What’s new and special in your area school
Academy of the Sacred Heart
4521 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans
Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls, toddler through grade 12. It is committed to values of faith, intellectual excellence, social awareness, the building of community and personal growth. The new Arts and Athletics Complex has a tournament size gym, a weight training and fitness center, an indoor running track, and a rehab room. The Favrot Arts Center has a dance studio, a multi media center, a music wing and art studio.
ARDEN CAHILL ACADEMY
3101 Wall Blvd., Gretna
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
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 #1 public school in the state.
Brother Martin High School
4401 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans,
Brother Martin High School located in Gentilly/Lakefront section of New Orleans has been operated by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans since 1869. Serving students in grades 7 through 12, Brother Martin challenges its students to define their lives with Courage and Confidence. Brother Martin offers students a full range of athletic programs and over 75 extracurricular activities.
HOLY NAME OF JESUS
6325 Cromwell Place, New Orleans
Established over 100 years ago, Holy Name of Jesus is a Catholic, co-educational school for grades Pre-Kindergarten through 7. Small classes provide an inclusive environment in which children are taught confidence, compassion and integrity while achieving academic excellence and maintaining their Catholic faith. Private tours for parents of prospective new students are offered throughout the year by appointment. Faith, Family, Foundation... for over 100 years!
720 Elise Ave., Metairie
25 Patricia Drive, Covington
Kehoe-France School and Kehoe-France Northshore are independent, non-denominational, coeducational day schools open to students from 18 months old through eighth grade and 2 years old through seventh grade, respectively. Kehoe-France has long been recognized as a school that stands out for its academic curriculum, but also for the importance we place on developing the child intellectually, spiritually, emotionally and socially. These tools are what help prepare the Kehoe-France student for high school, college and life beyond.
Louise S. McGehee School
2343 Prytania St., New Orleans
Celebrating its centennial year, Louise S. McGehee School is an all-girls college preparatory school for grades Pre-K through 12. Founder Louise S. McGehee’s vision was to build a school for girls whose mission was to focus on the individual student and foster a lifelong love of learning. Admission Open Houses for Pre-K-grade 4, on January 12 & 26, 8:30-10am. Open House for grades 5-12, on January 19, 4-6pm. The excitement on campus is contagious and we invite you to visit and learn about our small student/teacher ratios and our accelerated academics.
METAIRIE PARK COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
300 Park Road, Metairie
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 K-5th Open House, January 12th, 830 am; Middle/Upper School Open House, January 26, at 8:30 a.m., and experience classes in action.
Mount Carmel Academy
7027 Milne Blvd., New Orleans
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
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School enrolls boys and girls from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8, offering ten years of nurturing yet challenging education focusing on the Decade of Childhood. St. Andrew’s utilizes small classes to promote a challenging, learning environment 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
St. George’s Episcopal School, celebrating more than 40 years of excellence, is a co-ed, independent school with classes from preschool (ages 1-3) 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. LOUIS KING OF FRANCE
1600 Lake Ave., New Orleans
St. Louis King of France Catholic School is located in Metairie and has been a beacon of Catholic education to students since 1953. We are a co-educational school serving 6-week old infants through the 7th Grade. SLKF is a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. SLKF has a low student/teacher ratio. We are proud to offer SLKF students a “private” school education for the price of Archdiocesan tuition.
St. Martin’s Episcopal School
225 Green Acres Road, Metairie
St. Martin’s Episcopal School is a coeducational, independent college preparatory day school for students from prekindergarten through twelfth grade. St. Martin’s is a vibrant learning community with a rich history, engaging and bright students, topnotch faculty, nationally recognized academic, artistic, and athletic programs, and a state of the art campus second to none in the greater New Orleans area. We encourage you to visit our beautiful 18-acre campus on a personal tour or at our All School Open House on January 25th at 9 am.
St. Paul’s Episcopal School
6249 Canal Blvd., New Orleans
St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Lakeview is a private, coed, independent school for toddlers - eighth grade, offering a wide-range of exceptional academic, enrichment and outdoor education programs. Open House Schedule: February 2, Toddler – 8th at 9:30 AM & 6 PM; April 24th Toddler – 8th at 9:30 AM & 6 PM. Private tours available!
STUART HALL SCHOOL FOR BOYS
2032 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans
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 SCHOOL
1315 Jackson Ave., New Orleans
Trinity is a Pre-kindergarten through eighth grade coeducational school located in the Garden District. Trinity offers a rigorous curriculum that applies the latest and best educational practices, fostering the intellectual, spiritual, moral and physical development of our students within a creative and nurturing learning environment. An Open House for grades PK-8 takes place Jan. 6, at 8:45am.
2635 State St., New Orleans
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 (12th grade). Elementary School Tours (Toddler-2 through seventh grade) are offered every Wednesday in January at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.