We operate four K-8 schools -- Arthur Ashe Charter School, John Dibert Community School, Langston Hughes Academy, and Samuel J. Green Charter School -- and one high school -- Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School all in New Orleans. Our focus is turning around struggling schools through a culture of high expectations for academic achievement and behavior. Our schools also provide students with a variety of enriching experiences, including our signature program, the Edible Schoolyard New Orleans (ESYNOLA)..
FirstLine Schools is a New Orleans based charter management organization committed to helping New Orleans become the first city in the country where every child attends a good school. Our mission is to create and inspire great open admissions public schools in New Orleans. FirstLines leaders started New Orleans first charter school in 1998,and have been transforming the academic expectations,achievement and aspirations of our students ever since.