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
2001 LEON C. SIMON DR, NEW ORLEANS, LA 70122#2
1416 METAIRIE RD, METAIRIE, LA 70005#3
5624 FRERET ST, NEW ORLEANS, LA 70115#4
2012 JEFFERSON HWY, JEFFERSON, LA 70121#5
1105 LEE DR, BATON ROUGE, LA 70808#6
17 GRETNA BLVD, GRETNA, LA 70053#7
1601 VIKING DR, SHREVEPORT, LA 71101#8
715 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY, NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457
Other Notable LA Schools
These schools were awarded a national bronze medal. They are listed alphabetically.
4740 PORT ARTHUR AVE, ANACOCO, LA 71403
967 DANIEL ST, ARCADIA, LA 71001
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LA by the Numbers
Districts 93 High Schools 366 Full-Time Teachers 15,033 Students Enrolled 215,063
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The Jefferson Parish Public School System supports 14 high schools that serve 12,022 students.
There are 14 high schools among the Caddo Parish Public Schools, serving 11,232 students.
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