Best Public Schools in New Iberia, LA


The city of New Iberia, Louisiana is home to 17 schools that are part of the Iberia Parish School District, which is ranked 23rd out of 114 districts in the state and rated 4 stars out of 5 by SchoolDigger. The district includes 12 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 2 high schools, serving a diverse student population with varying socioeconomic backgrounds.

Among the standout schools in the district are North Lewis Elementary School, which consistently ranks among the top elementary schools in Louisiana, and Caneview Elementary School, which excels in mathematics. At the middle school level, Belle Place Middle School stands out with high proficiency rates in English language arts and social studies. In contrast, the district's middle and high schools appear to struggle more, with lower proficiency rates and rankings compared to the strong elementary schools.

The data also reveals significant socioeconomic and racial disparities within the district, with some schools serving a majority of students from low-income families, while others have a majority white student population. This suggests a need to address these inequities and ensure that all students in New Iberia have access to high-quality education, regardless of their background. Overall, the district's performance is mixed, with pockets of excellence at the elementary level and room for improvement at the secondary level.

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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.

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