Where will the school be located?
We will be located at 3819 Herschel Street, New Orleans, LA 70114 for the 2018-2019 school year.
Our permanent facility will be located at 6501 Berkley Dr, New Orleans, LA 70131 in Lower Coast Algiers.
What is the name of the school?
Will there be transportation and will it be free?
Yes. Bus transportation is provided for all students at no cost to families. There will be one route and no transfers.
Are there entrance requirements or tuition?
No. We are open-enrollment. No GPA requirements, no entrance exams, no tuition, and no fees.
What sports / extra-curriculars will the school have?
The usual things when you think of a traditional high school experience – basketball, volleyball, football, band, cheerleading, dance, etc. Our founders, the class of 2022, will get to play a big role in defining what clubs we offer. If they are interested in having it, they can start it!
How will this school help my child if they are already behind in a subject?
We offer very robust intervention services. 50% of our students within our network receive free specialized services. Our #1 focus is considering your child on an individual basis, assessing exactly what your child needs to ensure he/she is on a path to college success, and then making sure your child gets that!
We have reading intervention, math intervention, advisory support, and tutoring during the school day.
Why is the school starting with only 9th grade?
It’s a good model that we’ve seen work with our other schools. It allows us to build a really strong community and culture within our founding class. Then, our founders become leaders of the school for years to come.
What does the class schedule look like?
The student begins the day with breakfast and tutoring/study hall, followed by 2 academic class blocks, lunch, then 2 more academic blocks, and ending the day with clubs/extracurricular activities.
What time does school start and end?
8:30am – 4:00pm with a 45 minute extracurricular block at the end of the day.
Will there be a uniform?
Yes. We will provide all students with their first uniform.
Extra uniforms can be ordered from Uniforms Logo Express.
Will students have access to technology?
Yes. There will be a 1 to 1 ratio of Google Chromebooks to students.
What is the phone number to the school?