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Best High Schools
in Louisiana

We reviewed 31,242 U.S. public high schools; 85 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, students can choose from two types of diplomas to graduate: the Career Diploma, a set of courses that requires 23 credits, and the College and Career Diploma, which requires 24 credits, according to the Louisiana Department of Education.

Among the 2014 U.S. News Best High Schools, Louisiana has three silver and 82 bronze medal schools. Some of Louisiana's top-ranked schools are within the Orleans Parish 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

Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies

17 GRETNA BLVD, GRETNA, LA 70053

#2

Sci Academy

5552 READ BLVD, NEW ORLEANS, LA 70127

#3

New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School

5625 LOYOLA AVE, NEW ORLEANS, LA 70115

Other Notable LA Schools

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

Abbeville High School

1305 WILDCAT DR, ABBEVILLE, LA 70510

Acadiana High School

315 RUE DU BELIER, LAFAYETTE, LA 70506

Anacoco High School

4740 PORT ARTHUR AVE, ANACOCO, LA 71403

Arcadia High School

967 DANIEL ST, ARCADIA, LA 71001

Athens High School

15520 HWY 9, ATHENS, LA 71003

Avoyelles Public Charter School

201 LONGFELLOW RD, MANSURA, LA 71350

Basile High School

2835 2ND ST, BASILE, LA 70515

See complete Louisiana High School Rankings

LA by the Numbers
Districts 90
High Schools 311
Full-Time Teachers 14,102
Students Enrolled 210,727

Featured Districts

New Orleans, Louisiana.

The Jefferson Parish Public School System supports 13 high schools that serve 12,115 students.

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There are 13 high schools among the Caddo Parish Public Schools, serving 12,451 students.