Best Public Schools in Chalmette, LA


The city of Chalmette, Louisiana is home to 6 schools serving students from elementary through high school, including 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 2 high schools (one of which is an alternative school). These schools are part of the St. Bernard Parish School District.

Lacoste Elementary School stands out as the highest-performing school in the area, ranking 276 out of 730 Louisiana elementary schools and outperforming the district and state averages on LEAP tests across grades 3-5. In contrast, the C.F. Rowley Alternative School has the lowest statewide ranking at 305 out of 321 Louisiana high schools and significantly underperforms on LEAP tests compared to the district and state.

The schools in Chalmette serve a diverse student population, with a mix of white, African American, and Hispanic students. However, the high rates of free and reduced-price lunch recipients, ranging from 54.3% at Lacoste Elementary to 73.09% at C.F. Rowley Alternative School, indicate significant socioeconomic challenges in the community that may impact student learning and achievement. Targeted interventions and support programs could be beneficial in addressing these needs and ensuring equitable access to quality education for all students in the St. Bernard Parish School District.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Louisiana Dept of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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