School Details

Mcdonogh #35 Senior High School

1331 Kerlerec Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 324-7600
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-12 869 students 15 students/teacher (LA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

56%
85%
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84%
69%
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76%
62%
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81%
67%

Integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP)

In 2011-2012 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math and English language arts, science and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Orleans Parish School District average
  • Louisiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

59%
85%
69%
41%
80%
66%
38%
74%
64%
46%
78%
67%

Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21)

In 2011-2012 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies. The LEAP 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Orleans Parish School District average
  • Louisiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

59%
72%
60%
72%
77%
69%

Graduate Exit Examination for the 21st Century (GEE 21)

In 2010-2011 Louisiana used the Graduate Exit Examination for the 21st Century (GEE 21) to test grade 10 students in math and English language arts and grade 11 students in science and social studies. The GEE 21 is a high school graduation requirement. The GEE 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Orleans Parish School District average
  • Louisiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

45%
63%
64%
57%
70%
64%

Graduate Exit Examination for the 21st Century (GEE 21)

In 2010-2011 Louisiana used the Graduate Exit Examination for the 21st Century (GEE 21) to test grade 10 students in math and English language arts and grade 11 students in science and social studies. The GEE 21 is a high school graduation requirement. The GEE 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Orleans Parish School District average
  • Louisiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

76%
91%
82%
88%
92%
87%
88%
98%
93%
86%
92%
88%
58%
84%
83%

End-of-Course Tests (EOC)

In 2011-2012 Louisiana used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to test high school students in algebra 1, English 2, biology 1, and geometry. The EOC is a high school graduation requirement. TheEOC is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Orleans Parish School District average
  • Louisiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Mcdonogh #35 Senior High School is a public high school in New Orleans. The principal of Mcdonogh #35 Senior High School is Phillip J White, whose e-mail is delores_winfield@nops.k12.la.us. 869 children attend Mcdonogh #35 Senior High School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 87% of the 869 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Mcdonogh #35 Senior High School is 15:1. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 99% 73%
Hispanic 0.6% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.1% 5%
Asian 0.1% %
White, non-Hispanic 0.1% 17%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 65%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    I have been attending 35 ever since I was in the seventh grade I am a current sophmore and to me there's no greater place! I love this school it's my home away from home! -mj

  • (6 years ago)

    35 is a great school. Unlike what most people may think recently about it beins about nothing but sports allcoaches at 35 shallenge you academicaly

  • (6 years ago)

    I am an 8th grader that attends McDonogh 35 and I have been going there since 7th grade. I think 35 is a really great school and I plan on graduating from the school. I love the principal and how he conduct things through out the entire school!

  • (6 years ago)

    I attend McDonogh #35 and I love the school. Im a 9th grader but I been there since 8th and it is the best! Im a Roneagle 4 ever!!!

  • (6 years ago)

    My grandson attends Mcdonogh #35 and there are some positive things going on at the school. However the school needs a serious make over. The neighborhhood leaves a lot to be desired. I wished I lived in the city I would start a clean up and lets look better effort It is a depresssing environment.

  • (6 years ago)

    I think McDonogh 35 Sr. High School is the best of the best!!!! My two son's went there. The faculty is wonderful... It's like a big Family... My son's are both doing excellent... brenda brossett Jared & Elery

  • (6 years ago)

    Mcd 35 is an excellent school! My child attends this school! She is learning about new things everyday good job 3-5!

  • (6 years ago)

    mcdonogh #35 is still an excellent school that demands excellence out of its studends

  • (6 years ago)

    This is the best school in Orleans Parish!

  • (7 years ago)

    I loved McDonogh #35. It was perhaps the greatest experience of my educational career!

  • (7 years ago)

    It was great before Katrina now its bad. A lack of books and desks and the lack of good teachers.

  • (8 years ago)

    Other than my spiritual background I can honestly say that McDonogh #35 has had the single most influence in my life! The school stood out amongst all others in not only the city of New Orleans but in Louisiana and in the United States. It is known as the 'A Choice Not an Echo'. The school had many extracurricular activies band(my favorite) choir basketball .. the list goes on and on. Many of the teachers were themselves alumni of McDonogh #35. They returned and gave back to the school over and over again. My favorites and long standing teachers? Sophia Conway Mr. Lloyd L. Harris Ms Harris(Science) Mr. Harris(Science). We started out our days in the bandroom had band as a class and ended our days in band.We were encouraged to excel in education. The school held its own against the private schools in N.O. I love Mcd # #35.

  • (8 years ago)

    Founded in 1917 Mcdonogh No. 35 College Prepatory High School has proven to be not only a key factor in the future of black educated new orleanians but an important role in the culture and history of the city of New Orleans. Located in the nations first all black community students at '35' are prepared to take on all challenges of life. This is a school that I am a proud alumnus of. My two sisters are Roneagles. My dad was a Roneagle. And I would be honored if my children make the choice to keep our 'Roneagle family' a prestigious heritage. A nationally recognized blue ribbon school and the city of New Orleans' best kept academic secret its time for the world to know that 'everywhere you go there is a Roneagle.' -Graduate Class of 1998. -A Choice...Not an Echo.

  • (9 years ago)

    As a 1983 graduate of McDonogh 35 and the parent of 2002 (Grambling St.)and 2005 (Jackson St.) graduates I cannot begin to express the gratitude that I have for this 'Historical Black' institution. McD 35 not only prepared me for the academic world but to become a servant of my community. While it may not have the best of facilities it consistently turns out the best students. It taught us self pride and with that we can sit at the table with others who are different but be self assured that we also bring something to that table. The city of New Orleans State of Louisiana and the OPSB should be proud that such a school exist in their backyard. Which proves that with high expectations our children rise to the occasion. It's has been said to 'unto whom much is given shall much be required.' Ever High 35 Thank you Class of

  • (9 years ago)

    I love mcd 35. It is truly one of the best school in New Orleans. The history of the school runs so deep. Nothing can stop this school from educating. HIGH 35!

  • (9 years ago)

    I am a former student at McD35. My daughter is a junior this year. We were displaced by Hurricane Katrina and she never stopped longing for 'Fair 35'. I thought I knew of the 'die-hard' 35 student body and alumni; but she has really been ridiculous in her appeal to get back to New Orleans and go to 'her' school. 35 has always been an influence in our city and I hope and pray that it will continue to thrive as such. May God continue to shine his countenance upon 35 and all of the survivors of Hurricane Katrina. Loving Parent/Alumni

  • (10 years ago)

    McDonogh 35 was the best thing that has happened to me. The parents students and teachers know what kind of school we have and they want to keep it that way. This school prepared me for life after high school and college. Thank you!

  • (10 years ago)

    This school ranks as one of the highest public schools in the City of New Orleans. The Teaching Staff is very knowledgeable and caring they promote self pride respect and confidence in a diminishing school system. The Principal takes a personal interest in each and every student. The students are challenged under unfavorable circumstances and still excelle as some of the brightest. The marching band is one of the best in the country. The parents appear to be involved. The school I would rate as a 5 because the are still competing with unlikely odds. Schools like this one inspires hope. My son is a sophmore student at this school it is his first year attending. I am very optomistic.

  • (11 years ago)

    McDonogh 35 is an excellent institution leading in Academic Achievement and Extracurricular involvement in both students teachers. McDonogh 35 is not just an ordinary school it is a school that cares about the student as a whole. Focusing on its academic achievement as well as social growth and the growth of the muturaity level in teenagers. McDonogh 35 is an excellent safe enviorment for learning. My children love attending there and I am very comfortable sending them there it is truly a wounderful school I just can't say enough. I am forever grateful for McDonogh 35. Thank you so much from my children as well as myself.

  • (11 years ago)

    This is my son's second (sophomore) year at McDonogh 35. Teens are over-stressed enough at home and in the community. To me school should be not only a place of academia but also where students can develop social skills and be made to feel 'a part'. That is what 35 did for my son. McDonogh 35 provided an environment of learning and condusive familiarity that my son was able to maintain his GPA (4.01) make friends and simply enjoy his first year of high school. He loves the Roneagles. To a parent this speaks highly of the institution overall. My son is a great teen and 35 is a great school--they have bonded to my good pleasure and peace of mind. I prayed that he would matriculate in a school during his secondary school years out of which he could get a fulfillment of experiencing a wholesome teenage academic and social setting. Thanks 35.

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