St Ignatius Elementary School

Tel: (337)662-3325
Grades: PK - 8 | 331 students
The history of St. Ignatius School in Grand Coteau goes back more than a century.
It had its beginning on Easter Monday, April 7, 1890, under the guidance of the Religious of the Sacred Heart.
The school was then called Sacred Heart Parochial, which was the name of the parish church at that time.
The name of the school was changed from Sacred Heart Parochial School to St. Ignatius School.
This was done in honor of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus whose priests are the administrators of the church parish.
St. Ignatius is also the patron saint of schools.

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 331 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St Ignatius Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Berchmans Academy of the Sacred Heart (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Berchmans Academy of the Sacred Heart (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Berchmans Academy of the Sacred Heart (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Coteau
    Berchmans Academy of the Sacred Heart
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 157 students
    1.2 miles
    1821 Academy Road
    Grand Coteau, LA 70541
    (337)662-5275
    1.2PK-12
    157
  • Lafayette
    Pope John Paul II Academy
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 125 students
    7.6 miles
    3470 NE Evangeline Thruway
    Lafayette, LA 70507
    (337)896-6050
    7.6PK-12
    125
  • Opelousas
    Grades: PK-12 | 115 students
    8.6 miles
    1592 E Prudhomme St
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    (337)948-6551
    8.6PK-12
    115
  • Opelousas
    Grades: PK-12 | 711 students
    9.4 miles
    428 E Prudhomme St
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    (337)942-2133
    9.4PK-12
    711
  • Church Point
    Grades: K-9 | 319 students
    10.5 miles
    218 N Rogers St
    Church Point, LA 70525
    (337)684-5780
    10.5K-9
    319

School Reviews

I graduated in 1968 and very proud of the fact I attended St Ignatius school . I use my knowledge of ethics and honor still today in my daily life ! I'm 61 years old, retired, still married to the same person for 38 years . We have 4 children .
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 06/22/15
I am the grandfather of Riley Guidry and I am amazed and very happy to see what she has accomplished so far. My wife Rhonda and I plan on being very involved in all of her school and every day activities. Please keep up the good work. Thank You Mark Patin
- Posted by Parent, 10/28/14
I am a seventh grade student at this school. The amount of students in whole school and the number of students in every grade is incorrect. We go to the grades of Pre-K for three year old children to eighth grade. This school is a really great one. We receive knew students in my class every year. This school is great!
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 10/27/12

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