Lower Garden District, New Orleans - Education

Education

The Garden District is zoned to schools in the New Orleans Public Schools and the Recovery School District.

ReNEW SciTech Academy, operated by ReNEW Schools, is within the former Laurel Elementary School within the Lower Garden District. After Hurricane Katrina, Laurel was a school directly operated by the RSD. In 2010 Laurel had a performance score of 45, below the "65" score that was considered "academically unacceptable."

The International School of Louisiana (New Orleans International School), one of the two schools in New Orleans that is chartered by the State of Louisiana but is not a part of the RSD, operates the Camp Street Campus, located in the former Andrew Jackson Elementary School in the lower Garden District. The Center for Education Reform in 2007 ranked the International School as one of the best charters in the United States.

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