Lusher Charter School

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5624 Freret St

New Orleans, LA 70115

(504) 304-3960

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Grades: K - 12

School Type: Public, Charter, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 970

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

54 Parent Reviews for Lusher Charter School

Lusher has many good things going for it but as with many schools its all about testing. The administration has become very strict with how deal with minor infractions of its students especially boys. There are some very inspired teachers here that are dedicated and a handful that should reconsider ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/20/14

I am a UNO student working on my Master of Arts in Teaching. I would recommend this school to everyone, regardless of age or ability. A struggling student might excel here because the culture nurtures hard work. Today I met a teacher in the hallway. "What do you teach?" "Engineering." To which I replied, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/19/14

I've been hearing about this schools outstanding achievements and can't wait til my daughter is old enough to attend!

Posted by a other on 04/29/14

This school is definitely an above average school. The students are well behaved, and there is a lot of dialogue between the administration and teachers.

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

Wow! This is, without a doubt, not just one of the best schools in New Orleans- it has to be one of the best schools in the United States. We have done it all: private school, parochial, and "blue ribbon" public in the northeast. Lusher leaves them all in the dust. Th arts-based education is what most ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/17/13

(continued from prev review) of the class, at the expense of going through more curriculum. While this is certainly appreciable, there are some kids who just don't have a very great appreciation for learning. There should be programs to encourage those who fall behind, as well as reward those who are ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/24/12

Lusher is an amazing school. It's student body is diverse. The arts focus is strong and strengthens the academics. The leadership is focused and consistent. The students are challenged. Overall the experience is far stronger and more rounded because of the addition of the arts, something that places ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/21/11

Lusher is a great school, academically. There are many things, though, that it can change. Even as a charter school, I feel that each year I am asked more and more for money that I don't see benefiting my child whatsoever. Lusher staff holds grudges on students that have messed up in the past a little ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/23/11

dedicated teachers that make students think for themselves

Posted by a parent on 10/13/10

My graduated in 2009 and had a fabulous experience being a "Lusher" kid! I love the programs, teachers, staff and the unique students who attend.

Posted by a parent on 09/22/10

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Test scores
Test scores for Lusher Charter School

LEAP 21* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Lusher Charter School
Orleans Parish School Board
* In 2011-2012 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies. The LEAP 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

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New Orleans schools — Lusher Charter School is located at 5624 Freret St, New Orleans LA 70115. 5624 Freret St is in the 70115 ZIP code in New Orleans, LA The school district for Lusher Charter School is the Orleans Parish School Board. Lusher Charter School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 12.
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