Division of Schools

Division of Schools

Division Directory

Chief of Schools

Arcelius F. Brickhouse Jr. | ABrickhouse@ebrschools.org

Division of Schools

Executive Director for School Leadership – Leadership Development Dr. Cleo Perry Jr. | CPerry@ebrschools.org
Executive Director for School Leadership – Transitional Region Larry J. James | LJames5@ebrschools.org
Executive Director for School Leadership – Southeast Region Dr. Mandy LaCerte | MLaCerte@ebrschools.org
Executive Director for School Leadership – Mid-City Region Christal A. Aguillard | CAguillard@ebrschools.org
Executive Director for School Leadership – Mid-City Region Stacy L. Bradford | SBradford2@ebrschools.org
Executive Director for School Leadership – Broadmoor-Sherwood Region Demetric Alexander | DDunbar2@ebrschools.org
Executive Director for School Leadership – Broadmoor Sherwood Region Shalika M. Scott | SScott4@ebrschools.org
Executive Director for School Leadership – Highland – Old South BR Region Laura Williams | LWilliams2@ebrschools.org
Executive Director for School Leadership – North Region Milton Batiste III | MBatiste1@ebrschools.org
Executive Director for School Leadership – North Region Erica Aguillard | ETolliver@ebrschools.org
Executive Director for School Leadership – Reengagement Programs Kimberly R. Boudreaux | KRinggold@ebrschools.org
Executive Director of Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) Martha Sealy | MSealy@ebrschools.org
Director of Career & Technical Education (CATE) Ronnie Pocorello | RP@ebrschools.org
Portfolio Manager for Charter Schools Kimberly R. Boudreaux | KRinggold@ebrschools.org
District Army Instructor (JROTC) Col. Robert Hyver | RHyver@ebrschools.org
Director of Adult & Alternative Education Dawn Hall-Flemming | DHall@ebrschools.org
Director of School Security Vacant
Project Manager – External Partnerships Dr. Robyn Lemon | RLemon@ebrschools.org

Attendance Zone Transfers

Adult Education

Adult Learning Centers

Baker Learning Center
Miracle Place Church Complex
2034 Main Street
Baker, LA 70714

Monday – Thursday | 9:00am – 1:00pm and 5:00pm – 8:00pm
(225) 775-8159

Lead Teacher: Ms. J. Tynes

ESL/Civics – McAuliffe Center – *Pre-Registration Required*
12000 Goodwood Blvd.
Baker, LA 70714

Monday – Thursday | 8:30am – 12:30pm and 5:00pm – 8:30pm
Office Hours: Friday | 8:00am – 11:30am
(225) 226-7631

Lead Teacher: Ms. D. Launey

FYSC Learning Center
Family and Youth Service Center
1120 Government Street, Room C-210
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Monday – Thursday | 8:30am – 12:30pm
(225) 239-7814

Lead Teacher: Mrs. J. Dyer

McAuliffe Learning Center
12000 Goodwood Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Monday – Thursday | 9:30am – 8:00pm
(225) 226-7631

Lead Teacher: Ms. C. Gamble

McKinley Learning Center
McKinley Alumni Center
1520 Thomas Delpit Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Tuesday – Thursday | 3:00pm – 6:00pm
(225) 383-7661

Lead Teacher: Ms. T. Chew

Rosenwald Learning Center
2611 Dayton Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70805

Monday – Thursday | 9:00am – 1:00pm
(225) 355-8678

Lead Teacher: Mr. L. North

Scotlandville Learning Center
Family Values Resource Center/North Baton Rouge Women’s Help Center
7515 Scenic Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70807

Monday – Thursday | 8:30am – 12:30pm
(225) 356-1101

Lead Teacher: Mr. M. Ferris

Satellite Adult Learning Centers

Family Road Learning Center
323 East Airport Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Tuesday & Thursday | 9:00a – 12:00p
Wednesday | 1:00pm – 6:00pm
(225) 201-8888

Lead Teacher: Ms. D. James

LSU Learning Center
Kirby Smith Hall
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Tuesday & Thursday | 1:00pm – 6:00pm
(225) 578-8419

Lead Teacher: Mr. M. Ferris

Residential Adult Learning Centers (NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)

Cenikor Learning Center
2414 Bunker Hill Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

(225) 218-1960

Lead Teacher: Mr. M. Ferris

EBR Parish Prison Learning Center
2867 General Isaac Smith 
Scotlandville, LA 70807

(225) 355-3311

Lead Teacher: Ms. R. Morgan

GED/HiSET Information & Dates

Please note that pre-registration is required. Contact the Baker, McAuliffe, or Rosenwald Adult Learning Center or visit www.hiset.ets.org for additional HiSET registration information.

Hight School Equivalency Information

Beginning January 1, 2014, the Louisiana High School Equivalency diploma will be based on the HiSET test from Educational Testing Service (ETS) instead of the GED test.

Eligibility Requirements

Individuals who are at least 19 years of age or older are eligible to take the test without enrolling in Adult Education or passing a qualifying test. Individuals who are 16, 17, and 18 years of age must achieve qualifying scores on the HiSET Official Practice Test AND have an authorized agent complete the Louisiana Authorization Form prior to testing.

Individuals who are 17 and 18 years old must:

-Provide documentation of withdrawal from K-12 system
-Enroll in an approved adult education class
-Pass the Official High School Equivalency Practice Test

Individuals who are 16 and 17 years old must meet the above criteria in addition to one of the following:

-Pregnant or parenting
-Incarcerated or adjudicated
-Institutionalized or living in a residential facility
-Have chronic physical or mental illness
-Family or economic hardship

Individuals 15 years or younger are not allowed to take the high school equivalency test or enroll in classes at a WRU Literacy Provider.

Individuals may earn a High School Equivalency diploma by passing an exam that verifies that they have gained the knowledge equivalent to accepted high school standards. The tests on the exam cover English language arts and reading, English language arts and writing, math, science, and social studies.

Registration is now available for qualified individuals. Visit an Adult Learning Center to register for the test or go to www.hiset.ets.org to register.

Steps to Schedule a HiSet Testing Appointment

Step 1: Before scheduling your appointment, view the requirements for taking the HiSET exam in Louisiana. You need to agree that you meet these eligibility requirements when schedule to take the HiSET exam. 

Step 2: Find a testing center near you.

Step 3: Schedule your appointment

If you have any questions, please call ETS Customer Service at 1-855-MyHiSet (1-855-694-4738).

Registration/Test Fees

Paper-delivered tests: $21 ($15 ETS fee, $6 test center fee)
Computer-delivered tests $16.75 ($10.75 ETS fee, $6 test center fee)

-A $10 annual state administration fee will be collected when you register for your first sub-test; this is an annual fee and will be collected once eery 12 months
-You will receive two retests per sub-test; however, you must pay the $6 test center fee each time you take a sub-test

Please log in to your HiSET account or call ETS Customer Service at 1-855-MyHiSet (1-855-694-4738) for more information.

Fees payable by debit or credit card (American Express®, MasterCard®, Discover®, VISA®, and JCB), PayPal®, or eCheck.

For more information on fees and refunds, visit the “Test Takers” page at www.hiset.ets.org.

Who can enroll? How old do I have to be?

Adult Education services are offered to anyone 18 years of age or older and not currently enrolled in a K-12 program. Anyone completing the Youth Challenge Program or a home school program is eligible to enroll.

How do I enroll in the Adult Education Program? Do I have to take the entire TABE test? What is the enrollment testing procedure?

Contact the center of your choice to schedule a registration appointment. After completing the registration process and placement tests, a meeting with a counselor will be scheduled at which time your course of study can begin. An ID or birth certification and Social Security number are required. 

When can I begin?

After registration and testing have been completed and a course of study has been developed, a start date will be assigned.

How long does the HiSET process take? How long will it take to get my High School Equivalency Diploma?

The Adult Education program is an individual, self-paced program so completion times vary.

What are the locations and times the centers are open?

See the “Adult Learning Centers” tab above.

How many hours am I required to come to school?

A set number of hours are not required, but a recommendation will be made during the registration process.

How do I get back in after dropping out?

Contact the center of your choice for re-enrollment instructions. See the “Adult Learning Centers” tab above for the contact information for each location.

Waiver to Exit

Students who are 16 and 17 years of age may request a waiver to exit school to enter adult education. 

Students who are 16 or 17 years of age and currently enrolled in an East Baton Rouge Parish School System school must report to their assigned school to obtain and complete the waiver form.

Students who are 16 or 17 years of age and live in East Baton Rouge Parish and have been most recently enrolled in a home school program or an out-of-parish or out-of-state school  must report to the appropriate EBRPSS school in the attendance zone in which they live to obtain and complete the waiver form. To locate your school/school system, click here.

Students who are 16 and 17 years of age and live outside of East Baton Rouge Parish or who have been most recently enrolled in a charter, home school, online, private, or RSD school must obtain the form from that agency/institution or the school district in which they live and submit the form to the superintendent or agency administrator of that institution for approval.

NOTE: Non-EBRPSS schools/officials may obtain a copy of the waiver form by sending an email request to adulted@ebrschools.org or by calling (225) 226-7648.

Proper Documentation

The waiver to exit request must be submitted with proper documentation. The following items must be included:

-Age Waiver Counseling form (EBRPSS Students only)
-Completed Age Waiver Request to exit school
-Documentation of the need for the waiver based on one of the categories listed below:

-Pregnant or actively parenting
-Incarcerated or adjudicated
-Institutionalized or living in a residential facility
-Chronic physical or mental illness
-Family and/or economic hardships – family and/or economic hardship is defined as a student who acts a caregiver or must work to support the family due to a parent’s death or illness, or needs to be removed from an existing home environment.

Once the completed waiver to exit packet is received, it will be reviewed by the appropriate  EBRPSS Executive Director and the EBRPSS Director of Adult Education. 

Once approved, the EBRPSS Director of Adult Education will forward a copy of the approved age waiver to the assigned Adult Education Program. The assigned Adult Education Program must have an approved waiver BEFORE the student may enroll in Adult Education.

Once the student has completed orientation and enrollment in Adult Education, a copy of the approved waiver will be provided to the referring school with an effective drop date.

Exception to the 16 and 17 Year Old Age Waiver Requirements

-Students in the Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program (YCP) must present a copy of the graduation certificate/letter verifying participation in YCP or if recently dismissed from the program must present a copy of the letter of dismissal
-Married 16 and 17 year olds must submit a copy of their marriage licenses
-Emancipated 16 and 17 year olds must submit a copy of their emancipation documents
-Students who have graduated from a K-12 program must present a copy of their diploma

ESL English Classes

We offer classes to adults who do not speak English as their native language. The ESL English Classes help students improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing English skills at all levels. Enrollment is a 3 step process that includes: registration, orientation, and testing. Only after all three steps will student be placed in the ESL English Class that matches their level. 

Step 1: Registration

There is limited face-to-face registration. Go to the Christa McAuliffe Adult Learning Center at 12000 Goodwood Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810, to pick up registration papers. Please call (225) 226-7631 for help. 

Online Registration is available here in English or in Spanish. Be sure to answer all questions and submit the form.

Step 2: Orientation

Orientation will explain the procedures and policies for the Adult Ed school and ESL classes. There is limited face-to-face orientation in small groups. Your time is scheduled on the registration papers.

Online orientation is offered at 8:30am and/or 6:00pm

-You must register through EventBrite for the date of orientation you wish to attend
-Immediate sessions are July 27-30, please click the times listed below to reigster
-More will be offered in August, please check here for future updates

8:30am ESL English Classes Orientation July 27-30
6:00pm ESL English Classes Orientation July 27-30

Please call (225) 226-7631 or (225) 366-7337 with any questions.


To be determined. Please check here for future updates.

Graduation Excellence

The mission of the Office of Graduation Excellence (OGE) is to ensure all graduates of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System graduate on time and are college/career ready with intensive support and guidance from parents, teachers, counselors, school leaders, and community. The OGE will ensure the alignment of all personnel, resources, systems, and time to ensure scholars graduate. The OGE is laser-focused on assisting stakeholders in removing barriers to graduation and post-secondary aspiration actualization. The OGE will work collaboratively across central office teams to ensure all students have a strong start and strong finish in East Baton Rouge Parish School System middle and high school portfolios. Leaders of the OGE will galvanize stakeholders and resources around the academic promise in all scholars.

Job Description

Under supervision, mentors will collaborate with licensed school personnel and classroom teachers to support the district’s student achievement goals and student’s success.  Mentors will serve as role models for our students by inspiring college and career readiness, and modeling habits of mind thereby fostering positive study habits and college motivation.

Mentor Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate student binders, including calendars, class and textbook notes, etc.
  • Conduct tutorial sessions using collaborative learning and the practice of students teaching students through discussions.
  • Work with students in any phase of the writing process, such as brainstorming, clustering, revision, and editing.
  • Assist in teaching study skills and other aspects of college preparation.
  • Alert mentees to potential adjustment-related obstacles and equip them with suitable resources to help negate these.
  • Schedule follow-ups to gauge your mentees’ progress.
  • Encourage participation in mentor-mentee bonding initiatives to facilitate mentees’ social orientation. (All must be documented and approved by the OGE)
  • Attend mentorship meetings to share headway, concerns, and details regarding upcoming mentorship events. (Times and dates will be scheduled)
  • Report all pressing concerns to the OGE for in-depth review. (Mandatory)

Mentor Requirements:

  • High School diploma
  • (5) site visits (Monthly trainings and check ins)
  • Ability to perceive psychosocial, medical, and similar difficulties.
  • Tracking and intervention abilities.

Reengagement Programs

Our mission is to provide meaningful and measurable learning experiences for students who have experienced behavioral challenges, academic difficulties, or barriers to acquiring successful matriculation in a traditional learning environment. EBR is committed to providing a positive, student centered, safe, and academically comprehensive program that is sensitive to the varied learning styles of all students. Each alternative education program or school will meet the unique needs of students and equip them with the tools needed to be a thriving citizen in the community, nation, and world.

In partnership with the iCare Department, EBR’s Reengagement Programs supports training and implementation of Restorative Practices in East Baton Rouge Parish Schools. The use of restorative practices in schools and throughout the community encourages the use of strategies to support students and adults to learn from the experience that led to the conflict, examine attitude, beliefs, and behaviors which may have contributed to the conflict. Our goal is to reduce suspensions and expulsions district wide and ultimately influence changing mindsets of adults and students in schools.

EBR Restorative Practices Trainers
Restorative Practices Training Request

Over-aged middle school and high school programs provide an alternate setting which offers intensive interventions, credit recovery, and specialized programming to address academic gaps for students who are two or more years behind their peers. In addition to an intensive focus on academic interventions, over-age programs will focus on providing services to address students’ behavioral and social emotional needs. Average time enrolled is one full academic year.

Northdale Academy (Grades 6-12)

10755 Cletus Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 272-2036

Arlington Preparatory Academy (Grades 9-12)

6125 Winbourne Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 766-8188

The district embraces a model of inclusiveness for the exceptional student population. However, families may seek out other placement options outside of the traditional setting for students will exceptional needs or other special circumstances. Programming targeting the exceptional population will employ a data driven approach to support students with achieving their individual goals outline in their Individualized Education Plans (IEP), Individualized academic Plan (IAP), Act 833 Pathway goals, and/or student success plans. Average time enrolled is one full academic year.

Arlington Preparatory Academy (Grades 9-12)

6125 Winbourne Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 766-8188

Long-term reengagement schools offer alternative placement for assigned students who have displayed behaviors resulting in a long-term suspension, expulsion, administrative transfer, or referral through the Reengagement Programs Office. Alternative schools with a reengagement focus will provide access to instruction aligned to the Louisiana Student Standards and services targeting students’ behavioral and social emotional needs with the intended goal of equipping them with replacement behaviors needed to smoothly transition back to the traditional school setting. Average time enrolled is one academic semester.

EBR Readiness Elementary Campus at Arlington (Grades k-5) – formerly Eden Park

6125 Winbourne Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 766-8188

EBR Readiness Middle School Campus (Grades 6-8) – formerly Greenville Alternative at Beechwood

2555 Desoto Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 775-4285

EBR Readiness Superintendent’s Academy – High School Campus (Grades 9-12)

4375 E. Brookstown Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 757-9679

Short-Term Reengagement Centers offer short term placement (10 days or less) for students who have displayed behaviors resulting in suspension from school. Reengagement Centers provide access to instruction aligned to the Louisiana Student Standards. Each discipline center works with students to acknowledge and reflect on negative behaviors and engages with the student to support identification of actions to improve. Average time enrolled is 10 school days or less.

Charles Keel-Bogan Walk Center (Grades 6-8)

2550 Bogan Walk Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 336-2029

Christa McAuliffe Center (Grades 6-12)

12000 Goodwood Blvd. 
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 226-7942

EBR Readiness Reengagement Center Campus (Grades 6-12)

4375 E. Brookstown Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 356-1463

East Baton Rouge Parish School System partners with the City of Baton Rouge to provide detained juvenile offenders continued access to rigorous instruction and other education services such as HiSET, counseling, and life skills. 

Juvenile Detention Center ages 12-19.

For more information, please click here.

School Safety & Security

The Office of School Safety and Security consist of Sheriff’s Deputies from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office. These School Resource Officers work on school campuses and site of the school system to provide safety and security for students and personnel. The School Resource Officers also maintain lines of communication with the students, staff, and the community. 

Ensuring a Safe Environment

Our goal is to take proactive measures and precautions to ensure a safe environment at all sites. Below, you will find a list of the practices we follow to best meet our goal.


-Strong partnership with local law enforcement agencies, the Mayor’s Office of Homeland Security, Department of Homeland Security, and other stakeholders

School Resource Officers:

-In partnership with local law enforcement agencies, officers from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office and the East Baton Rouge Police Department are employed to patrol our campuses during and after school hours

District Safety Team:

-Identifies and evaluates the vulnerability of the school district to emergency threat situations consistently and recommend preventative measure to each

Safety Emergency Drills:

-Mandated drills are scheduled and performed routinely

Security and Safety Training:

-Ongoing safety training opportunities are offered to all employees

Surveillance Cameras:

-Primary uses are to keep sites secure, ensuring the safety of all on-site, and gathering evidence after an incident occurs

Monitored Alarm System:

-Acts as a deterrent to vandalism, theft, and other unwanted behaviors. Recorded and live video can be used during investigations and by first responders or staff during an emergency event

Emergency Response Information Portal (ERIP):

-An emergency management system that provides the following:

-Emergency Plans – site-specific emergency plans that prepare each location for a response to an emergency event by creating a plan of action, establishing teams, and detailing specific steps to take; these plans are reviewed and updated annually
-Site Mapping – critical structure information and maps for each site
-Assessments – assists site with identifying hazards
-Online Training – trains staff about emergency situations and what to do in the event they occur
-Emergency Drills – view scheduled, unscheduled, and overdue drills such as fire drills, lockdowns, bus drills, severe weather drills, intruder drills, and shelter-in-place drills for compliance

Report a Crime

Crime Stoppers


Dionne Chaney, Supervisor for School Safety and Security
(225) 436-0065


During School Hours: (225) 226-7690
After School Hours: (225) 226-3702