What’s new and special in your area school
ST. GEORGE’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL
923 Napoleon Ave. | New Orleans
(504) 891-5509 | www.stgeorgesepiscopal.com
St. George’s Episcopal School is a co-ed, independent school with classes from preschool (ages 1-3) 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. The dates for Open House are Thursdays, November 7 & 21, and January 9 & 23 from 9 am-1 pm.
STUART HALL SCHOOL FOR BOYS
2032 S. Carrollton Ave. | New Orleans
(504) 861-1954 | www.stuarthall.org
Stuart Hall School for Boys is an independent school offering a Catholic education to students pre-K-3 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.
ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL
8012 Oak St. | New Orleans
(504) 861-3743 | www.standrewsepiscopalschool.org
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School enrolls boys and girls from pre-K through eighth grade, offering 10 years of nurturing yet challenging education focusing 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. Open House tours are scheduled for October 24, November 14, December 12 or January 16 at 9 am.
2635 State St. | New Orleans
(504) 866-5295 | www.ursulineneworleans.org
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 20 from 1-3 pm.
ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART
4521 St. Charles Ave. | New Orleans
(504) 269-1213 | www.ashrosary.org
Academy of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls with two great campuses serving toddlers through grade 12. Open House for Toddlers-fourth grade will be Wednesday, November 6, and Open House for fifth-12th grades will be Wednesday, October 23, both from 5 pm-7 pm. Informal tours for Pre and Primary School are available on Tuesdays, October 22 & 29, and November 12, or call to schedule a private tour.
ISIDORE NEWMAN SCHOOL
1903 Jefferson Ave. | New Orleans
(504) 896-6323 | www.newmanschool.org
Newman is a non-sectarian, co-educational college preparatory day school serving highly motivated and high-achieving students from pre-K through grade 12. Founded in 1903 to enrich New Orleans by educating students regardless of socio-economic status, Newman continues that mission today with achievement in academics, athletics, the arts and extra-curricular activities. Newman remains committed to the success and ethical development of each individual student.
Open Houses: Lower School: October 22 at 11:30 am; Middle and Upper School: November 6 at 5 pm, January 16 at 9 am.
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF LOUISIANA
1400 Camp St. | New Orleans
502 Olivier St. | New Orleans Westbank
8101 Simon St. | Metairie
(504) 654-1088 | www.isl-edu.org
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.
TRINITY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL
1315 Jackson Ave. | New Orleans
(504) 525-8661 | www.trinitynola.com
Trinity is a pre-K 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 pre-K-8 take place October 18, November 1, November 8 and January 17, all at 8:45 am.
LOUISE S. MCGEHEE SCHOOL
2343 Prytania St. | New Orleans
(504) 561-1224 | www.mcgeheeschool.com
With over 100 years of excellence in education, Louise S. McGehee School is an all-girls’ college preparatory school for grades pre-K through 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. Learn more about the McGehee Advantage. Admission Open Houses for pre-K-12, 8:30-10 am, October 10; pre-K-4, 8:30-10 am, October 24, November 7, January 9 & 16.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL
2001 Leon C. Simon Drive | New Orleans
(504) 286-2610 | www.bfhsla.org
Benjamin Franklin High School was founded in 1957 to promote a spirit of excellence among New Orleans high school students. Franklin is consistently ranked among the top schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and Newsweek. Franklin is the #1 public high school in Louisiana. Admissions Open House is scheduled for Thursday, October 10, 5:30-8 pm.
MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY
7027 Milne Blvd. | New Orleans
(504) 288-7626 | www.mcacubs.com
Mount Carmel Academy, a four-time Top 50 Catholic High School in the United States and twice-recognized Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, is a secondary school for girls, grades eight-12, conducted by the Sisters of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The school’s mission is to provide young women the opportunity to develop their God-given talents through academic excellence and co-curricular programs, and empower them to develop zeal for their faith with a commitment to prayer and service. Prospective students and their parents are invited to their annual Open House, Thursday, October 10, 3-7 pm.
ST. MARTIN’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL
225 Green Acres | Metairie
(504) 736-9917 | www.stmsaints.com
St. Martin’s Episcopal School is a coeducational, independent college preparatory day school for students from age 18 months through grade 12. St. Martin’s is a vibrant learning community with a rich history, engaging and bright students, top-notch 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 for a personal tour or at our Open Houses: George Cottage and Lower School: Saturday, October 19 10 am; Middle and Upper School: Saturday, November 16, 10 am; and All School: Thursday, Janurary 30, 9:30 am. We prepare students to thrive in college and in life through faith, scholarship and service. St. Martin’s – Education for Life.
ST. MARY’S DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL
7701 Walmsley Ave. | New Orleans.
(504) 865-9401 ext 4131 | www.stmarysdominican.org
“A Legacy Through Generations… An Eternity of Truth” Since 1860, St. Mary’s Dominican High School has been a leader of Catholic education in the New Orleans region. The school’s 153-year legacy is rooted in the tradition of prayer, study, community and service. These are the pillars of Dominican life and form the foundation for the Dominican student’s experience. Join us for an Open House on Thursday, October 24, 3:30-6:30 pm.
METAIRIE PARK COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
300 Park Road | Metairie
(504) 837-5204 | www.mpcds.com
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-K: November 5, 6:30 pm; Middle & Upper School: November 19, 6:30 pm; Kindergarten-Grade 5; January 16, 8:30 am; Middle & Upper School: January 23, 8:15 am.
HOLY NAME OF JESUS SCHOOL
6325 Cromwell Place | New Orleans
(504) 861-1466 | www.hnjschool.org
Established in 1891, Holy Name of Jesus School is located in the Uptown area of New Orleans. They are a Roman Catholic, co-educational school for pre-K through seventh grade. 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.
ECOLE BILINGUE DE LA NOUVELLE-ORLÉANS
821 General Pershing St. | New Orleans
(504) 896-4500 | www.ebnola.com
Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans is the only private French school in New Orleans that is accredited by the French Ministry of Education and State of Louisiana providing multilingual education for 2-year-old students to fifth 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.