Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy provides enriched instruction in mathematics, science, and technology in an academically challenging, college preparatory environment. Teachers engage students with research-based practices to develop 21st century skills such as cooperative and collaborative learning and technology integration.
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2013-2014 School Calendar
Ms. Zapico Named High School Principal of the Year
Congratulations to Mrs. Jaime Zapico, who has been selected as the Jefferson Parish High School Principal of the Year! Mrs. Zapico was previously chosen as the Middle School Principal of the Year in 2013. She works hard to provide excellent educational opportunities for the students of Patrick Taylor Academy.
Senior awards night will be on Wednesday, April 29 at 6:30 PM at school.
The Class of 2015 will be graduating on Saturday, May 9 at 6:30 PM at the Alario Center.
Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy is Ranked One of the Top High Schools in the US
Patrick Taylor has been ranked number 46 on the 2014 list of top high schools in the US by the Daily Beast! This is a huge accomplishment for the students, the parents, and the staff of Patrick Taylor. Please see the link below for the full list and article.
Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Cheryl Bordelon (ELA) who was selected as the PFTSTA Teacher of the Year for 2015.
Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy is one, of only seven, five-star schools in the New Orleans area. Congratulations to our teachers and students for their hard work! In addition, PFTSTA is the only high school in Louisiana to be awarded a Blue Ribbon by the US Department of Education.
School Performance Scores
Congratulations Taylor Tigers! The School Performance Scores (SPS) from the state of Louisiana are in, and it's unbelievable what all of you have achieved. For the 2013-2014 school year, Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy was ranked first in Jefferson Parish and second in the state of Louisiana. The school earned a school performance score (SPS) of 138 on a 150 point scale.
The goals for the 13-14 school year are:
1. to increase ELA i-LEAP and LEAP scores by 5%. The data states that we had a total of 15 students score basic on the i-LEAP and LEAP assessments in the 2012-2013 school year.
2. to increase the ACT score average to a 30 or above. The average after the September ACT test is a 29. .
3. to increase the amount of students scoring a four or five on the AP tests.
2012 College Readiness Award
We are very excited to announce that Patrick Taylor received the "2012 College Readiness Award" from the Louisiana ACT Council for increasing the number of students taking the ACT Assessment over the past five years and significantly increasing their level of achievement and college readiness. I would also like to add that only 25 high schools in Louisiana were honored for this superior level of accomplishment.
Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy offers a wide variety of sports, clubs, and extracurricular activities at the middle and high school level.