Arthur Ashe Charter School
Arthur Ashe, K-8, 713 students, located on an 11-acre park site, partners with New Orleans Recreation Development Commission to develop a one-acre Edible Schoolyard community garden for robust food and nutrition education and healthy lifestyle activities.
Since becoming a FirstLine School in 2007, there has been a 44 percentage point increase in students scoring
basic or above in ELA and a 22 point increase in math.
Samuel J. Green Charter School
Green Charter serves 501 students in grades K to 8.
Green Charter has increased 39 percentage points in students scoring basic or above in ELA since 2005.
Green Charter has increased 22 percentage points in students scoring basic or above in math since 2005.
Langston Hughes Academy
Langston Hughes Academy serves 842 students in grades PK to 8.
The Dreamkeeper garden at LHA is home to goats, chickens and a pot-bellied pig!
Since becoming a FirstLine School in 2010, LHA has grown 5 percentage point in students scoring basic or above in ELA.
Phillis Wheatley Community School
Phillis Wheatley serves 708 students in grades PK to 8.
Wheatley is forecasted to become one of the city’s first true neighborhood schools with specialized
English language learning support for a diverse student body
Since Wheatley became a FirstLine School in 2010, there has been a 13 percentage point increase
in students scoring basic or above in ELA.
Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School
Clark Prep serves over 400 students in grades 9 through 12, preparing them for college and career.
Since becoming a FirstLine school in 2011, Clark’s School Performance Score (SPS) has gone from a 27.1 SPS to a 54 SPS
In 2015 Clark had a 17-point SPS increase, the second largest jump by any high school in the RSD New Orleans.
Since 2012 the percentage of Clark students scoring good or above on the US History EOC
has more than tripled from 20% to 67%.