Educational Overview
  • Public, open enrollment, coeducational charter school
  • College-preparatory setting
  • Over 1,000 students from New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Approximately 98% African-American
  • Approximately 85% of our students qualify for free or reduced lunch.
  • Most of our students will be first-generation college students.
  • Part of InspireNOLA Charter Schools and New Orleans Public Schools (NOPS)
  • Karr strives to prepare its students for the rigors of college by requiring fours years of math, science, English, and social studies. Two years of foreign language, as well as one unit of computer technology, a half-unit of ACT/SAT prep, and a half-unit of speech complete the required courses.

Edna Karr High School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Louisiana Department of Education.