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Arthur Ashe Charter School

Arthur Ashe
Charter School

Grades

K – 8th

Hours

8:30am – 4:15pm

Address

1456 Gardena Drive

New Orleans, LA 70122

 

Front Office Phone

(504) 373-6267

Front Office Fax

(504) 896-4003

Ashe Leadership

Shanda Gentry

School Director

sgentry@firstlineschools.org

Glenda Baylis

Glenda Baylis

Middle School Principal

gbaylis@firstlineschools.org

Dana DeQuair

Lower School Dean of Students

eddequair@firstlineschools.org

Tamekia Johnson

Tamekia Johnson

Lower School Assistant Principal

tajohnson@firstlineschools.org

Emma Condon

Emma Condon

Lower School Assistant Principal

econdon@firstlineschools.org

Quanna Wallace

Middle School Assistant Principal

qwallace@firstlineschools.org

Kenneth Johnson 

Middle School Assistant Principal 

kejohnson@firstlineschools.org

Erin Woods

Erin Woods

Special Education Coordinator 

ewoods@firstlineschools.org

Danielle Waterfield

RTI Coordinator 

dwaterfield@firstlineschools.org

Catina Williams 

School Operations Manager

cwilliams@firstlineschools.org

Arthur Ashe
Charter School

#504 on the OneApp

For school-based transportation concerns, please contact Ashe School Operations Manager, Catina Williams at (504) 373-6267.

Who We Are
Arthur Ashe Charter School is a public charter school located in the Gentilly neighborhood of New Orleans. We teach kindergarten through 8th grade.

Mission
The mission of Arthur Ashe Charter School is to prepare all students academically while developing their character so they will excel at a high school with rigorous academics and graduate from a four-year college.

Values

ACHIEVEMENT
Accomplishing meaningful goals through consistent effort, perseverance, and reflection.
COMMUNITY
A supportive and caring group that takes ownership of creating a positive environment in our school and achieving our mission.
EXCELLENCE
We lead in ways that are worthy of being imitated.
SELF
Know who you are and believe there is always room for improvement.

Adventures

Edible Schoolyard New Orleans

ESYNOLA is a FirstLine Schools signature program that changes the way children eat, learn, and live. Ashe features an ESYNOLA garden and teaching kitchen where students participate in gardening and culinary classes.

Visit esynola.org for more information.

Athletics

Ashe is a member of the New Orleans Charter School Athletic Association. Ashe students, grades 5 through 8, can compete in flag football, baseball, basketball, volleyball, and softball.

Enrichment

Ashe offers visual art, dance, band, running club, yoga, and tennis club.

Experiences

Ashe creates unique opportunities that broaden the horizons of its students with local and out-of-town trips and cultural experiences, including theatrical performances, museums, wilderness retreats, and college campus visits.