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.: 23%
Students by Grade St Ignatius Elementary School Students 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)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Grand CoteauBerchmans Academy of the Sacred Heart
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1821 Academy Road
    Grand CoteauLA 70541
    (337)662-5275
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | 157 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • LafayettePope John Paul II Academy
    Montessori School  (Roman Catholic)
    3470 NE Evangeline Thruway
    LafayetteLA 70507
    (337)896-6050
    Montessori School  (Roman Catholic)
    7.6 mi | 125 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • OpelousasLouisiana Prep School
      (Non-sectarian)
    1592 E Prudhomme St
    OpelousasLA 70570
    (337)948-6551
      (Non-sectarian)
    8.6 mi | 115 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • OpelousasOpelousas Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    428 E Prudhomme St
    OpelousasLA 70570
    (337)942-2133
      (Roman Catholic)
    9.4 mi | 711 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Church PointOur Mother Of Peace Elementary
      (Roman Catholic)
    218 N Rogers St
    Church PointLA 70525
    (337)684-5780
      (Roman Catholic)
    10.5 mi | 319 students | Gr. K-9                      

School Reviews

1 week ago
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
8 months 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
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

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
So Many Choices
So Many Choices
When it comes to choosing a private school, there are so many choices to consider that the project can be a huge challenge to most of us. We offer some help and advice to help you get started.
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Making the Financial Aid Process Work for You
Do you need financial aid? Not sure? Confused by how financial aid works? Here are some answers.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student first name:
Student last name:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Phone:
City:
State:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Louisiana is $4,906 for elementary schools and $6,073 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Louisiana is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).