Gentilly Terrace Charter School

Mission Statement: Gentilly Terrace maximizes all students’ academic and social potential through high expectations, arts integration, collaboration with parents and the community and service learning, in an effort to prepare them to attend top-tier high schools, gain entrance into four-year colleges and compete in the global society.

Charter Organization: New Beginnings Schools Foundation

School Motto: Student Achievement-No Exceptions! No Excuses!

Core Academic Values: H.A.R.P. Hard Work, Achievement, Respect and Perseverance

Core Behavioral Values: H.E.A.R.T. Honesty, Empowerment, Appreciation, Responsibility and Team Work

Registration Information: Gentilly Terrace Charter School is an open enrollment school. Registration takes place in February, 2013. Parents must complete RSD's OneApp application, which will be available for download on this page.

Special Education Model: Continuum of Alternative Placements - A continuum of alternative educational placements is available to meet the needs of students with disabilities for special education and related services. This includes instruction in regular classes, special classes, home instruction, instruction in hospitals, and provision for supplementary services (such as resource room or itinerant instruction) to be provided in conjunction with regular class placement.

Transportation: Provided by school.

Enrichment Classes: Musical Theater, Creative Writing, Dance, Computer Lab, Math Lab, Story Time and Character Education

Extracurricular Activities: Dance Team, Choir, Art, Beta Club, Student Council, Science, Media Arts Intramural Sports, Gardening, Debate and Cheerleading

Special Programs
  • Adult Education Program
  • Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts
  • Capital One KidzBANK
  • Club L.E.A.D.
  • Emerging Young Leaders
  • Gentilly Terrace Charter School Boys to Men Association
  • LA Gear Up Program
  • Ogden Museum Partnership
  • Primetime Reading Program
  • Service Learning Program
  • S.T.A.I.R. (Start the Adventure in Reading
  • UNO COEHD Literacy Alive Initiative
  • UNO Professional Development School: LaSIP
  • Urban League College Track
  • Usher's New Look Foundation Leadership Academy
Special Events
  • Career Week
  • Creative Arts Festival
  • Donuts with Dad
  • Family Literacy Night
  • Family Math Night
  • Fall Festival
  • Go Green Week
  • Granola with Grandparents
  • Muffins with Mom
  • Positive Behavior Support Activities
  • PTO Quarterly Meetings
  • Science Fair
4720 Painters Street
New Orleans, LA 70122
Phone: 504-708-2053

School Calendar:
August 8, 2016 - May 24, 2017

School Hours:
7:15 a.m. (breakfast) - 3:00 p.m. (dismissal)

Edward Brown, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Director of Curriculum and Instruction:
Jacquelyn Mahatha, Ph.D., Send email
Grade Configuration:
PreK-8th grades
Student Enrollment:
Health Services:
School nurse services provided.

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Gentilly Terrace

Leap (Ela, Math, Social Studies)

PBT 1st-3rd grade only
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Leap (Ela, Math, Social Studies)

PBT 1st-3rd grade only
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Leap (Ela, Math, Social Studies)

PBT 1st-3rd grade only
Gentilly Terrace

Leap (Ela, Math, Social Studies)

PBT 1st-3rd grade only
Gentilly Terrace

Leap (Science)

Grades 3-8

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