What's New and Special in Your Area School
ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART
4521 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans
Academy of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls with two great campuses serving toddlers through grade 12. Open House for Toddlers - Grade 4 will be Wed., Nov.7, and Open House for Grades 5-12 will be Wed., Oct. 24, both from 5:00 pm -7:00 pm. Informal tours are available on select Tuesdays or call to schedule a private tour.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL
2001 Leon C Simon, New Orleans
Benjamin Franklin High School was founded in 1957 to prepare students of high academic achievement to be successful in life. 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. Admissions Open House is Thursday, October 6th from 6 – 8 pm.
ISIDORE NEWMAN SCHOOL
1903 Jefferson Ave., New Orleans
Founded in 1903 to enrich New Orleans by educating its best and brightest students regardless of socio-economic status, Newman continues that mission today. With high academic standards and continued success in athletics, the arts and extra-curricular activities, Newman remains committed to each individual student and instills in them the core values: honesty, kindness, respect, and responsibility. Open Houses - Lower School: October 24 at 6:15 pm., January 15 at 9:00 am.; Middle and Upper School: November 7 at 5:00 pm., January 17 at 9:00 am.
LOUISE S. MCGEHEE SCHOOL
2343 Prytania St., New Orleans
Celebrating a century 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 was an incredible visionary whomade it her mission to build a school for girls that would focus on the individual student and foster a lifelong love of learning. Admission Open Houses for Pre-K-grade 4, 8:30-10am: October 11; November 8; January 10 & 17. Open Houses for grades 5-12, 4-6pm: October 11; January 17.
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. Pre-Kindergarten: Oct. 25th at 6:30pm; Middle & Upper School: Nov. 14, 6:30pm; Kindergarten-Grade 5; Jan. 10, 8:30am; Middle & Upper School: Jan. 24, 8:15am.
MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY
7027 Milne Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124-2395
Mount Carmel Academy, a four-time Top 50 Catholic High School in the United States and twice-recognized Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, 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. Prospective students and their parents are invited to their annualOpen House, Thursday, October 11, 2012, 3:00-7:00 PM. Tours are available by appointment.
NEW ORLEANS JEWISH DAY SCHOOL
3747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie
The New Orleans Jewish Day School is a co-ed elementary school open to all children who wish to obtain an excellent education. Offering small classes and individual attention for students entering K - 5th grades. Personal tours are available with Deb Marsh.
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. 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-arttechnology includes Spanish, Chinese, music, chapel, fine arts, athletics, and library skills. Student publications, dramatics, interscholastic sports, and community service round out the program.
ST. GEORGE’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL
923 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans
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.
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 studentssince 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, Metairie
St. Martin’s Episcopal School is a coeducational, independent college preparatory day school for students from age 2 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 for a personal tour or at our Open Houses: Age 2-Grade 5: Wed. Oct 10th 9am, Sat., Oct. 27th 10am, Tues. Nov. 27th 9am; Grades 6-12: Sat. Oct. 18th 4pm, 6-12: Sat. Nov.10th 10am and Tues. Nov. 27th 4pm. Age 2- Grade 12: Wed., Jan. 16th 9 am.
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 PK3 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
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. Open Houses for grades PK-8 take place Oct. 19, Nov. 2 & 9, and Jan. 11, all 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 through a college preparatory secondary program. Ursuline fosters spiritual formation, academic excellence, and a life-long commitment to Serviam: I will serve. An All-Academy Open House will be held Sunday, October 14 from 1-3 p.m.