Academy of the Sacred Heart
4521 St. Charles Ave.
The 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.
Archdiocese of New Orleans
1000 Howard Ave., Suite 400
Why choose a Catholic School? In a New Orleans Catholic school there’s no getting around it: Every child is made in the image and likeness of God and is treated in a sacred way, with love, compassion, mercy and dignity. Catholic school graduates are more civically engaged, more tolerant of diverse views and more committed to service as adults. Students find comfort, safety and confidence in a place where they know God is at the center and they are encouraged to achieve their potential. Have Faith in Catholic Schools. Learn more at: nolacatholicschools.org.
Benjamin Franklin High School
2001 Leon C. Simon Drive
Benjamin Franklin High School, New Orleans’ most outstanding public charter school, has been preparing students for success through academic achievement since it was founded in 1957. Consistently ranked as a “top public high school in the nation” by U.S. News and World Report, Franklin has received the highest School Performance Score in Louisiana, making it the No. 1 public school in the state, year after year. Franklin has been repeatedly named a National Blue Ribbon School Excellence and recently won the National Green Ribbon Award. The school produces Presidential and National Merit Scholars each year with 99.9 percent of students attending four-year colleges. Franklin has the No. 1 Advanced Placement Program in Louisiana. The class of 2017 earned over $36 million in merit-based scholarships. The 235 graduates received 934 acceptances in 36 states and 9 countries.
Ecole Bilingue De La Nouvelle-Orléans
821 General Pershing St.
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 Grade 8. 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.
Isidore Newman School
1903 Jefferson Ave.
Newman is a non-sectarian, coeducational, independent college preparatory day school serving highly motivated and high-achieving students from Pre-K through Grade 12, with Green Trees Early Childhood Village enrolling children ages 6 weeks to 4 years. Founded in 1903, Newman continues its mission to foster achievement in academics, athletics, the arts and extra-curricular activities. Newman remains committed to the success and ethical development of each individual student. Call 504-896-6323 for more information or to schedule a visit.
Kehoe-France School and Kehoe-France Northshore are independent, non-denominational, coeducational day schools open to students from 8 weeks old through Grade 7. Kehoe-France has long been recognized as a school that stands out for its quality academic program focusing on developing the child intellectually, spiritually, emotionally and socially. Kehoe-France students have the foundation that prepares them for high school, college and life beyond. Kehoe-France Schools are IB Candidate schools.
Louise S. McGehee School
2343 Prytania St.
With over 100 years of excellence in education, Louise S. McGehee School is an all-girls college preparatory school for grades Pre-K through Grade 12. Founder Louise S. McGehee’s mission was to build a school for girls that would focus on the individual student and foster a lifelong love of learning. In addition to competitive athletics and rigorous academics, honor, service and leadership are at the core of the McGehee experience. Learn more about the McGehee Advantage at one of the school’s Admission Open Houses for Pre-K through grade 12, 8:30-10 a.m., October 5 and 19. Call 561-1224 to schedule a private tour.
Metairie Park Country Day School
300 Park Road
Metairie Park Country Day School is a coeducational, non-denominational, independent school where care and cultivation of each child, from Pre-K through Grade 12, come to life with exciting and innovative approaches to teaching. Its use of advanced technology and expansive, rigorous curriculum opens the world to students. Attend an Open House: Pre-K, November 2 at 6:30 p.m.; Grades 6-12, November 14 at 6:30 p.m.; Kindergarten-Grade 5, January 18 at 8:30 a.m.; Grades 6-12, January 11 at 8:15 a.m.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
8012 Oak St.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is the oldest Episcopal school in New Orleans with 60 years of experience in educating the mind, body and spirit of young children. St. Andrew’s enrolls boys and girls 18 months through Grade 8, offering 10+ years of nurturing yet challenging education that focuses on the Decade of Childhood. 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. Come see their students and teachers in action at an upcoming Open House (October 26: Cottage, November 9: Pre-K-Grade 4, December 7: Middle School Preview, January 26: STEM Expo Pre-K-Grade 8) or call for a personal tour.
St. Martin’s Episcopal School
225 Green Acres Road
St. Martin’s Episcopal School is a coeducational, independent college preparatory school for students from ages 8 weeks through Grade 12. St. Martin’s prepares students to thrive in college and in life. Families are encouraged to tour the school’s 18-acre campus at an upcoming Open House: Saturday, October 21 (All School); Friday, January 19, 2018 (George Cottage); and Thursday, March 22, 2018 (All School). For more information or to schedule a personal tour, call (504) 736-9917. Inquire online at stmsaints.com/Admission.
St. Mary’s Dominican High School
7701 Walmsley Ave.
Founded in 1860, St. Mary’s Dominican High School is a regional leader of Catholic education. The four pillars of Dominican life – prayer, study, community and service – are integrated into all aspects of the St. Mary’s Dominican High School experience. Dominican’s STREAM™ initiative explores the relationship between faith and reason by integrating Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts and Math. STREAM™ continues Dominican’s unique role in the formation of students who are believing thinkers and thinking believers.
Stuart Hall School for Boys
2032 S. Carrollton Ave.
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.
Trinity Episcopal School
1315 Jackson Ave.
Trinity is a Pre-K through Grade 8 coeducational school located in the Garden District. 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 Grades Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 will take place October 12, November 16 and January 19. All Open Houses begin at 9 a.m.
2635 State St.
Ursuline Academy is an all-girls Catholic school educating early childhood (Toddler 2) through secondary (Grade 12). The Ursuline experience empowers girls to become leaders of confidence and compassion. An Ursuline girl is strong and unique in all ways – spiritually, intellectually, physically. High School Open House (Grades 8-12) is Thursday, October 26, 4-6 p.m. Elementary Tours are November 8, 15 and 29. To join the Ursuline family, visit uanola.org or contact the Office of Admissions at 504-866-5292 or firstname.lastname@example.org.