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,from toddler through grade 12. Open House for Toddlers – Grade 4 will be held Oct. 26, and Open House for Grades 5-12 will be Nov. 2, both from 5:00 pm -7:00 pm. Tours are available on select Tuesdays. For more information, call (504) 269-1213 or visit www.ashrosary.org.
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.
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. Our annual Open House for Parents of Prospective New Students will be Tuesday, October 11 from 4:30-7:00pm. Faith, Family, Foundation… for over 100 years!
International School of Louisiana
1400 Camp St., New Orleans
With a rigorous K–8 program, ISL 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.
Isidore Newman School
1903 Jefferson Ave., New Orleans
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 age-appropriate curriculum from Pre-K – 12th, one which encourages critical and independent thinking, leadership in academic and extracurricular activities, and provides guidance and support for high achieving students and families. Open Houses – Lower School: October 26 at 6:15 pm., January 26 at 9:00 am.; Middle and Upper School: November 9 at 5:00 pm., January 12 at 9:00 am.
LOUISE S. MCGEHEE SCHOOL
2343 Prytania St., New Orleans
Celebrating its centennial year in 2011-2012, Louise S. McGehee School is an all-girl college preparatory school for grades Pre-K through 12. Founder Louise S. McGehee was an incredible visionary who made 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 13; November 3 & 10; December 8; January 12 & 26. Open Houses for grades 5-12, 4-6pm: October 13; January 19.
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. 15, 6:30pm; Kindergarten-Grade 5; Jan. 12, 8:30am; Middle & Upper School: Jan. 26, 8:30am.
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 eight through 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. Open house: Thurs., Oct. 13th 3-7pm
NEW ORLEANS JEWISH DAY SCHOOL
3747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie
The New Orleans Jewish Day School is a co-ed school open to all children who wish to obtain an excellent education. Offering a dual curriculum in General studies and Judacis for Pre K – 5th grades Fall Open Houses are every Tuesday in October at 9am. Please drop by anytime, Personal tours can be arranged, call Deb Marsh @ 780-5632.
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-art technology includes Spanish, Chinese, music, chapel, fine arts, athletics, and library skills. Student publications, dramatics, interscholastic sports, and community service round out the program.
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 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 Open Houses: PK-K Tuesdays in Oct., 8am. PK-12: Thurs. Oct 13th 9am and Wed., Jan. 25th 9am. PK-5: Sat. Oct 22nd 10 am, 6-12: Sat. Nov. 5th 10 am and Thurs. Nov. 17th 6pm.
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 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. 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 8th 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. Paul’s Episcopal School
6249 Canal Blvd., New Orleans
St. Paul’s Episcopal School is a private, coed, independent school for toddlers – eighth grade, offering a wide-range of exceptional academic and enrichment programs. Open House Schedule: Middle School, September 29th, 6 PM; Toddler – 8th, October 27th, 9:30 AM; Toddler – 4th, October 27th, 6 PM.
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. Open Houses for grades PK-8 take place Nov. 4 & 11, Dec. 2 and Jan. 6, 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 16 from 1-3 p.m. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions, (504) 866-5292 or firstname.lastname@example.org.