Educate Yourself

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Academy of the Sacred Heart
4521 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70115
504-891-1943
www.ashrosary.org
Academy of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls, toddler-grade 12. The school is committed to the values of faith, intellectual excellence, social awareness and the building of community and personal growth. Sacred Heart’s new $11 million Student Center that will open in the fall of 2011 and will enhance their athletic, wellness and co-curricular programs.

Arden Cahill Academy
3101 Wall Boulevard
Gretna, LA 70056
504-392-0902
www.ardencahillacademy.com
The 12-acre country campus provides state-of-the-art classroom learning facilities and an equestrian arena, stables, petting farm, theatre, art and music studios, football field and competition pool, which help the school provide unique learning experiences outside of the classroom. The school focuses on cultural enrichment as a major part of its curriculum and tradition of academic excellence.
 
Benjamin Franklin
High School
2001 Leon C. Simon Drive
New Orleans, LA 70122
504-286-2600
tiffinie_cadwell@benfranklinhighschool.org
www.benfranklinhighschool.org
Benjamin Franklin High School was founded in 1957 to promote excellence among New Orleans high school students. Franklin is consistently ranked as a “top public high school in the nation” by U.S. News and World Report, Newsweek and Business Week magazines and is the No. 1 public school in the state.

Holy Name of Jesus
6325 Cromwell Place
New Orleans, LA 70118
www.hnjschool.org
Established over 100 years ago and located uptown, Holy Name of Jesus is a Catholic, co-educational school for grades Pre-Kindergarten through 7. Contact the Admissions Office at 504-861-1466 or gehulster@hnjschool.org for information or a private tour. Competence, Conscience, Commitment ... for more than 100 years! Recently named one of the top 3 elementary schools in New Orleans!

International School of Louisiana
1400 Camp St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 654-1088
www.isl-edu.org
The International School of Louisiana is New Orleans’ only multi-language immersion public school. A Kindergarten through 8th grade program, students at ISL learn languages naturally, through everyday conversation and academic instruction. International teachers bring diverse cultures and teaching methods to ISL’s classrooms. This unique charter school strengthens academic skills as it prepares students to become citizens of the world.

Isidore Newman School
1903 Jefferson Ave.
504-896-6323
www.newmanschool.org
Founded in 1903, Isidore Newman School is committed to the intellectual, ethical, emotional and physical  development of each student. Newman offers a challenging, comprehensive and sequential curriculum from Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12, one which encourages creativity, critical and independent thinking, and different ways of learning.

Louise S. McGehee school
2343 Prytania St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-561-1224
www.mcgeheeschool.com
McGehee’s mission of individualized attention to help each girl reach her potential remains unchanged, now more than ever as we approach our 100th anniversary. Girls in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade enjoy a challenging, college-prep curriculum in a small, nurturing environment. Our accelerated core curriculum is deeply enriched with a vibrant co-curricular program, championship athletics, drama, art and music.
 

Metairie Park Country Day School
300 Park Road
Metairie, LA 70005
504-849-3110
www.mpcds.com
Country Day teaches 21st century skills, with a hands-on approach that prepares pre-K through grade 12 students to think creatively while tackling a challenging curriculum. High academic standards and personal discipline are sustained by a nurturing community, a low student:teacher ratio, and outstanding extracurricular programs. Attend the Middle/Upper School Open House, Thursday, January 20, at 8:30 a.m., and experience classes in action.

Mount Carmel Academy
7027 Milne Blvd.
New Orleans, LA
504-288-7626
www.mcacubs.org
A U.S. Top 50 Catholic High School and a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, the school is an accredited secondary school for girls, grades 8-12, conducted by the Sisters of Mount Carmel. The school’s mission is to provide young women the opportunity to develop their God-given talents through a variety of academic and co-curricular programs and to guide and encourage young women to develop zeal for their faith along with a commitment to prayer and service.

St. Andrew’s
Episcopal School  
8012 Oak St.
New Orleans, LA 70118
504-861-3743
www.standrewsepiscopalschool.org
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School enrolls boys and girls from Pre-Kindergarten through grade 8.  St. Andrew’s utilizes small classes where students interact with teachers and grow spiritually, socially and intellectually. A strong academic program, enhanced by state-of-the-art technology includes Spanish, Chinese, music, chapel, fine arts, athletics and library skills. Student publications, dramatics, intramurals and community service round out the program.  

St. George’s
Episcopal School
923 Napoleon Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70115
504-891-5509
www.stgeorgesepiscopal.com
St. George’s Episcopal School, celebrating more than 40 years of excellence, is a co-educational, independent school with classes from nursery through eighth grade. Known for its concept of “customized education,” St. George’s combines small classes and enrichment programs to help each student achieve success. St. George’s has the lowest student-to-teacher ratio (five to one) of any school in our area.

St. Paul’s Episcopal School
6249 Canal Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70124
504-488-1319
www.stpauls-lakeview.org
St. Paul’s Episcopal School, located in Lakeview, is a private, co-educational, independent school for 2-year-olds through eighth grade. Founded in 1961, St. Paul’s offers advanced, hands-on curriculum providing students the knowledge and skills to thrive.  Rich with music, art, technology, outdoor education, athletics, and more – find out why they say, “The Future is Here!” Open Houses: Friday, January 28, at 9:30 a.m. and Saturday, January 29, at 9:30 a.m.

St. Martin’s Episcopal School
225 Green Acres Road
Metairie, LA 70003-2499
504-733-0353
www.stmsaints.com
St. Martin’s Episcopal School invites you to an All School Open House on Tuesday, January 25, at 9 a.m. For more than 60 years, St. Martin’s, a co-educational age 2-grade 12 independent school, has provided an extraordinary education in a family environment with small class sizes and a wide array of academic and extracurricular programs.

Stuart Hall
School for Boys
2032 S. Carrollton Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
504-861-1954
www.stuarthall.org
Stuart Hall School for Boys is an independent school offering a Catholic education to students nursery through seventh grade. The faculty and staff are dedicated to working with parents to help each child build a foundation for life centered on a love for learning, a desire to help others, and a commitment to Gospel values. Please call 504-861-5384 for more information.

Trinity Episcopal
1315 Jackson Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-525-8661
www.trinitynola.com
Our School motto articulates our mission: ‘Celebrating the Intellect, Nourishing the Spirit, Celebrating Community’. We apply the latest educational practices while also teaching care and respect for one another and our surroundings. Trinity helps to nurture a child’s mind, body and spirit through a fun and challenging program that offers the best in the academic disciplines, taught by a skillful, experienced and loving faculty and staff.
 
Ursuline Academy
2635 State St.
New Orleans, LA 70118
504-866-5292
www.ursulineneworleans.org
Ursuline Academy, founded in 1727, is a Catholic school for girls offering a strong educational environment from early childhood (Toddler-2) through a college preparatory secondary program (grade 12). Elementary School Tours for grades Toddler-2 through 7 will be every Wednesday in January at 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact the admissions office at
504-866-5292 or admissions@ursulineneworleans.org. •

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