Lusher Elementary / Middle School

7315 Willow St, New Orleans, LA 70118 | (504) 304-3960
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,520
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,520 elementary, middle, and high school students from grades KG-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 7315 Willow Street, New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Principal or Admin: Kathleen H Riedlinger
  • Fax: (504) 314-0470
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Magnet School
  • Charter School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,520
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 102.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 741 (48.8%)
  • Females: 779 (51.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 116 (7.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 349 (23.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 465 (30.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lusher Elementary / Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.1%
Black59038.8%
Asian785.1%
Hispanic674.4%
White78351.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lusher Elementary / Middle School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten1006.6%
1st Grade1026.7%
2nd Grade1117.3%
3rd Grade1177.7%
4th Grade1117.3%
5th Grade1137.4%
6th Grade1419.3%
7th Grade15710.3%
8th Grade1519.9%
9th Grade1197.8%
10th Grade926.1%
11th Grade1036.8%
12th Grade1036.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 39%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:60%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 13 Years
  • Average Salary: $42,825
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Lusher Elementary / Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$35,27133%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$46,46868%
Source: LA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Lusher Elementary / Middle School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on ECC, iLEAP, and LEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • English II
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

ECC - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201099.0%76.0%71.0%
2009100.0%70.0%67.0%
 
English II Test
2010100.0%84.0%80.0%
200997.0%81.0%77.0%
 

iLEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201099.0%84.0%67.0%
200998.0%81.0%66.0%
 
Math Test
2010100.0%83.0%67.0%
200998.0%80.0%68.0%
 
Science Test
2010100.0%79.0%63.0%
200992.0%75.0%62.0%
 
Social Studies Test
2010100.0%81.0%66.0%
200995.0%81.0%67.0%
 

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
2010100.0%73.0%64.0%
2009100.0%69.0%65.0%
 
Math Test
201099.0%74.0%65.0%
2009100.0%66.0%64.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201097.0%88.0%68.0%
200998.0%80.0%62.0%
 
Math Test
201099.0%86.0%68.0%
2009100.0%76.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201093.0%74.0%61.0%
200997.0%73.0%59.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201095.0%84.0%67.0%
200999.0%80.0%65.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201098.0%92.0%70.0%
200996.0%84.0%68.0%
 
Math Test
201099.0%90.0%67.0%
200999.0%87.0%70.0%
 
Science Test
201096.0%81.0%63.0%
200992.0%74.0%61.0%
 
Social Studies Test
2010100.0%86.0%66.0%
200996.0%80.0%63.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201097.0%86.0%68.0%
200997.0%85.0%66.0%
 
Math Test
2010100.0%84.0%70.0%
200993.0%77.0%66.0%
 
Science Test
201091.0%76.0%63.0%
200993.0%75.0%62.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201096.0%85.0%66.0%
200995.0%81.0%67.0%
 

LEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
2010100.0%81.0%61.0%
200998.0%78.0%62.0%
 
Math Test
201099.0%76.0%59.0%
200999.0%78.0%59.0%
 
Science Test
201095.0%65.0%53.0%
200997.0%66.0%55.0%
 
Social Studies Test
2010100.0%71.0%57.0%
200999.0%74.0%58.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201098.0%85.0%68.0%
200999.0%88.0%72.0%
 
Math Test
2010100.0%87.0%69.0%
2009100.0%81.0%65.0%
 
Science Test
201092.0%78.0%62.0%
200994.0%81.0%65.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201098.0%85.0%67.0%
200996.0%82.0%66.0%
 
Source: LA Department of Education 2009-2010

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