St. Edward The Confessor School

4901 W Metairie Avenue
Metairie, LA 70001-0700
     Tel: (504)888-6353
Grades: PK - 7 | 422 students
Based on the belief that God is the center of all being, the staff of St. Edward the Confessor School strives to foster the spiritual, intellectual, personal, social, creative, and physical development of each child.
The faculty hopes to instill in each student the concept that religion is a way of life; enabling practice of Christian values with a sense of justice, service, and democracy in an ever changing society.
St. Edward provides an environment for teaching Christian faith, making participation in the liturgy and reception of the sacraments accessible to the students.
The school's curriculum, geared to welcome diversity and promote each child's unique talent and ability, imparts knowledge tempered by ethics, individuality, love of learning, and self-discipline.
The faculty attempts to develop in each student a positive self-concept and a healthy curiosity so that educational and spiritual growth continues beyond the walls of this school.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
National Middle School Association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 7
Year Founded 1965
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003

Student Body

Total Students 422 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St. Edward The Confessor School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 5%
Average Class Size 28 students
Advanced Courses English I,  Algebra I,  World Geography, Physical Science,  Spanish I,  Spanish II, 
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,325
Admissions Director Dr. Thomas Becker, Ph. D.


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Brownies & Daisy Scouts, Builder's Club, Chorale, Clown Ministry, Cub Scouts, Geography Club, Girl & Boy Scouts, Guitar, Library Club, Math & Language Arts League, Mission Club, News, Quiz Bowl Team, Rainbows, Science, Social Studies, Student Council Band, Builder's Club, Chorale, Clown Ministry, Cub Scouts, Geography Club, Guitar, Library Club, Mission Club, News, Quiz Bowl Team, Rainbows, Science, Social Studies, Brownies & Daisy Scouts,
Girl & Boy Scouts,
Math & Language Arts League,
Student Council,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Martin's Episcopal School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Martin's Episcopal School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Martin's Episcopal School (0.5 miles away)
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