St. Anthony School

900 Franklin Avenue
Gretna, LA 70053-0700
Tel: (504)367-0689
Grades: PK-8 | 236 students
The mission of St. Anthony School is to spread the Gospel Message and to promote a sound Catholic education to the children who are committed to our care.
We are dedicated to helping prepare our children to become productive and responsible participants in our ever-changing community.
St. Anthony School provides the opportunity for individual student growth in a joyful educational atmosphere.
Steeped in the Catholic faith and tradition, St. Anthony uses a variety of methods and experiences to meet students' individual needs and to develop self-esteem, self-motivation and self-discipline.
St. Anthony School's religion program includes daily religion classes, weekly children's liturgies, as well as sacramental preparation for reconciliation, Eucharist and confirmation.
Students in Grades 4-8 may become altar servers.
Students are encouraged to serve their communities through peer tutoring, performing community service, and helping the less fortunate.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 236 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St. Anthony School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Mc Gehee School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is All Saints Catholic School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is All Saints Catholic School (0.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Orleans
    Grades: PK-8 | 213 students
    0.7 miles
    1415 Teche St
    New Orleans, LA 70114
  • New Orleans
    Grades: PK-8 | 146 students
    1 miles
    2401 General Degaulle Dr
    New Orleans, LA 70114
  • New Orleans
    St Michael Special School
    Special Education School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: UG | 132 students
    1.1 miles
    1522 Chippewa St
    New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Gretna
    Grades: PK-K | 24 students
    1.2 miles
    634 Amelia St.
    Gretna, LA 70053
  • Gretna
    Salem Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-9 | 277 students
    1.2 miles
    418 4th St
    Gretna, LA 70053

School Reviews

It seems that every employee of St. Anthony knows every student at the school by name. The Principal; staff and teachers are caring and they support the students. Another thing I like about St. Anthony is the behavior and politeness of the students. My children are very comfortable and make good grades at St. Anthony. I''m happy they attend St. Anthony.
- Posted by Parent, 10/27/12

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