Mc Gehee School

Tel: (504)561-1224
Grades: PK - 12 | 529 students
Louise S.
McGehee School was founded in 1912 as a college–preparatory school for young women.
Located in the historic Garden District, McGehee currently enrolls 530 girls from Pre-K through 12th grade.The mission and the purpose of The Louise S.
McGehee School is to provide a rigorous college preparatory education to girls in an inclusive environment that fosters self-esteem, encourages high personal standards, addresses individual student needs, and emphasizes active student participation in learning.
The program uses traditional and innovative teaching strategies to challenge students and to foster a commitment to lifelong learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1912

Student Body

Total Students 529 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Mc Gehee School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes see website
Admissions Director Sarah Smith
Admissions Associate Mimi Odem

School Notes:

Louise S. McGehee School was founded in 1912 as a college–preparatory school for young women. Located in the historic Garden District, McGehee currently enrolls 521 girls from Pre-K through 12th grade.The mission and the purpose of The Louise S. McGehee School is to provide a rigorous college preparatory education to girls in an inclusive environment that fosters self-esteem, encourages high personal standards, addresses individual student needs, and emphasizes active student participation in learning. The program uses traditional and innovative teaching strategies to challenge students and to foster a commitment to lifelong learning.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Academy Of The Sacred Heart (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trinity Episcopal School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Episcopal School (0.2 miles away)
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