School Investments

Since our founding, NSNO has facilitated the launch, expansion, and replication of some of the city’s highest performing charter schools. Our investments help ensure quality school operators and promising entrepreneurs have the resources they need to grow — so that every year, more families have access to more high-quality schools. Since 2007, NSNO has supported the launch or expansion of 35 schools.

Arise Schools operates Arise Academy and Mildred Osborne Charter School, serving grades Pre-K-8.

Bricolage Academy is located in the Esplanade Ridge neighborhood, and will grow to serve grades K-8.

Choice Foundation runs Lafayette Academy and Esperanza Charter School serving grades Pre-K-8.

Collegiate Academies runs Sci Academy, Livingston Collegiate,  and G.W. Carver Collegiate, serving grades 9-12.

Crescent City Schools operates Akili Academy, Harriet Tubman Charter School, and Paul Habans Charter School, serving grades Pre-K-8.

Cypress Academy currently serves students in grades K-3.

Einstein operates  four schools: Einstein Charter Sherwood Forest (pk-5), Einstein Charter Village de l’Est, Einstein Charter High School, Einstein Charter Middle School .

Élan Academy Charter School currently serves students in grades K-2.

FirstLine Schools operates Langston Hughes Academy, Samuel J. Green Charter School, Phillis Wheatley Community School, Arthur Ashe Charter School, and Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School, serving grades Pre-K-12.

Foundation Preparatory Charter School is located in eastern New Orleans and will grow to serve grades K-8.

Friends of King operates Joseph A. Craig Charter School and Dr. King Charter School serving grades Pre-K-12.

InspireNOLA runs 5 schools: Alice M. Harte Charter School, Edna Karr High School, and Andrew H. Wilson Charter School, McMain HS, McDonogh 42 ES serving grades Pre-K-12.

Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) runs 11 schools throughout the city, serving grades K-12.

Morris Jeff serves students in grades pre-K through 9th grade and will expand to a full high school by 2020.

New Orleans College Prep operates Sylvanie Williams College Prep, Cohen College Prep, and Crocker College Prep, serving Pre-K-12.

ReNEW Schools operates ReNEW Accelerated High School, ReNEW Cultural Arts Academy, Dolores T. Aaron Academy, McDonogh City Park Academy, Schaumburg Elementary School, and SciTech Academy, serving grades Pre-K-12.

Rooted School is a New Orleans high school focused on helping students build career paths to the technology sector.

Success Preparatory Academy is located in the Treme neighborhood, and serves grades K-8.