St. Ignatius Elementary School

Tel: (337)662-3325
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 Kindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 301 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Schools Of The Sacred Heart (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Schools Of The Sacred Heart (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Schools Of The Sacred Heart (0 miles away)
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  • Grand Coteau Schools Of The Sacred Heart
    (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 310
    Grand Coteau , LA , 70541
    (337)662-5275
    (Roman Catholic)
    0  mi  |  451  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Opelousas Westminster Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    186 Westminster Dr
    Opelousas , LA , 70570
    (337)948-8607
    (Christian)
    5.4  mi  |  661  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Carencro Pope John Paul Ii Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 460
    Carencro , LA , 70520
    (337)896-6050
    (Roman Catholic)
    7.1  mi  |  132  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Lafayette Pope John Paul II Academy
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    3470 NE Evangeline Thruway
    Lafayette , LA , 70507
    (337)896-6050
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    7.6  mi  |  125  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Opelousas Louisiana Prep School
    1592 E Prudhomme St
    Opelousas , LA , 70570
    (337)948-6551
    9.4  mi  |  115  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 27, 2012 - 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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