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 Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||331 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 22%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||20 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Nearby Private Schools:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
Grand CoteauGrades: PK-12 | 157 students
1821 Academy Road
Grand Coteau, LA 70541
LafayetteGrades: PK-12 | 125 students
3470 NE Evangeline Thruway
Lafayette, LA 70507
OpelousasGrades: PK-12 | 115 students
1592 E Prudhomme St
Opelousas, LA 70570
OpelousasGrades: PK-12 | 711 students
428 E Prudhomme St
Opelousas, LA 70570
Church PointGrades: K-9 | 319 students
218 N Rogers St
Church Point, LA 70525
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