Archdiocese of New Orleans
1000 Howard Ave., Suite 400, New Orleans
504-596-3023 | WhyCatholicSchools.org
In our New Orleans Catholic schools, it is our Catholic identity that sets us apart from the rest. Our concentration on educating the whole child, spiritually, academically, and morally is the ultimate advantage. Every school wants to provide a quality education, but our Catholic schools are doing just that and more. From a young age, Catholic schools instill in students the importance of leading a values-based, spiritually strong life. Learn more about why we have faith in Catholic schools at NolaCatholicSchools.org.
Early & Primary
Ecole Bilingue De La Nouvelle-Orléans
821 General Pershing St., New Orleans
504-896-4500 | EBNola.net
Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans is the only private French school in New Orleans accredited by the French Ministry of Education and State of Louisiana. The school’s mission is to provide a strong, distinctive education by combining the best of French and American academics. Ecole Bilingue follows the curriculum of the French Education Nationale, one of the most rigorous educational systems in the world. The campus off Magazine Street with students and teachers from the U.S. and around the world offers classes from preschool (18 months) through 8th grade. The student/teacher ratio is 7 to 1, allowing each student an opportunity to have personalized attention for a better, differentiated education.
Kehoe-France Southshore School
720 Elise Ave., Metairie
504-733-0472 | Kehoe-France.com
At Kehoe-France School, serving children 8 weeks – grade 7, children are nurtured in a warm welcoming environment with small class sizes in a secure and picturesque 14-acre environment. As a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate Program, our degreed, certified staff focus on the academic fundamentals and on a child’s physical health and wellness through our expansive athletics programs, exposure to the fine arts, and a commitment to service as a school community. Their facilities are newly renovated with more improvements to come. Kehoe-France invites everyone to schedule a private tour and take those first steps onto the path to success.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
8012 Oak St., New Orleans
504-861-3743 | StAndrewsEpiscopalSchool.org
St. Andrew’s, the oldest Episcopal school in New Orleans with over 62 years of experience, enrolls boys and girls 12 months through Grade 8, offering nurturing yet challenging education that focuses on Cherishing Childhood, Developing Character and Cultivating Leaders. St. Andrew’s utilizes small classes to promote a 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, music, chapel, fine arts, athletics and library skills. Student publications, dramatics, interscholastic sports and community service round out the program. Open Houses (October 17 at 4 p.m.: Middle School, Grades 5-8; October 22 at 9 a.m.: PK3 -Grade 4) or call for a personal tour.
Stuart Hall School for Boys
2032 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans
504-861-1954 | StuartHall.org
Stuart Hall School for Boys, “Where Good Boys Become Great Men,” is an independent, ISAS school offering a Catholic education to students Pre-K3 through grade 7. It is the mission of the faculty and staff to work 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. Stuart Hall School for Boys is open to all qualified boys, regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin. Open House for PK3 – 7th grade will be October 23 at 8:30 a.m.
Trinity Episcopal School
1315 Jackson Ave., New Orleans
504-525-8661 | TrinityNola.com
Trinity Episcopal School is a coeducational, independent day school serving students age 15 months through 8th grade. Trinity’s talented and experienced faculty and staff are committed to educating students in a nurturing environment dedicated to our ideals of Gentle, Generous, Truthful, Kind, and Brave. Trinity’s mission is to build confident, resilient upstanders on a foundation of academic excellence, moral responsibility, and faith who are prepared to make a positive difference in the world. Open Houses for all ages will take place at 9:00 a.m. on October 16 and January 16. Private tours are also encouraged!
Continuing (K – 12)
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 prep school for girls, toddler through Grade 12. Since 1867, the school has remained committed to values of faith, intellectual advancement, social awareness, the building of community and personal growth. Come see how their girls are truly inspired to change the world. Personal tours for ages 1 – Grade 12. Call 269-1213 for details.
Louise S. McGehee School
2343 Prytania St., New Orleans
504-561-1224 | McGeheeSchool.com
Louise S. McGehee School is an all-girls college preparatory school for grades Pre-K – 12. McGehee’s mission focuses on the individual, fostering a lifelong love of learning. Rigorous academics, competitive athletics, honor, service and leadership are at the core of McGehee. McGehee offers a wide range of AP and elective courses and students attend top colleges across the country. Attend an Admission Open House, October 3, 8:30 a.m. for Grades Pre-K – 4; October 16, 5:30 p.m. for Grades 5 – 12; November 5 and January 9 for Grades Pre-K – 12, 8:30 a.m.; Little Gate (Early Childhood program) Open House, October 31, 8:30 a.m. Call 561-1224 to schedule a private tour.
Metairie Park Country Day
300 Park Rd., Metairie
504-849-3110 | MPCDS.com
Metairie Park Country Day School is a co-ed, non-denominational, independent school where care and cultivation of each child, from Pre-K through 12th grade, come to life with exciting and innovative approaches to teaching. Its use of advanced technology and expansive, rigorous curriculum opens the world to its students. Attend an Open House: Pre-K, October 24 at 6:30 p.m.; grades 6 – 12, November 21 at 6:30 p.m. and January 16 at 8:15 a.m.; grades 3 – 5, January 8 at 8:30 a.m.; grades K – 2, January 14 at 8:30 a.m.
St. Michael Special School
1522 Chippewa St., New Orleans
504-524-7285 | StMichaelSpecialSchool.com
Since 1965, St. Michael School has educated students age six through adulthood with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The school uniquely nurtures the whole child—academically, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Under the leadership of Principal Romaine McCarthy, with the support of committed friends of St. Michael, the school serves over 200 students from 37 regional zip codes. Come experience all that St. Michael School provides for its students, including our new Exploration Academy, supporting the transition of recent high school graduates through a focus on independent life skills and community work experience. Sign up for a tour online or by phone.
2635 State St., New Orleans
504-866-5292 | Uanola.org
Serving Toddler 1 through 12th grade, Ursuline Academy has the distinction of being the first all-girls’ Catholic school in the nation. As girls progress through Ursuline Academy, a highly interactive approach exposes them to increasingly complex concepts in STEM and the arts that go beyond learning the material. Ursuline girls learn to think creatively, articulate their ideas confidently and compassionately, and solve problems collaboratively. High School Open House (grades 8 – 12) is Thursday, October 24, 5 – 7 p.m. Elementary Open House (Toddler 1 – Grade 7) is Friday, October 25, 8:30-10 a.m.
Benjamin Franklin High School
2001 Leon C. Simon Dr., New Orleans
504-286-2610 | bfhsla.org
With high-achieving students from every ZIP code in the city, Benjamin Franklin High School celebrates diversity and respects the individuality of each student. With a mission of helping students of high academic potential to be successful in life, they are ranked the No. 1 public school in the state, year after year. Last year, their inspiring, ambitious students included the Louisiana Student of the Year, their first-ever Coca-Cola Scholar, a Bezos Scholar, the Louisiana state poetry champion, and several Louisiana Science and Engineering Fair winners – and we can’t wait to see what this year will bring!
University of Holy Cross
4123 Woodland Dr., New Orleans
504-394-7714 | UHCNO.edu
A fully accredited Catholic university in New Orleans, the University of Holy Cross (formerly Our Lady of Holy Cross College) offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 1,200 students. With 154 faculty members and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1, students enjoy a personalized academic experience on an active campus where they are encouraged to explore spiritual values and pursue service opportunities. Some of the university’s most distinctive programs are in Business, Education, Counseling, Healthcare, and Arts & Sciences.
5221 S. Front St., New Orleans
504-891-4662 | LoveSwimming.com
Parents must remember that children can be around water even in cooler months, such as ponds, lakes, hot tubs, bathtubs and even a backyard with an uncovered pool. Having a swimmer who takes lessons year-round provides a more robust education and higher success for knowing how to react in an emergency. Parents should also remember, swimming is one of, if not the only sport a child can learn that can literally save their lives. Love Swimming is year round, sign up today.
Educational Support / Special Needs
Kim 4 Kids
2237 N Hullen St., Ste. 202, Metairie
504-517-5437 | Kim4KidsNola.com
Rough start to the school year? Call Kim 4 Kids and find out how an Occupational Therapy evaluation can help. At Kim 4 Kids NOLA, we love seeing your child grow! Dr. Kimberly Bradley has been an Occupational Therapist in the greater New Orleans area for over 18 years and has helped hundreds of children overcome challenges. Whether the obstacle is large or small, Dr. Bradley’s team will work with you and your child to grow beyond it!