Walter L. Cohen College Prep
School address information is accurate as of the 2019-2020 school year.
3520 Dryades St
New Orleans, LA 70115
School Hours: 7:45 AM-3:00 PM
Geographic Area: Uptown
Geographic Zone: 4
Grades Served This Year: 9th - 12th
Grades Served Next Year: 9th - 12th
Principal: Darren Lewis
Board Chair: Patrick Norton
Charter Organization: New Orleans College Preparatory Academies (NOCP)
Mission Statement / Programmatic Model:
To prepare students with academic and life skills for success in college, career, and beyond.
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: D
Renewal Year: Winter 2022-2023
School Finder Page: Cohen'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
Applications Due: 05/31/2019
Walter L. Cohen College Prep
Eligibility: New Orleans Residents
Priority: (1) Siblings, (2) then All other applicants
Highlighted program offerings, transportation details, and other provided services.
Before Care: No
After Care: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Features & Programs:
Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment, Small Classes
Carpentry, Cyber Engineering, Digital Media, Electrician, Emergency Medical Services, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Pre-Nursing, Programming & Development, Skilled Crafts, STEM, Video Production, Web Design
Team Sports / After School Activities:
LHSAA: boys baseball, boys basketball, boys cross country, boys football, boys indoor track & field, boys outdoor track & field, girls basketball, girls cross country, girls indoor track & field, girls outdoor track & field, girls soccer, girls softball, girls volleyballClub Sports: baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, football, indoor track & field, soccer, track & field, volleyball, Youth Run Nola
Interpretation Available: full-time in Spanish | Translation Available: routinely in Spanish
Student Support Services:
Healthcare Provider Partnerships, School-Based Health Clinic
Special Education Model:
Inclusion/small group for Core Four Diploma, Career/Community Academy for Career Diploma, small group for significant behavioral needs, SPED Social Worker & Transition Coordinator, Gifted/Talented.