Best High Schools
in Louisiana

We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 80 Louisiana schools made our rankings.View Rankings

By the end of eighth grade, Louisiana students develop Individual Graduation Plans based on their talents and interests. Once in high school, there are a few different sets of graduation requirements students can choose from, including the Career Diploma. This set of courses consists of 24 credits, including seven units of career and technical education, according to the Louisiana Department of Education.

Among the U.S. News Best High Schools in 2013, Louisiana has 72 bronze medal schools. Some of Louisiana's top-ranked schools are within the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board School District in the state capital of Baton Rouge, and within the Orleans Parish School Board School District in New Orleans.

Top Ranked LA Schools

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1

Benjamin Franklin High School

2001 LEON C. SIMON DR, NEW ORLEANS, LA 70122

#2

Haynes Academy School For Advanced Stud

1416 METAIRIE RD, METAIRIE, LA 70005

#3

Lusher Charter School

5624 FRERET ST, NEW ORLEANS, LA 70115

#4

Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology

2012 JEFFERSON HWY, JEFFERSON, LA 70121

#5

Baton Rouge Magnet High School

1105 LEE DR, BATON ROUGE, LA 70808

#6

Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanc

17 GRETNA BLVD, GRETNA, LA 70053

#7

Caddo Parish Magnet High School

1601 VIKING DR, SHREVEPORT, LA 71101

#8

Louisiana School For Math Science & The

715 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY, NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457

Other Notable LA Schools

These schools were awarded a national bronze medal. They are listed alphabetically.

Anacoco High School

4740 PORT ARTHUR AVE, ANACOCO, LA 71403

Arcadia High School

967 DANIEL ST, ARCADIA, LA 71001

See complete Louisiana High School Rankings

LA by the Numbers
Districts 93
High Schools 366
Full-Time Teachers 15,033
Students Enrolled 215,063

Featured Districts

New Orleans, Louisiana.

The Jefferson Parish Public School System supports 14 high schools that serve 12,022 students.

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There are 14 high schools among the Caddo Parish Public Schools, serving 11,232 students.