KINDERGARTEN OPENINGS: Jefferson Parish residents are invited to attend an on-site registration event Thursday, July 31, at the International School of Louisiana’s Jefferson Parish Campus, 8101 Simon St., Metairie. Those interested in attending must call (504) 229-4391 first to schedule an appointment time.

ISL, a Spanish and French language immersion school in kindergarten through eighth grades, was named Charter School of the Year, a Certified World Language School, a Top Gains School and is consistently a high-performing school.

Limited spots are available in kindergarten for Jefferson Parish residents only. To apply, call (504) 229-4391 or email admissions@isl-edu.org.

CHARTER SCHOOL DATES: The campuses of the East Bank Collaborative of Charter Schools are busy preparing for the beginning of the 2014-15 school year. Here are the back-to-school dates:

  • Lake Forest Elementary, 12000 Hayne Blvd., New Orleans, Aug. 11 for grades one through eight and Aug. 18 for prekindergarten and kindergarten. (504) 826-7140
  • Morris Jeff Community School, 3368 Esplanade, New Orleans, Aug. 14 for grades three through six and Aug. 18 for prekindergarten through second grade. (504) 373-6258.
  • New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School, Sci High, 5625 Loyola Ave., New Orleans, Aug. 8 for ninth grade and Aug. 11 for grades 10 through 12. (504) 324-7061.
  • Warren Easton Charter High School, 3019 Canal St., New Orleans, Aug. 11 for grades nine through 12. (504) 324-7400
  • Einstein Charter School & Extension, 5100 Cannes St., New Orleans, Aug. 18 for grades one through eight, Aug. 25 for prekindergarten and kindergarten. The address for the extension is 5316 Michoud Blvd., New Orleans. (504) 324-7450.
  • Benjamin Franklin High School, 2001 Leon C. Simon Drive, New Orleans, Aug. 11 for grades nine through 12. (504) 286-2600.
  • Andrew Wilson Charter School, 3617 Gen. Pershing St., New Orleans, Aug. 11 for grades one through eight, Aug. 18 for prekindergarten and kindergarten. (504) 373-6274
  • Audubon Charter School, Aug. 18 for kindergarten through eighth grade, Aug. 20 for prekindergarten (age 4), and Aug. 27 for prekindergarten (age 3). The Lower School for prekindergarten through third grade is at 6101 Chatham Drive, New Orleans, (504) 324-7100. The Upper School for grades four through eight is at 1111 Milan St., New Orleans, (504) 324-7110.
  • International School of Louisiana, Aug. 18 for grades one through eight, Aug. 20 for kindergarten. The Uptown Campus is at 1400 Camp St., New Orleans, (504) 654-1088. The Westbank Campus, kindergarten through second grade, is at 502 Olivier St., New Orleans, (504) 274-4571. The Jefferson Parish Campus is at 8101 Simon St., Metairie, (504) 934-4875.
  • Lusher Charter, Aug. 13 for grades one through 12, Aug. 20 and 21 for kindergarten. The elementary/Willow Campus, kindergarten through fifth grade, is at 7315 Willow St., New Orleans, (504) 862-5110. The middle/high school, grades six through 12, is at 5624 Freret St., New Orleans, (504) 304-3960.
  • Hynes Charter School, 990 Harrison Ave., New Orleans, Aug. 21 for grades one through eight, Aug. 28 for prekindergarten and kindergarten. (504) 324-7160.
  • New Orleans Military and Military Academy, 425 O’Bannon St., New Orleans, Aug. 12 for grades nine through 12. (504) 227-3810.
  • Robert Russa Moton Elementary, 3774 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, is a year-round school; the 2014-15 year began July 21. (504) 430-3143.
  • International High School of New Orleans, 727 Carondelet St., New Orleans, Aug. 15 for ninth grade and Aug. 18 for grades 10 through 12. (504) 613-5703.