Sci Academy

Sci Academy is one of the highest performing open-enrollment high schools in New Orleans. More than 98% of Sci Academy’s seniors received acceptances to college. College acceptances include LSU, Dillard, Bard College, Rhodes, Louisiana Tech, Tulane, Wellesley, Wesleyan, Loyola, Millsaps, Xavier, and Amherst.

Location: New facility located at 5552 Read Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70127


G.W. Carver

George Washington Carver opened its doors to 9th graders in the fall of 2012. Now serving scholars in grades 9-12, G.W. Carver honors a strong Carver legacy offering students personal attention to their academic and social needs. We offer AP courses, tutoring, and small group intervention classes to our scholars to ensure that everyone is prepared for college success. G.W. Carver also offers a wide range of co-curricular activities, including sports (football, basketball, volleyball, and track), arts (marching band and visual arts), and clubs (Diversity Club, debate, gaming & strategy).

Location: 3059 Higgins Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70126


Livingston Collegiate

Livingston Collegiate is a new Collegiate Academies high school led by Principal Evan Stoudt. Stoudt is a New Orleans native and former 9th grade dean and math teacher at CA’s Sci Academy, one of the highest performing open-enrollment high schools in New Orleans. Starting with 9th grade in the fall of 2016, Livingston Collegiate will add a grade each year and will serve 9-12 by the Fall of 2019.

Location: 7301 Dwyer Rd, New Orleans, LA 70126

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Collegiate Baton Rouge

Collegiate Baton Rouge is a new Collegiate Academies high school opening in Baton Rouge in the Fall of 2017. With 98% of our seniors accepted to college, Collegiate Academies is a network of high schools with proven success in Louisiana. Over 50% of our students receive intervention services, so no matter what your test scores or grades, it is our mission to help you grow and excel to be college and career ready at graduation.

We provide free transportation to all students, 1-to-1 Chromebook for every student, and your first uniform is on us.

Our Programs:

Support for Students with Disabilities

Collegiate has comprehensive specialized programs for diverse learners. Our program is regarded as a model of excellence for high schools in Louisiana.

CARe Initiative: Restorative Practices

Collegiate’s alternative disciplinary program. CARe uses restorative practices to develop conflict resolution, self-advocacy, and relationship-building skills.

CA Next College Completion Program

Collegiate is committed to supporting students all the way through college graduation using customized data systems and one-on-one advising services.

Our Leader:

Kelsey Lambrecht has been tapped to lead a team committed to the Baton Rouge community and its incoming 9th graders. A former teacher and leader at CA’s Sci Academy, Kelsey comes to Baton Rouge with experience from one of the highest performing open-enrollment high schools in New Orleans. Starting with 9th grade in the Fall of 2017, Collegiate Baton Rouge will add a grade each year serving 9th-12th graders by the Fall of 2020.

Teacher Feature 01 – Kelsey Lambrecht from Collegiate Academies on Vimeo.


Click here for answers to Collegiate Baton Rouge’s frequently asked questions.

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To learn more about Kelsey and the vision for Collegiate Baton Rouge, click here.
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What is Opportunities Academy?

Opportunities Academy [OA] is Collegiate Academies’ rigorous, post-secondary full day program for scholars with moderate to significant disabilities. Ambramson Sci Academy and Carver High School house our OA programs on their campuses.

OA supports each student in achieving his or her highest level of independence in pursuit of meaningful and fulfilling personal and professional outcomes in the areas of independent living, community access, and career readiness.


  • New Orleans resident
  • Under 22 years of age
  • Have completed high school English, Math, Social Studies, and Science credits.

Limited space available. Enroll now through June 1.

Enterprising Programs

Each Collegiate OA site features an enterprise reinforcing employment and independent living skills. For example, tOAsty’s is a student-run coffee shop on campus. tOAsty’s provides real-world job experiences. As a student staff member of tOAsty’s, you work towards individual independent living, community access and career readiness goals.

Students spend their days in a loving and supportive community focused on:

  • internships and job skills like prepping for interviews.
  • making friends, helping others, and building a community.
  • practicing how to independently do daily chores for home living success.
  • assisted technology.
  • everyday math and reading skills.
  • healthy lifestyles.
  • using public transportation and navigating the community.
  • accessing the community: library, movies, bank, mall, museums, gardens, public pool, healthcare, and grocery stores.

Students will leave the program with skills like how to:

  • get and keep a job.
  • create a support system with local agencies for services.
  • plan a budget.
  • create lasting friendships and social networking opportunities.
  • grocery shop and prepare healthy meals.
  • independently access the bus for transportation.
  • live more independently at home, with roommates, or alone.

Enroll now.

Interested in enrolling today? Contact Michael Mahoney, CA’s Director of Specialized Programming, at or call him directly at (804) 992-6822.

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