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.