2727 S. Carrollton Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118
Directions To Agency: The school is located at the intersection of S. Carrollton and Walmsley. Parking is available in the front of the school before 2 p.m.
Primary Phone: 504-861-7108
Name: Lynn Loewy
Agency type: School
Agency hours:8:00 -3:30
Beginning date for service:08/29/2009
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
Many of the low-income children in New Orleans enter elementary school without the language and reading experience common to middle class children of the same age.Since the inception of the Reading Room in 2007, we have seen significant progress in the reading levels of our 2nd and 3rd graders. Students and tutors read aloud together with the tutor fully engaged for the hour spent together a week.
“Lafayette Charter Academy is a beacon of light for the students who attend school with us. We believe it is our solemn duty to succeed. We must succeed! As educators, we have a chance to build a school that will succeed, and we cannot fail another generation of children. Everyone who works at Lafayette commits to being part of a team that will see to it that the school succeeds. We have achieved
Lafayette Academy prepares its students for success in a college preparatory high school in an atmosphere that challenges and supports each student to achieve his or her potential. With a shared leadership model which develops school wide ownership, Lafayette Academy administrators, faculty, and staff will establish a creative and rigorous academic learning environment. Teachers will act as informed decision makers who will be supported creatively to meet the needs of their students.
The most essential short-term and long-term goal is increasing student performance. This will be accomplished by a strong shared leadership model which collects and analyzes student data and uses this data to drive instruction and professional development. Other short-term goals include increasing faculty retention and parental involvement since both are essential to improving student achievement.
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 - Some photos courtesy of the Peace Corps - firstname.lastname@example.org