street before Hurricane Katrina, the students, faculty and parents are thrilled to have the opportunity to re-imagine and re-create a school named in honor of Morris F. X. Jeff, Sr., one of the city’s most dedicated children’s advocates. The name of this school includes a key term…community…which is central to our mission. A community genuinely focuses on education of children and supports them in all aspects of their development.

NO Charter Science and Mathematics High School

Grades: (9-12)

Principal: Dr. Monique Cola

5625 Loyola Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: 504-324-7061
School Application and Website:

“Sci High” is remarkable for its open-admissions policy and its success with providing students with a high quality education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Sci High was awarded the National Society of High School Scholars Foundation’s Class Nobel School of Distinction Award for its academic efforts. Students engage in summer internships, gain working knowledge of robotics, and work toward an IC3 (Internet and Computing Core Certification) License via upper-level technology classes. Sci High features small class sizes in an encouraging, respectful and responsive academically rigorous public school setting.

Young Audiences Charter School

Grades: (K-9)

Principal: Brandon House

Salem Lutheran Campus (8-9th)
418 4th St., Gretna, LA 70053

Kate Middleton Campus (2nd-7th)
1407 Virgil St., Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 304-6332

Harvey Kindergarten Campus (K-1st)
3400 6th St., Harvey, LA 70058


At Young Audiences Charter School at Kate Middleton, our arts-integration curriculum reflects recent research from the arts education field that provides significant evidence of the value of the arts in the learning process. In our school, teachers and administrators work to create and support a culture of high expectations that allows every student to reach their greatest potential, providing a creative, nurturing, and challenging academic environment to encourage students’ individual learning and empower them to take their place in today’s innovative and entrepreneurial economy.

news & highlights


Absolutely stunned by his abilities in addition to sensibility. Next time, I will choose nothing...

‘Most Beautiful Girl In The World’ Thylane Blondeau Stuns Fans With Grown

Cross-culturally, another study discovered "excessive variability" regarding the best breast...

Myfreecams Affiliate Program

But I can let you know now, they will make MFC MUCH higher. Overall, they do tons to deliver me...