Metairie Park Country Day School

300 Park Road,
Metairie, LA, 70005-0700
Tel: (504)849-3100
Grades: PK - 12 | 710 students
Metairie Park Country Day School is a coeducational, nonsectarian, college-preparatory elementary and secondary school, committed to education in its broadest sense.
The School's mission is to prepare its students to excel in higher education and to succeed in a rapidly changing and culturally diverse world.
Country Day's cooperative learning environment encourages individual achievement, and fosters critical thinking, curiosity, creativity, and a love of learning for its own sake.
The School and the family share responsibility for the development of students' personal, moral, and ethical values.
Within this school community, students develop an appreciation for the feelings, perspectives, and needs of others, and a sense of responsibility to communities beyond Country Day.
Students learn to be flexible, to be adaptable, and to face the challenges of life with a sense of humor, with optimism, and with confidence.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1929

Student Body

Total Students 710 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 21%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Metairie Park Country Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 34%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
Average SAT score 595
Average ACT score 27
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,280
Tuition Notes Pre-K 13465 K 14790 1-12 18280
% on Financial Aid 19%
Average Financial Aid Grant $8,162
Acceptance Rate 66%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Amy White
Admissions Associate Cecilia Leon-Drago

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Archbishop Rummel High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Francis Xavier School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Rita School (2.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Metairie St. Francis Xavier School
    (Roman Catholic)
    215 Betz Pl
    Metairie , LA , 70005
    (504)833-1471
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  457  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Metairie
    St. Catherine Of Siena
    (Roman Catholic)
    400 Codifer Blvd
    Metairie , LA , 70005
    (504)831-1166
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7  mi  |  972  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • New Orleans St. Anthony Of Padua School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    4601 Cleveland Avenue
    New Orleans , LA , 70119
    (504)488-4426
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    1.6  mi  |  164  students  |  Gr.  NS-7
  • Metairie St. Angela Merici School
    (Roman Catholic)
    835 Melody Dr
    Metairie , LA , 70002
    (504)835-8491
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.7  mi  |  478  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Metairie
    Archbishop Rummel High School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1901 Severn Ave
    Metairie , LA , 70001
    (504)834-5592
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1.7  mi  |  744  students  |  Gr.  8-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 14, 2014 - Wonderful school and environment. Challenging academics and competitive athletics where everyone gets along and enjoys what Country Day has to offer. Small classes give students a chance to succeed while not getting lost in the numbers. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 28, 2012 - Country Day is a fantastic school. The kids who go here grow up in a close community of friends, and it really feels like a family. The teachers work with the students to help them reach their full potential, and the school works around your child needs. I couldn't recommend a better school than Country Day, because there really isn't one. And there are more than 164 students. In total, i think there are almost 800 students including PK-12 - Posted by Student/Alumni

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