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Haynes Academy and Patrick Taylor Academy Score in Top 3 of the State for ACT

Two Jefferson Parish Schools have proved themselves as top performers in the state. Haynes Academy and Patrick Taylor Academy had two of the top three 2019-20 average ACT composite scores in Louisiana's schools. Haynes Academy holds the top spot, ranked at number one with a composite score of 29.9. Patrick Taylor Academy ranked at number three with a composite score of 29.

"Thank you to all of our faculty and staff who consistently act as the beacon for academic excellence," said Patrick Taylor Academy Principal, Sharmeika Daniels. "A special thanks goes out to our entire student body without whose commitment to growth this accomplishment would not be possible."

"I am so proud of our students, faculty, staff, and school community for their hard work each and every day at Haynes Academy," said Haynes Academy Principal, Karla Russo. "Our community truly works hard to improve each year so that our students have the best opportunities for success after high school."

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