Sophie B. Wright Charter School

School address information is accurate as of the 2019-2020 school year.   

1426 Napoleon Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115

Phone: 504-304-3916
School Hours: 7:30 AM-4:00 PM
Geographic Area: Uptown
Geographic Zone: 4

Grades Served This Year: 9th - 12th
Grades Served Next Year: 9th - 12th

School Leadership

Principal: Sharon L. Clark
Board Chair: James Watson
Charter Organization: Institute for Academic Excellence
Authorizer: OPSB

Mission Statement / Programmatic Model:
The mission of Sophie B. Wright Charter School is to create a community of empowered learners in an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust. Every student will be inspired and challenged to learn, grow, and accomplish academic, social, and vocational goals.

School Performance

Most New Orleans public schools are charter schools, public schools governed by non-profit boards. Each board is given a contract to operate their charter school for a number of years. When the contract is up for renewal, the Orleans Parish School Board or Louisiana Department of Education uses school performance to determine if the contract should be renewed. If the school hasn’t demonstrated acceptable performance, it may close at the end of the school year, or be taken over by a new non-profit board. 

Letter Grade: C
SPS: 61.4
Renewal Year: Winter 2019-2020
School Finder Page: Sophie B.'s School Report Card

This school’s academic performance data and next renewal year as of November 2018 can be found above. For more information on how school performance is measured, click here. For more information on school accountability, click here.


How to apply, who is eligible to attend, and what factors determine which students are assigned. For more info on priorities and how OneApp works, click here.

Application Process: OneApp

Sophie B. Wright Charter School

Grade(s) 9-12

Eligibility: New Orleans Residents
Priority: (1) Siblings, (2) then All other applicants

School Features

Highlighted program offerings, transportation details, and other provided services.

Transportation: Yes
Before Care: No
After Care: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No

Features & Programs:
College prep program, advanced placement, dual enrollment

Jumpstart Pathways:
Graphic Design, Information Technology, Programming & Development

Team Sports / After School Activities:
Contact school for more information

Language Support:
Interpretation Available: routinely in Spanish | Translation Available: part-time in Spanish

Student Support Services:
Sophie B. Wright Charter School

Special Education Model: