George Washington Carver opened its doors to 9th graders in the fall of 2012. Now serving scholars in grades 9-12, G.W. Carver honors a strong Carver legacy offering students personal attention to their academic and social needs. We offer AP courses, tutoring, and small group intervention classes to our scholars to ensure that everyone is prepared for college success. G.W. Carver also offers a wide range of co-curricular activities, including sports (football, basketball, volleyball, and track), arts (marching band and visual arts), and clubs (Diversity Club, debate, gaming & strategy).

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George Washington Carver opened its doors to 9th graders in the fall of 2012. Now serving scholars in grades 9-12, G.W. Carver honors a strong Carver legacy offering students personal attention to their academic and social needs. We offer AP courses, tutoring, and small group intervention classes to our scholars to ensure everyone is prepared for college success. G.W. Carver also offers a wide range of co-curricular activities, including sports (football, basketball, volleyball, and track), arts (marching band and visual arts), and clubs (Diversity Club, debate, gaming & strategy).

Meet Jerel Bryant

Jerel is the principal at G.W. Carver High School. Jerel received his B.A. in History from Yale, with his senior thesis on the impact of the war time experience on black African troops in South Africa after the Second Boer War. Teach For America brought him to New Orleans in 2007. He taught English language arts for two years in Central city. In 2009, Mr. Bryant joined the Sci Academy faculty to teach Civics to the class of 2012 and lead the Yale advisory. As a humanities teacher and dean at Sci Academy, Mr. Bryant’s teaching directly contributed to Sci Academy sophomore Graduate Exit Exam scores in English Language Arts; during the 2009-2010 school year, 80% of our scholars achieved a score of Basic and Above. Proudly from East Harlem, Jerel is also proud to have served the communities that he has the opportunity to serve here in New Orleans.

Jerel says he believes that CA will confront anything, regardless of the challenges, if it is ultimately what is best for kids.

Supplies for the 2019-2020 school year

We are excited to welcome you back to school for the 2019-2020 school year. Below, please find a list of basic school supplies. Scholars will be expected to have these supplies available for use in class every day by Monday, August 26.

Families unable to purchase these supplies at Walmart between now and August 26th will be able to purchase supplies at school during lunch beginning on Monday, August 20. At Carver, backpacks alone will be available for $10 and supplies alone will be available for $12. Backpacks with supplies can be purchased for $20.

Required School Supplies:

  • 1 Backpack large enough to fit notebooks and folders
  • 3 (Minimum) Spiral-bound, lined notebooks (3 individual notebooks or one large notebook with multiple sections)
  • 1 Graph/grid notebook or Composition book
  • 3 (Minimum) Folders with pockets for homework and handout
  • 2 Packs of Mechanical Pencils (10-20 per pack)

Not required but recommended:

  • Texas Instruments TI-30X IIS Scientific Calculator, 10-Digit Cost: $8.88-$12.97

Please note, scholars may be asked to purchase several subject-specific supplies within the first 30 days of the school year.
Please note, backpacks with Bluetooth speakers are not allowed.

If you have questions or concerns about purchasing an item on the list above, please contact the front office at (504) 308-3660.

Click here to purchase the calculator

19-20 School Uniform Policy

The Carver uniform may be purchased at Logo Express located at:

  • Gentilly: 3049 Gentilly Boulevard
  • West Bank: 109 Wall Boulevard

Uniform Policy
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