Edna Karr High School

Introducing Edna Karr High School in New Orleans, and its passionate high school band director, teacher Christopher Herrero! Under the umbrella of the InspireNOLA charter schools, Edna Karr has boasted an “A rating” from the Louisiana Department of Education for several consecutive years, despite the change in the state’s overall performance formula that went into effect in 2015. The school graduates 95% of its students and 68% of their graduates enroll in college—10 points higher than the state average.  

While the school’s academic performance is stellar, its football team is perhaps one of the most talked about high school teams in the state—even in the nation.

>> Read More

Do you have a Better Narratives story to share? We want to hear from you! Click here to submit a story.