St. Andrew's Episcopal School

Tel: (504)861-3743
Grades: NS-8 | 228 students
St. Andrew's Episcopal School, the oldest Episcopal School in New Orleans, provides a strong academic program from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade.
Small classes and caring teachers provide a challenging learning environment where children grow intellectually, socially, and spiritually.
Our students are excited about learning and about giving to others through community service.
The academic program at St. Andrew's gives our students a strong foundation which, upon graduation, opens doors for them at competitive independent, public, and parochial schools.
A majority of our upper school students qualify to participate in the Duke University Talent Identification Program.
St. Andrew's seeks to help each child acquire knowledge and problem-solving skills.
Our goal is to foster a desire for learning.
The curriculum stresses critical thinking, strong work habits, and personal responsibility. We offer a well-planned, sequential course of study in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
Spanish is taught in all grades; Chinese is taught in grades 7-8.
Art, library, music, chapel, technology, and daily physical education enrich our program.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 228 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St. Andrew's Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 19 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,874
Tuition Notes This is average tuition for grades PK- 8. Tuition PK - Grade 8 ranges from $12,174 to $113,321. Fees are not included.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Lisa Witter


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,

School Notes:

  • St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is the oldest Episcopal school in New Orleans with 58 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 ten+ 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, Chinese, music, chapel, fine arts, athletics and library skills. Student publications, dramatics, interscholastic sports, and community service round out St. Andrew’s program.           
  • Come see ournewly renovated and updated early childhood classrooms at an upcoming Open House (November 12, December 3, or January 14) or call for a personal tour. For further information, please visit the school’s website:

Profile last updated: 10/12/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Ursuline Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Joan Of Arc School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is University Montessori School (0.4 miles away)
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    New Orleans, LA 70118
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    0.6 miles
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    New Orleans, LA 70118
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 173 students
    1 miles
    65 Fontainebleau Drive
    New Orleans, LA 70125

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