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Since 2005, the percent of failing schools has decreased by 42% percentage points, even with increased accountability measures and change in the point scale from 200 to 150.

2005 Academically Unacceptable Schools

57.6%

2018 Academically Unacceptable Schools

19%

Student Proficiency:

Percent of 4th and 8th Grade Students Scoring Basic + in ELA

2005

34%

2018

64%

  • In Orleans Parish, the percent of students scoring mastery and advanced in ELA increased by 27 percentage points.
  • The overall Advanced achievement level has increased by 5 percentage points in ELA from 2005 to 2018.

Percent of 4th and 8th Grade Students Scoring Basic + in Math

2005

35%

2018

53%

  • The percent of students scoring mastery and above in math has increased by 21 percentage points in Orleans Parish.
  • 24 schools in buildings that have been continuously open since the storm have increased their Mastery/Advanced proficiency by 10 or more percentage points in 4th grade math. These same schools had an average increase of 15 percentage points.

*Proficiency is based on the standard set by the Louisiana Department of Education for that year.

High School Outcomes:

Our high school graduation rates have increased at a rate that has far outpaced improvement by the rest of the state.

Percent Increase in Graduation Rates (2005-2018)

New Orleans

30%

State

18%

Year

Average Composite Score

2005 (ACT is optional; self-selected group of students tested)

17.0

2013 (first year that ACT is required statewide)

18.2

2018

18.6

(Data provided by New Schools For New Orleans) *this is on the NSNO website page: New Orleans by the Numbers

Year

High School Graduation Rate

TOPS Eligibility Rate

College Entry Rate

2004

54%

25%

37%

2017 (most recent data available)

73%

47%

61%

(Data provided by New Schools For New Orleans) *this is on the NSNO website page: New Orleans by the Numbers

External Resources

BoardDocs
Meeting Agendas and Supporting Information

Board Policy
Policy Manual Display and Reference Guide

enrollNOLA
Guides and resources to help students and families with the opportunity to choose a school that suits their interests and needs.

MUNIS
Employee Self Service

Records Request Portal
A user-friendly information portal that provides the public with easier and improved access to public records.

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http://www.lla.la.gov/hotline/

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New Orleans, Louisiana 70114

Phone: 504-304-3520
Email: Communications@opsb.us

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