Living School

Updated Oct 13, 2021
6003 Bullard Ave., Ste. 16 - New Orleans LA - 70128
Type of autonomy arrangement: school charter/bylaws
Basic Profile

Opened In



Grades 9-12




Select leaders
Determine learning program
Select colleagues
Determine professional development
Transfer or terminate colleagues
Determine whether to take, when to take, how much to count district/EMO/authorizer assessments
Determine tenure policy
Make formal arrangements with district/EMO/authorizer to allow multiple measures in determining school success (not only a mean proficiency score)
Evaluate colleagues
Set schedule
Set staff pattern
Determine teacher workday
Determine school budget
Set school-level policy
Determine compensation
Teacher Authority Is...
De Jure and De Facto
The Living School strives to be a Democratic School with a balance of power for students, staff, & families balanced with the legal requirement in Louisiana for Charters to be governed by a Board that cannot contain staff members.

About the Learning Program

Living School cultivates equity by nurturing students to do work that improves their lives, communities, and environment through holistic health, citizenship, & entrepreneurship.