Metairie Park Country Day School

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 Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1929

Student Body

Total Students 710 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Metairie Park Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
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
Average Financial Aid Grant $8,162
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Amy White
Admissions Associate Cecilia Leon-Drago

Nearby Private 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 Francis Xavier School (0.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Metairie
    St Francis Xavier School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-7 | 442 students
    0.2 miles
    215 Betz Pl
    Metairie, LA 70005
  • New Orleans
    Grades: NS-7 | 154 students
    1.6 miles
    4601 Cleveland Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Metairie
    Archbishop Rummel High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 8-12 | 677 students
    1.7 miles
    1901 Severn Ave
    Metairie, LA 70001
  • Metairie
    St Angela Merici School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-7 | 428 students
    1.7 miles
    835 Melody Dr
    Metairie, LA 70002
  • New Orleans
    Jesuit High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 8-12 | 1335 students
    1.8 miles
    4133 Banks St
    New Orleans, LA 70119

School Reviews

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, 07/24/15
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, 01/28/12

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The average private school tuition in Metairie, LA is $5,081 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Metairie, LA is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).