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    Thank You

    We would like to thank our sponsors for their generous support, making possible our many academic, athletic and arts programs. If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor please contact us.

    Brees Family Field

    Lusher Charter School was honored to be one of 12 New Orleans projects funded by the Brees Dream Foundation (, in collaboration with Operation Kids. 

    The newly renovated field including track, bleachers and football field is being used for competitive sports and a range of different physical fitness activities. This field also serves as an area for local community recreational activities.

    The Mark A. Ratner Chemistry Laboratory
 – A Generous Gift by the Ratner Family

    The Mark A. Ratner Chemistry Laboratory at the school’s Fortier Campus has provided Lusher High School with a modern laboratory setting designed to teach students the principles and latest breakthroughs in general and Advanced Placement Chemistry. The gift was made on behalf of the Ratner family in honor of their uncle, Dr. Mark A. Ratner, widely considered the father of the field of nanotechnology and molecular electronics.

    The Greater Federation of Women’s Clubs

    The Greater Federation of Women’s Clubs has made a significant donation toward the renovation of the Physics Lab at Lusher Charter School. Women’s Clubs from across the country sent money for this cause to contribute to the rebuilding of New Orleans following hurricane Katrina. Lusher Charter School wishes to express its deepest gratitude for this wonderful gift!

    Atlantic Bridge Community Resource Center (ABCRC)


We would like to thank Germany’s Atlantik-Brüecke organization for their generous donations that enabled Lusher to perform restorations to the Atlantic Bridge Community Resource Center (ABCRC), a multipurpose gymnasium facility at Lusher’s Fortier Campus.

    Peyton Manning’s Peyback Foundation Gift

    Lusher is grateful for a generous gift from Peyton Manning’s Peyback Foundation for new equipment. This equipment is used to enable our students to participate in Lusher sports programs. Thanks to the Peyback Foundation for their wonderful support!!