Bricolage Academy is among most-improved New Orleans charter elementary schools

Bricolage Academy is among most-improved New Orleans charter elementary schools
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By Hoodline - Published on August 21, 2019.

How do the charter elementary schools in New Orleans stack up?

We analyzed newly released data from Niche.com — including comprehensive report cards, rankings and reviews — to find out how schools in your area are performing and which have made the biggest leaps over the past year.

Bricolage Academy's overall rating improved the most among similar schools in New Orleans, rising from a B+ to an A-, according to data from Niche.

For the 2019-2020 school year, the school, located at 4238 St. Charles Ave., enrolls 335 students. Bricolage Academy serves a diverse population: 55% of students identify as white and 37% identify as black. Niche graded the school a B+ for academics (on an A-D scale).

The overall ranking comes from Niche's proprietary algorithms. A school's ranking might change due to many factors, including the relative rankings of similar schools and whether a school gained or lost peers due to openings or closings. Other numbers come from current public data from the U.S. government.

Academically, 87% of Bricolage Academy's students scored as proficient or above in math, and 77% did so in reading. That's compared to city averages of 62% in math and 65% in reading.

While some charter elementary schools in New Orleans are moving up the ranks, others are consistently top-rated overall, including:

  • Lycee Francais de la Nouvelle-Orleans, with an overall rating of A.
  • Cypress Academy, with a B+ rating overall.
  • KIPP Central City Primary School, rated B overall.

Want more of the latest intel on New Orleans schools? Hoodline also analyzed the latest Niche ratings for the city's charter elementary-middle schools.

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