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    Admissions Info for 2018-19


    Click here to access our full Admissions Page. 2018-19 Info will be added in October.

    Thank you for your interest in Lusher Charter School. We encourage you to explore our website to learn more about Lusher’s highly recognized K-12 program.  Our admissions process for fall 2018 will begin Monday, October 9, 2017.  Please check back at that time for the application and other important admissions information.

    Lusher has mastered the challenge of balancing a high academic program with student well-being. At the center of this balance is the school’s focus on student interests and talents. The school believes strongly in the power of combining both critical thinking skills and creativity to prepare its students for a successful academic future and to help them develop and grow into adulthood. All students from K-12 are offered a superior arts program that includes all of the art forms. Lusher also offers an outstanding athletic program in grades 6-12. With an excellent academic program that earns millions in scholarship funds for its graduates each year, Lusher has something special for every child, whether that be engineering, creative writing, violin, chess, football or dance.

    A key tenet of Lusher culture is Project Pride, which emphasizes the core values of kindness, hard work, responsibility and respect. It is this understanding that has led to state recognition as a top performing school and as one of just two Louisiana Ashoka Changemaker schools. These schools create innovators of the future by building a culture of empathy. From their very first days in kindergarten, Lusher students learn that the number one rule is to be kind, and this core value is deeply embedded throughout the K-12 program.

    Lusher Charter School has been designated a 2016-2018 Exemplary School by Arts Schools Network, the nation’s largest professional membership organization of specialized arts schools. Created to highlight a school’s commitment to excellence, this designation is presented to an Arts Schools Network member school in recognition of its efforts to evaluate strategically its purpose, operations, and educational programs. This honor signifies that Lusher Charter School has successfully completed a self-evaluation in the following areas: strengths, areas for improvement, consistency with school-wide or program purposes, aspirations, and future challenges.

    Lusher students are engaged, inquisitive, creative and caring. Come visit us and learn how your child can benefit from our unmatched program.


    Lower School Open House

    At this event, come meet Lusher staff and hear about our unique programming.

    Willow Campus, 7315 Willow St.

    • Kindergarten – Wednesday, November 15, 9:00 am
    • 1st-5th Grade  – Wednesday, November 1, 9:00 am


    Middle & High School Open House

    Attend our Open House where you will observe our students, our teachers and the strong bonds between them, which are at the foundation of a Lusher education.

    Freret Campus, 5624 Freret St.

    • Grades 6 to 12 – Wednesday, November 8, 5:30 pm