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Academy of the Sacred Heart
4521 St. Charles Ave. / New Orleans
(504) 269-1213 / ashrosary.org
Academy of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls, toddler through grade 12, and is committed to faith, academics, social awareness, building of community and personal growth. The new Arts and Athletics Complex includes a tournament size gym, workout room, TV studio, music and art rooms. Memberships include ISAS, NAIS and NCGS. The Toddler/ Preschool program was voted #1 by Gambit's Best of New Orleans. Tuesday Tours for Toddler-Grade 4 are January 14th from
Ecole Bilingue De La Nouvelle-Orléans
821 General Pershing St. / New Orleans
(504) 896-4500 / ebnola.com
Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans is the only private French school in New Orleans that is accredited by the French Ministry of Education and State of Louisiana providing multilingual education for 2-year-old students to fifth grade – and will be adding 6th grade next school year. Since its founding in 1998, Ecole Bilingue’s mission has been to provide a strong and distinctive bilingual education for children in New Orleans by combining the best of French and American academics.
Holy Name of Jesus
6325 Cromwell Place / New Orleans
(504) 861-1466 / hnjschool.org
Established in 1891, Holy Name of Jesus School is located in the Uptown area of New Orleans. They are a Roman Catholic, co-educational school for pre-K through seventh grade. The philosophy of Holy Name centers on teaching children confidence, compassion and integrity while achieving academic excellence and maintaining the Catholic faith in an inclusive community.
International School of Louisiana
1400 Camp St. / New Orleans
502 Olivier St. / New Orleans Westbank
822 S. Clearview Parkway/ Harahan
(504) 654-1088 / isl-edu.org
With a rigorous K-8 program, ISL, an A-rated school, is the only Louisiana school named “Charter School of the Year” by the Center for Education Reform and a “School of Exemplary Academic Growth” by the Louisiana Department of Education. Using an innovative language immersion curriculum, students strengthen academic skills through every day conversation and instruction, better preparing them to meet the demands of today’s global workforce.
720 Elise Ave. / Metairie
(504) 733-0472 / kehoe-france.com
25 Patricia Drive / Covington
(985) 892-4415 / kehoe-francens.com
Kehoe-France School and Kehoe-France Northshore are independent, non-denominational, co-educational day schools open to students from 8 weeks old through seventh grade. 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. Kehoe-France students have the foundation that prepares them for high school, college and life beyond.
Louise S. McGehee School
2343 Prytania St. / New Orleans
(504) 561-1224 / mcgeheeschool.com
With over 100 years of excellence in education, Louise S. McGehee School is an all-girls’ college preparatory school for grades pre-K through 12. Founder Louise S. McGehee’s mission was to build a school for girls that would focus on the individual student and foster a lifelong love of learning. Learn more about the McGehee Advantage. Admission Open Houses for pre-K-12th Grade, 8:30-10 a.m., January 9 & 16.
Metairie Park Country Day School
300 Park Road / Metairie
(504) 837-5204 / 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. Admission Open House Dates: Kindergarten-Grade 5; January 16, 8:30 a.m.; Middle & Upper School: January 23, 8:15 a.m.
Mount Carmel Academy
7027 Milne Blvd. / New Orleans
(504) 288-7626 / mcacubs.org
Mount Carmel Academy is a secondary school for girls, grades 8-12, conducted by the Sisters of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The school's mission is to provide young women the opportunity to develop their God-given talents through academic excellence and co-curricular programs and empower them to develop zeal for their faith with a commitment to prayer and service. Mount Carmel Academy is a four-time United States Top 50 Catholic High School, twice-received Cardinal Newman Society Best Catholic High School Excellence in Civics Education award, 2012 Catholic Schools for Tomorrow Innovations in Total Community Involvement recipient, and twice-recognized Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
St. Andrew's Episcopal School
8012 Oak St. / New Orleans
(504) 861-3743 / standrewsepiscopalschool.org
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School enrolls boys and girls from pre-K through eighth grade, offering 10 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. The last Open House tour of this season is scheduled for January 16 at 9 a.m.
St. George's Episcopal School
923 Napoleon Ave. / New Orleans
(504) 891-5509 / stgeorgesepiscopal.com
St. George’s Episcopal School 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. The dates for Open House are Thursdays, January 9 & 23 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
St. Martin’s Episcopal School
225 Green Acres Road / Metairie
(504) 733-0353 / stmsaints.com
St. Martin’s Episcopal School is a coeducational, independent, college preparatory school for students from prekindergarten through twelfth grade. St. Martin’s is a vibrant learning community with a rich history and bright and engaging students. St. Martin’s George Cottage early childhood program is for children 18 months to three years old. We encourage you to visit our beautiful 18-acre campus at our All School Open House on Wednesday, January 30 at 9:30 a.m.
St. Mary's Dominican High School
7701 Walmsley Ave. / New Orleans
(504) 865-9401 ext 4131/ stmarysdominican.org
“A Legacy Through Generations… An Eternity of Truth.” Since 1860, St. Mary’s Dominican High School has been a leader of Catholic education in the New Orleans region. The school’s 154-year legacy is rooted in the tradition of prayer, study, community and service. These are the pillars of Dominican life and form the foundation for the Dominican student’s experience.
Stuart Hall School for Boys
2032 S. Carrollton Ave. / New Orleans
(504) 861-1954 / stuarthall.org
Stuart Hall School for Boys is an Independent (ISAS) school offering a Catholic education to students pre-K3 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.
Trinity Episcopal School
1315 Jackson Ave. / New Orleans
(504) 525-8661 / trinitynola.com
Trinity is a pre-K through eighth grade co-educational 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 pre-K-8 takes place January 17 at 8:45 a.m.
2635 State St. / New Orleans
(504) 866-5292 / 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 (12th grade). Elementary School Tours (Toddler-2 through seventh grade) are offered every Tuesday in January at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Additionally, children ages 5 and under are invited to join us for a Play Date on January 25 from 9-11 a.m. in the Soeur Teresita Rivet, OSU Early Childhood Learning Center. This fun and free event will feature cooking, art, music, math, science and language arts stations.