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 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.
Holy Name of Jesus School
6325 Cromwell Place, New Orleans
504-861-1466 | HNJSchool.org
Established in 1891, Holy Name of Jesus School is located in the Uptown area of New Orleans. It is a Roman Catholic, co-educational school for Pre-K3 through grade 7. The philosophy of Holy Name centers on teaching children confidence, compassion and integrity while achieving academic excellence and maintaining the Catholic faith in an inclusive community. For 127 years, the traditions and charisms of the Jesuit Fathers and the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas have guided this mission of educating the whole child, both academically and spiritually.
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 over 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 25 at 9 a.m.: Cottage; November 15 at 9 a.m.: Pre-K-Grade 4; December 6 at 4 p.m.: Middle School Preview) 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 Middle School is October 2 at 6:30 p.m. and for the Pre-School/Lower School October 24 at 8:30 a.m.
Trinity Episcopal School
1315 Jackson Ave., New Orleans
504-525-8661 | TrinityNola.com
Trinity is an early childhood 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 Pre-K through grade 8 will take place at 9 a.m. on October 12 and January 11.
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 for the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme and Middle Years Programme, 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 the academic fundamentals but also a child’s physical health and wellness through our expansive athletics programs, exposure to the 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 to success.
Academy of the Sacred Heart
4521 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans
504-269-1213 | ASHRosary.org
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.
Louise S. McGehee School
2343 Prytania St., New Orleans
504-561-1224 | McGeheeSchool.com
With over 106 years of excellence in education, Louise S. McGehee School is an all-girls college preparatory school for grades Pre-K through grade 12. This year McGehee has new leadership with Dr. Kimberly Field-Marvin as Headmistress. 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 at one of the school’s Admission Open Houses, October 4, 6-7:30 p.m. for grades 5-12 and 8:30-10 a.m., October 11 and 18 for Pre-K through grade 12. Call 561-1224 to schedule a private tour.
Metairie Park Country Day
300 Park Road, 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 25 at 6:30 p.m.; grades 6-12, November 14 at 6:30 p.m.
St. Martin’s Episcopal
225 Green Acres Road, Metairie
504-736-9917 | StMSaints.com
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 Open House on Saturday, October 20, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Guided personal tours are conducted Tuesdays–Thursdays by admission representatives. Please call 504-736-9917 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange your personal tour. Inquire online at StMSaints.com/admission.
St. Michael Special School
1522 Chippewa St., New Orleans
504-524-7285 | StMichaelSpecialSchool.com
For over 52 years, St. Michael School has educated students age 6 through adulthood with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The school uniquely provides for the development of the whole child – academically, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Under the leadership of President/Principal Tish Sauerhoff and with the support of the local community, the school currently serves over 200 students from 37 regional zip codes. Come and experience all that St. Michael has to offer at an open house on October 18 or February 7, 9-11 a.m. Sign up for a tour at StMichaelSpecialSchool.com/admissions or call 504-524-7285.
2635 State St., New Orleans
504-866-5292 | UAnola.org
Serving Toddler 2 through 12th grade, Ursuline Academy has the distinction of being both the oldest Catholic school and the oldest, continuously-operating school for girls in the nation. Ursuline’s educational approach combines tradition and innovation and is validated by its dedication to the moral, spiritual, intellectual and social growth of each student. The academy’s strong musical, visual and performing arts are matched by the excellence of STEM. High School Open House (grades 8-12) is Thursday, October 25, 4-6 p.m. High School Spend A Days start in September. Elementary Open House (Toddler 2 through grade 7) is Friday, October 26, 8:30-10 a.m.
Benjamin Franklin High School
2001 Leon C. Simon Drive, New Orleans
504-286-2610 | BFHSLA.org
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. In 2018, Franklin was ranked the No. 1 high school in Louisiana by US World and News Report and in the top 100 best high schools in the country. Franklin has been repeatedly named a National Blue Ribbon School and recently won the National Green Ribbon Award. The school has produced many Presidential and National Merit Scholars. The Franklin Class of 2018 boasts 193 graduates receiving 709 college acceptances in 38 states and six countries.
Cabrini High School
1400 Moss St., New Orleans
504-482-1193 | CabriniHigh.com
Cabrini High School, located on Bayou St. John, is a place where young girls find themselves and grow into successful, talented and driven women. At Cabrini High School, we do not only educate the minds, but also the hearts of our students. Cabrini students excel in a learning environment that features small class sizes and individualized attention, an experienced, caring and certified staff and academic rigor with support for students’ varied abilities. Cabrini develops young women who live the core values of respect, excellence and service. Find friendship. Find faith. Find your future. Find yourself at Cabrini!
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 back yard 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 that 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.