Early & Primary
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’s accredited by the French Ministry of Education and State of Louisiana, providing multilingual education for 18-month-old students to eighth grade. 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.
Kehoe-France Southshore School
720 Elise Ave., Metairie
504-733-0472 | Kehoe-France.com
At Kehoe France School, children are nurtured in a warm and welcoming environment. With small class sizes in a secure and picturesque environment, their degreed and certified staff encourage students to explore their curiosities. As a candidate school of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program and Middle Years Program, Kehoe-France is focused on providing an inquiry-based approach to learning. Their students are actively engaged in their development, education and activities. They focus not only on academic fundamentals, but also on a child’s physical health and wellness through expressive athletics programs, exposure to fine arts through classes and clubs and a commitment to service as a school community. Their facilities are newly renovated with more improvements to come. All are invited to come tour the campus and take those first steps onto the path of success.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
8012 Oak St., New Orleans
504-861-3743 | StAndrewsEpiscopalSchool.org
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is the oldest Episcopal school in New Orleans with 62 years of experience in educating the mind, body and spirit of young children. St. Andrew’s enrolls boys and girls 12 months through eighth grade, offering 10+ years of nurturing yet challenging education that focuses on “Cherishing Childhood, Developing Character and Cultivating Leaders.” Faculty strive to teach each child in a manner that builds on his or her individual strengths, interests and abilities while at the same time fostering teamwork within the greater school community. St. Andrew’s utilizes small classes to 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, music, chapel, fine arts, athletics and library skills. Student publications, dramatics, interscholastic sports and community service round out St. Andrew’s program. Schedule a personal tour by calling (504) 866-6553. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2020-21 school year.
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 seventh grade. 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. Private tours available by appointment.
Louise S. McGehee School
2343 Prytania St., New Orleans
504-561-1224 | McGeheeSchool.com
With over 107 years of excellence in education, Louise S. McGehee School is an all-girls college preparatory school for grades Pre-K through grade 12. McGehee is a school for girls that focuses on the individual student and fosters a lifelong love of learning. In addition to rigorous academics and competitive athletics, honor, service and leadership are at the core of the McGehee experience. Learn more about McGehee Leading Women by scheduling a private tour or attending an Admissions Open House on January 9, 2020, 8:30-10 a.m. for Grades Pre-K-12. Call (504) 561-1224 to schedule a private tour.
2635 State St., New Orleans
504-866-5292 | UANola.org
Serving Toddler 1 through 12th grade, Ursuline Academy is proud to have the distinction of being first all-girls Catholic school in the nation. As girls progress through Ursuline, a highly interactive approach exposes them to increasingly complex concepts in STEM and the arts that go beyond learning the material. The Academy focuses on STEM and the arts as equal partners to power 21stcentury learning. Starting in early childhood, a Reggio Emilia-inspired approach builds each girl’s confidence, social-emotional resiliency and appreciation of others. Continuing throughout the academy, Ursuline’s all-girls’ environment empowers girls to challenge themselves, explore outside their comfort zones and expand what they are capable of achieving. From the first female law professor at Loyola University New Orleans to a U.S. senator and a U.S. Army colonel, Ursuline women lead fearlessly.
University of Holy Cross
4123 Woodland Dr., New Orleans
504-394-7744 | UHCNO.edu
The University of Holy Cross encourages students to do good and to do well. A fully-accredited Catholic university, the University of Holy Cross (formerly Our Lady of Holy Cross College) offers more than 65 majors and programs. Some of the university’s most distinctive programs are in Business, Education, Healthcare, Counseling and Nursing. Located on the West Bank, minutes from downtown New Orleans, UHC offers an affordable, liberal arts education within a small, private university setting.
Language and Arts
1519 Jackson Ave., New Orleans
504-568-0770 | AFNO@AF-NewOrleans.org
The Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans is proving that you can, in fact, teach old dogs new tricks. People of all ages, and of all levels of French, are taking time out of their days, nights, and weekends to learn one of the original languages of New Orleans: Le Français. From French classes, to children’s programming, to conversation classes, your local Alliance Française, one of over 1,000 worldwide, has all that you need to “Start your year on a French note” in 2020. Classes start January 13th. Bonne Année!
Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts
504-738-3050 | LAAPA.com
Established in 1978, the Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts is Greater New Orleans’ largest private school of music and dance. Their creative and inspirational faculty have worked with over ten thousand families fostering a lifelong love of music and dance. They offer lessons in piano, guitar, voice/singing, drums, violin, band, ballet, hip hop and more for kids, teens and adults. Join the Fun and learn to PLAY, DANCE and SING to the music YOU love. Call today or stop by one of their three campuses in Covington, Harahan or Mandeville.
NOLA Learning Support
8131 Oak St. #100, New Orleans
NOLA Learning Support offers academic intervention for elementary, middle,and high school students. As two experienced educators and parents of grown children, they work as a team offering support to students needing reading, spelling, writing and organizational interventions. They specialize in working with struggling readers using an Orton-Gillingham approach and also use a variety of methods and strategies specifically tailored to each student. They provide measurable academic success which leads to gains in students’ self-confidence and pride. They offer private tutoring at their Uptown office as well as on school campus’ and students’ homes. Whether your child is in the first grade, or the twelfth grade, they can assist in helping him or her meet success and build self-advocacy skills to live happier lives.