Academy of the Sacred Heart
4521 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, 504-269-1213, www.ashrosary.orgThe Academy of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent, college
preparatory school for girls, nursery through grade 12. It is the only area
Catholic girls’ school that is a member of the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the Network of Sacred Heart Schools and the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools.  The school is committed to the values of faith, intellectual excellence, social awareness, the building of community and personal growth.

Holy Name of Jesus
6325 Cromwell Place, New Orleans, 504-861-1466, www.hnjschool.orgEstablished well over 100 years ago, Holy Name of Jesus is a Catholic, co-educational school for grades Pre-Kindergarten through 7. Please join us for Parents of Prospective New Students on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 between 4:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Visit www.hnjschool.org or contact Admissions Director Mrs. Gail Sehulster at 504.861.1466 for additional information or to arrange a private tour. Competence, Conscience, Commitment …..for over 100 years!

International School of Louisiana
1400 Camp St., New Orleans,
504-654-1088
Named ‘2007 Charter School of the Year’ by the Center for Education Reform, the International School of Louisiana is a tuition-free, charter school where children learn to embrace diversity in their community as they become citizens of the world. Its innovative language immersion program strengthens academic skills while preparing students for tomorrow’s global economy. At ISL, faculty and staff are dedicated to helping each child reach personal and academic success.

Isidore Newman School
1903 Jefferson Ave., 504-896-6323
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 twelfth grade, one which encourages creativity, critical and independent thinking, and different ways of learning. We invite you to explore Isidore Newman School at  www.newmanschool.org.

Louise S. McGehee School
2343 Prytania St., New Orleans, 504-561-1224, www.mcgehee.k12.la.usLouise S. McGehee School an independent, non-sectarian girls’ school located in the Garden District. Founded in 1912, McGehee prepares each girl for her individual journey. Honor, confidence, tradition, innovation, growth, community, respect, leadership and accountability become a way of life. Private tours available by appointment. Open Houses scheduled for the following dates:  Pre-K – 12: 8:30-10:00 am-Oct. 9 & 30; Nov. 6 &20; Dec. 11; Grades 5-12: 4:30-6:30 pm-Oct. 16

Metairie Park Country Day School
504-837-5204, www.mpcds.comCountry Day isn’t progressive or traditional. Experimental or conservative. We are a little of each of these. We are what works. With high academic standards and an innovative approach, our goal is to teach students to think creatively and independently, preparing them to achieve in the world of the 21st century.  For a personal tour, please call 849-3105. Pre-K–Grade 12.

New Orleans Jewish Day School
3747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 504-887-4091, www.nojds.comThe New Orleans Jewish Day School offers Pre K through 5th grade classes. We currently have 15 new children starting for the 2008-09 year. We welcome them to our wonderful school, giving them the best in secular and Jewish education. The Day School is proud to be a vital part of the New Orleans community. Class spaces are still available in certain grades. Our fall Open House for prospective families will be Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 6:30pm. Call us anytime for information.

Stuart Hall School for Boys
2032 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, 504-861-1954, www.stuarthall.orgStuart Hall School for Boys is an independent school offering a Catholic education to students nursery through seventh grade. The faculty/staff are dedicated to working with parents helping each child build a foundation for life centered on a love for learning, a desire to help others, and a commitment to Gospel values. Private tours are available. Open House is October 22nd at 8:30 am. Please call 504-861-5384 for more information.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
8012 Oak St., New Orleans, 504-861-3743, www.standrews.k12.la.usSt. Andrew’s Episcopal School, enrolls boys and girls from Prekindergarten through Grade 8. Small classes 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 St. Andrew’s program.

ST. GEORGE’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL
923 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans, 504-891-5509, www.stgeorgesepiscopal.comSt. George’s is a private coed independent school for students from nursery through eighth grade. Established in 1969, St. George’s is distinguished by its qualified faculty and low student -to-teacher ratio and offers a family-like atmosphere of love and concern tailored to the individual. Newly renovated and expanded, the historic campus is conveniently located on Napoleon Avenue, between Magazine and Camp Streets. Open House October 16, 23; November 13th.

St. Martin’s Episcopal School
5309 Airline Dr., Metairie, 504-736-9917, www.stmsaints.comSt. Martin’s Episcopal School invites you to attend our Open Houses on Wednesday, Oct. 15th at 9 a.m. for grades 6-12, Thursday, October 16th at 9 a.m for grades Pre-K -5, Tuesday, November 18th at 9 a.m. for Pre-K and Kindergarten, and Wednesday, November 19th at 6 p.m. for grades 6-12. St. Martin’s has been providing a superior co-ed education in a family environment for over 60 years.

St. Paul’s Episcopal School
6249 Canal Blvd., New Orleans,
504-488-1319, www.stpauls-lakeview.orgSt. Paul’s Episcopal School, located in Lakeview, is a private, coed, independent school for three year olds – eighth grade. Established in 1961, St. Paul’s offers advanced, hands-on curriculum providing students the knowledge and skills to thrive.  Rich with music, art, athletics, and more – The Future Is Here! Open House: Saturday, October 25th at 9 am, Thursday, October 30th at 6 pm, Wednesday, November 5th at 6 pm

St. Stanislaus College
304 S. Beach Blvd., Bay St. Louis, MS,  228-467-9057 ext. 226, admissions@ststan.com, www.ststan.comSt. Stanislaus, founded in 1854, is an independent Catholic school located in Bay St. Louis, MS. Operated by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart, the school specializes in building character and helping young men in grades 6-12 develop to their full potential and become happy, self-confident, well-educated adults. The residency curriculum is designed to nurture the development of sound study habits, self-discipline, and a Christian appreciation of others.
 
Trinity Episcopal
1315 Jackson Ave., New Orleans,
504-525-8661
Trinity, founded in 1960, is a Prekindergarten through Eighth Grade
co-educational elementary school.  Trinity offers a rigorous curriculum that
fosters intellectual, spiritual, moral, and physical development within a creative and nurturing environment. If one of our Fabulous Friday Open Houses is not convenient, please call and schedule a tour. For more information visit our website at www.trinitynola.com or contact the Admission Office at 504.525.8661.

URSULINE ACADEMY
2635 State St., New Orleans,
504-866-5292, admissions@ursulineneworleans.orgUrsuline Academy, founded in 1727 and sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters, is a Catholic school for girls offering a strong educational environment from early childhood through a college preparatory secondary program. The Academy values the uniqueness of each student, nurtures the whole person and develops leaders of confidence and compassion.  All-Academy Open House will be Sunday, October 26 from 2 to 4 p.m.
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