Most students attending five New Orleans public schools that will be closed at the end of this school year will go on to attend one of their top choices next year, according to recently released admissions data.

Students leaving A.P. Tureaud Elementary, Benjamin Banneker Elementary and John McDonogh High School fared the best, with more than 90 percent getting into one of their top three choices for a new school.

G.W. Carver High School students weren’t far behind, with 87 percent getting into one of their top choices. For Sarah T. Reed High School students, the figure was 79 percent.

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