Medard H. Nelson Charter School

Mission Statement: Medard H. Nelson Charter School is a community of learners in which academic achievement and personal growth are expected and supported in a positive, inclusive and enriched environment.

Charter Organization: New Beginnings Schools Foundation

School Motto: Ensuring All Students Achieve Academically Always!

Core Values: Respect, Responsibility, Community, Accountability, Safety, Honesty, Self-Esteem

Keys to Success: Work Hard-Get Smart, Time Matters, Take Risks, Make Good Choices, and Leave a Place Cleaner than You Found It

Registration Information: Medard H. Nelson Charter is an open enrollment public charter school. Parents must complete RSD's OneApp application.

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.

Extracurricular Activities:Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Band, Majorettes, Cheerleaders, Dance Team, Student Government, and Junior Beta Club

Special Programs
  • Partnership with GRoW
  • UNO Aquatic Center
  • Band and Marching Units
  • School Choir
  • Breakthrough New Orleans
  • Ogden Museum Partnership
  • LA4 Early Childhood Education
  • S.T.A.I.R. (Start the Adventure in Reading)
  • UNO COEHD Literacy Alive Initiative
  • UNO Professional Development School: LaSIP
  • Urban League College Track

3121 St. Bernard Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: 504-943-1311
Fax: 504-304-5160

School Calendar:
August 7, 2017 - May 23, 2018

School Hours:
8:00 am (breakfast) - 4:00 pm (dismissal)

Assistant Principal:
Latoya Marshall

Grade Configuration:
PreK - 8th grade
Student Enrollment:
480
Health Services:
School nurse, full-time counselor

Coming up at Medard Nelson Charter School

Upcoming Events

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19
Sep
2017
Medard Nelson

Open House

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New Beginnings Schools Foundation: Capdau, Nelson, Lake Area
NEW BEGINNINGS SCHOOLS FOUNDATION
UNO Bicentennial Education Center, Suite 120
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148

Phone: (504) 280-2309
Fax: (504) 280-2312
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