St. Edward The Confessor School

4901 W Metairie Avenue
Metairie, LA 70001-0700
Tel: (504)888-6353
Grades: NS-7 | 414 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 Nursery/Preschool-7
Year Founded 1965
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003

Student Body

Total Students 414 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St. Edward The Confessor School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 22 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 $5,500
Tuition Notes Easy financing available; generous discounts for multiple children and registered, active, supporting parishioners
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director 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. 20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Brownies & Daisy Scouts, Builder's Club, Chorale, Clown Ministry, Cub Scouts, Girl & Boy Scouts, Guitar, Lego Club, Library Club, Math & Language Arts League, Mission Club, Newspaper, Quiz Bowl Team, RIght to Life Club, Rainbows, Soccer, Spanish Club, Student Council, Volleyball Band, Builder's Club, Chorale, Clown Ministry, Cub Scouts, Guitar, Lego Club, Library Club, Mission Club, Newspaper, Quiz Bowl Team, Rainbows, Soccer, Spanish Club, Volleyball, Brownies & Daisy Scouts,
Girl & Boy Scouts,
Math & Language Arts League,
RIght to Life Club,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • We are a traditional Catholic school with a time-tested and time-proven curriculum.  We seek to prepare our students for rich Catholic lives, as well as for smooth entrance into competitive-admission area Catholic high schools.  Our students work very hard, have a significant amount of homework, learn proper manners and etiquette, participate widely in community service, and distinguish themselves in the arts, athletics, and leadership.  Our students and families enjoy many activities together and interact in an atmosphere of mutual respect.  Our staff is experienced, and our curriculumm is rigorous.
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