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Cohen College Prep now a "B" School!

In a new statewide report card released by the Louisiana Department of Education, two New Orleans College Prep (NOCP) schools have shown significant academic progress.  Walter L. Cohen College Prep High School and Lawrence D. Crocker College Prep Elementary have not only increased their School Performance Score (SPS) by double digits, but both schools represent successful “turnarounds” in the New Orleans public school system since Hurricane Katrina.

NOCP Holiday Concert is Dec 9th!

Join us for a night of entertainment featuring the
- Sylvanie Williams College Prep Drumline, Choir, & Band
- Crocker College Prep Drumline, Choir, Band & Crocker Kitten Dance Team
- Cohen College Prep Band and Marching Units

-and special guests!

All New Orleans College Prep friends and family welcome! Light refreshments served after the concert.

Join us for the Grand Opening of Hoffman College Prep!

Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell
invites you to the Grand Opening of
John W. Hoffman College Prep

Tuesday, November 10th at 9am 

2622 S. Prieur St.
New Orleans, LA 70125

Please RSVP if you'll be able to join us.
Light refreshments will be served.

School-Based Health Center Re-Opens at Cohen

New Orleans, La. – Oct. 20, 2015 – Cohen College Prep’s School-Based Health Center (SBHC) officially re-opened this month for the 2015-2016 school year. SBHCs are comprehensive adolescent health clinics on school grounds that offer greater access to quality integrated primary care and mental health services for youth during the school day.

Sylvanie's Principal Allen on the cover of The Christian Science Monitor

“I believe that if we are going to move forward it is not because I am a visionary leader,” Hardy said at one point, “but because we are a team.” 

Principal Allen (formerly Hardy) and her staff were shawdowed for a year for this profile looking at how the principal role has changed over the years. Read the full article here: http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Education/2015/0927/How-the-school-principal-s-job-has-changed


Announcing Hoffman College Prep - Opening October 2015!

Dear NOCP Families and Friends,

Welcome to the 2015-16 school year! We are delighted about beginning a new school year with you and are especially excited to announce the opening of abrand new school in the NOLA College Prep family – John W. Hoffman College Prep!

Order your copy of In Our Own Voices!

By Paris Woods and Sarah Payne

Earlier this year, in the midst of college application season at Cohen College Prep, we had an idea.

Each of us had read many brilliant college essays over the years. But we realized that all too often these wonderful pieces of writing (into which students pour their blood, sweat, and tears) are read by counselors and admissions officers only.

Then, they basically gather dust.