St Ignatius Elementary School

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 291 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade St Ignatius Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
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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  • Grand CoteauBerchmans Academy of the Sacred Heart
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1821 Academy Road
    Grand CoteauLA70541
    (337)662-5275
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | 157 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • OpelousasWestminster Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    186 Westminster Dr
    OpelousasLA70570
    (337)948-8607
      (Christian)
    5.4 mi | 624 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • CarencroPope John Paul Ii Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 460
    CarencroLA70520
    (337)896-6050
      (Roman Catholic)
    7.1 mi | 132 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • LafayettePope John Paul II Academy
    Montessori School  (Roman Catholic)
    3470 NE Evangeline Thruway
    LafayetteLA70507
    (337)896-6050
    Montessori School  (Roman Catholic)
    7.6 mi | 125 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • OpelousasLouisiana Prep School
    1592 E Prudhomme St
    OpelousasLA70570
    (337)948-6551
    9.4 mi | 115 students | Gr. PK-12                      

School Reviews

Recommended
3 weeks ago
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
Recommended
1 year ago
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

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