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Langston Hughes Academy

Langston Hughes
Academy 

Grades

Pre-K – 8

Hours

7:10am – 3:00pm

Address

3519 Trafalgar Street

New Orleans, LA 70119

Front Office Phone

(504) 373-6251

Front Office Fax

(504) 267-9760

LHA Leadership

Carrie Bevans

School Director

cbevans@firstlineschools.org

Emily Hunyadi 

Elementary School Principal

ehunyadi@firstlineschools.org

Joey Stalzer

Middle School Principal

jstalzer@firstlineschools.org

Elizabeth McReynolds

Elementary School Assistant Principal 

emcreynolds@firstlineschools.org

Craig Elzy

Craig Elzy

Middle School Assistant Principal 

celzy@firstlineschools.org

Darren Joseph

Elementary School Dean of Students

djoseph@firstlineschools.org

Renata Mcclendon

Middle School Dean of Students

rmcclendon@firstlineschools.org

Joseph Tate

Special Education Coordinator 

jotate@firstlineschools.org

Allison McCallum

Allison McCallum

RTI Coordinator

amccallum@firstlineschools.org

Deinira Angelain

School Operations Manager 

dangelain@firstlineschools.org

Langston Hughes
Academy

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For school-based transportation concerns, please contact LHA School Operations Manager, Deinira Angelain at (504) 373-6251.

Who We Are
Langston Hughes Academy is a public charter school located in the Fairgrounds neighborhood of New Orleans. We teach pre-kindergarten through 8th grade.

Mission
The mission of Langston Hughes Academy is to provide all scholars with the knowledge, skills, and character traits necessary to succeed in high school, college, and the world beyond.

Values

DIVERSITY
We are excited to work with a variety of individuals. We know that we can learn and grow from having diverse opinions and input on our team.
RESPECT
We respect one another, LHA and the greater New Orleans community. We are thoughtful and considerate in our actions and words.
EFFORT
We put forth maximal effort for all tasks. We work especially hard on those tasks that are difficult or challenging.
APPRECIATION
We are thankful for all that we are given and can offer others. We show our thanks by having good manners and being grateful.
MOTIVATION
We are inspired to work hard every day. We push ourselves and others to do our best work.
SELF-DETERMINATION
We know that hard work leads to success. We believe that whatever we put our mind to, we can achieve, and that we determine our own path.

Adventures

Edible Schoolyard New Orleans

Edible Schoolyard New Orleans is a FirstLine Schools signature program that changes the way children eat, learn, and live. LHA features the DreamKeeper Garden, where students participate in gardening, cooking classes and animal husbandry through on-campus interactions with our goats, chickens, and more!

Visit esynola.org for more information.

Athletics

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

Enrichment

Our performing arts program includes classical guitar, piano, marching band, brass band, theatre, and dance classes. LHA has also partnered with KIDsmART to offer dramatic and visual arts programming to our scholars.

Experiences

Our scholars embark on end-of-the-year lessons where they have the opportunity to visit college campuses, explore new places and ideas, and learn about our nation’s history. End-of-the-year trips include Fontainebleau State Park, Baton Rouge, Atlanta, Memphis, Little Rock, Panama City, and Washington D.C.!