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Cohen College Prep Has 2nd Year of 100% College Acceptance

Congratulations to the 2nd graduating class of Cohen College Prep who had 100% college acceptance! 

Cohen College Prep students also outperformed the state average on end-of-course exams for the first time in 2015, rising from one of the lowest performing public schools in the city to one of the top-performing open enrollment schools after 4 years of NOCP management. 

NOCP Launches College Persistence Non-Profit

Led by Cohen College Prep's Director of Alumni Paris Woods and former Cohen College Counselor Sarah Payne, College Bridge New Orleans will help graduates of New Orleans Public Schools enroll and succeed in college. College Bridge will do this by providing graduates with coaching and support with financial aid, enrollment, and academic success while in college.

Parent Orientations July 24 & 25!

  • Sylvanie Williams College Prep: Friday 7/24 2-5pm
  • Crocker College Prep: Friday 7/24 3-6pm
  • Cohen College Prep: Saturday 7/25 10a-12pm

These are *MANDATORY* for all of our families. You’ll receive important information including transportation routes, after-school applications, and calendars for the year.

Once you turn in all paperwork, you’ll also receive one free uniform shirt per student!

We’re excited to see all of our families! Have any questions? Please call us!

Sylvanie Williams College Prep: (504) 522-0100

Crocker Teacher Troy Lawson Wins City-wide Excellence in Teaching Award

Congratulations to Crocker College Prep teacher Troy Lawson for winning NSNO's Excellence in Teaching Award! Mr. Lawson is a New Orleans native and currently teaches third grade Science and Social Studies. Award winners were selected based on impact on student achievement, commitment to ongoing learning to hone their craft, strength of relationships with students, and effect on their school community. Read more about the award here.

Work / Life Balance at NOCP

By Ben Kleban

I was recently struck by an auto-reply to an e-mail which read “what a relief it is to not have to open emails as I am out of the country”.  It reminded me that most of us view e-mail as work to be done, and having work to be done (aka “e-mail”) 24 hours a day can be exhausting.  More importantly, the statement reveals an even more frightening premise – the belief that the only way to not “have to” open e-mail is to leave the country! 

Cohen College Prep at the City-wide Senior Shoutout

On Friday, May 8th, high school seniors from across the City of New Orleans gathered in Champions Square to celebrate their hard work. Over 2500 New Orleans Seniors are graduating this year and they have been accepted to over 300 colleges with $75 million in scholarships. Cohen College Prep was well represented with Senior Jairron Isaac giving the student address and Senior Erin Lockley announcing the names and colleges of the Cohen Class of 2015. The Cohen graduating class has an acceptance rate of over 90% so far and over $2.3 million in merit scholarships!

Cohen College Prep has top college enrollment rate!

Last week the state released college graduation and enrollment numbers for the Class of 2014 and we're extremely proud of the students and staff at Cohen College Prep for having the highest college enrollment percentage of any open-enrollment high school in New Orleans

78% of Cohen College Prep's Class of 2014 enrolled in college, nearly 20 percentage points higher than the state average of 59%.