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2023 Best High Schools in the New Orleans Area

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in New Orleans Area.

    Benjamin Franklin High School

    Public School,

    NEW ORLEANS, LA,

    9-12,

    449 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says If you want to get ahead of the college crowd, Benjamin Franklin High School should be on your list. With rigorous courses and a plethora of AP courses to choose from, this school has got you....

    Read 449 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,017,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  2. #1 Best Private High Schools in New Orleans Area.

    Isidore Newman School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW ORLEANS, LA,

    PK, K-12,

    48 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Newman is a small private school with a high tuition cost, and because of that, diversity is lacking. But that comes with the territory, and you would face this issue at any private school in Nola....(let it be known that POC students at Newman have very different experiences and the same can't be said for everyone)On the other hand, the school offers amazing opportunities and great academics for students. It's a community in every sense of the word, helping students build relationships and achieve academic....

    Read 48 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 917,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  3. #2 Best Public High Schools in New Orleans Area.

    Haynes Academy School for Advanced Studies

    Blue checkmark.

    Jefferson Parish Public Schools, LA,

    6-12,

    334 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I'm in my 5th year at Haynes and I love it! The teachers genuinely care and form real connections with their students. The work is hard, but it really does prepare us for college and exam season. Our...Academic clubs, like mock trials and academic games, and STUCO are the only clubs that are really active by the second semester. If you are like me and don't like academic clubs, then there aren't...Haynes is an amazing school with countless opportunities for scholarships and future connections in various fields..

    Read 334 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 863,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 29 to 1,

  4. #4 Best Public High Schools in New Orleans Area.

    Lusher Charter School

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    Public School,

    NEW ORLEANS, LA,

    K-12,

    253 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have been to many schools across the nation and for most the experience was generally the same, but Lusher was the first school where I had finally understood what a high quality education actually....

    Read 253 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,883,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  5. #5 Best Private High Schools in New Orleans Area.

    Jesuit High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW ORLEANS, LA,

    8-12,

    137 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Jesuit is a school that demands excellence out of its students from day one. Because of these high expectations, the work load is something that every student has to adjust to fairly quickly to avoid....

    Read 137 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,368,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  6. #8 Best Private High Schools in New Orleans Area.

    St. Paul's School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    COVINGTON, LA,

    8-12,

    56 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says St. Paul's School is an incredible place to attend for high school. In grade school, I did alright academically, but at St. Paul's, I flourished. Every teacher is always open to talk and to help, and....

    Read 56 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 879,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  7. #12 Best Private High Schools in New Orleans Area.

    Ursuline Academy of New Orleans

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW ORLEANS, LA,

    PK, K-12,

    106 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says As a recent alum, I have been catching myself thinking about my time at Ursuline Academy very frequently because of the wonderful memories I have made there. I attended Ursuline from Toddler 2 to....

    Read 106 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 588,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  8. #13 Best Private High Schools in New Orleans Area.

    Brother Martin High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW ORLEANS, LA,

    8-12,

    127 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Brother Martin prepares its students exceptionally well with challenging courses and a wide assortment of extracurricular activities. The community is truly one of love, as students from every walk...The faculty goes the extra mile for all students to uphold their holistic view of a student that originated with its founders. Whatever your ambitions are in life, Brother Martin prepares you for....

    Read 127 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,206,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  9. #17 Best Private High Schools in New Orleans Area.

    Northlake Christian School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    COVINGTON, LA,

    PK, K-12,

    46 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says During my 5 years at Northlake, I've been in a great environment where everyone wants you to succeed. Northlake is a college preparatory school, so faculty and peers push each other to excel.....

    Read 46 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 882,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  10. #7 Best Public High Schools in New Orleans Area.

    New Orleans Center for Creative Arts

    Public School,

    NEW ORLEANS, LA,

    9-12,

    62 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) is a wonderful place for students from all over the New Orleans area to come and express themselves via their prefered art form. I chose Theatre Design,....

    Read 62 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 241,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 241 to 1,

  11. #8 Best Public High Schools in New Orleans Area.

    Mandeville High School

    Blue checkmark.

    St. Tammany Parish Public Schools, LA,

    9-12,

    261 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Overall, Mandeville High School is a great school, and it has so many benefits that make student’s attendance amazing, however many of the staff are very hypocritical when it comes to students, and....

    Read 261 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,929,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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