Ascension Episcopal School

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  • Ascension Episcopal School is committed to educational excellence in a Christian environment.
  • Our goals are to provide each student with the opportunity to achieve high academic standards, to gain appreciation for the fine arts, and to grow spiritually, emotionally, socially and physically.
  • The school`s goal is to teach the whole child. The aim of the curriculum is to teach lifelong learning skills.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1959
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students822 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Ascension Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses14 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lafayette
    Grades: PK-12 | 897 students
    2.7 miles
    220 Portland Ave
    Lafayette, LA 70507
    (337) 234-9860
    2.7 PK-12
    897
  • Opelousas
    Grades: PK-12 | 913 students
    17.5 miles
    186 Westminster Drive
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    (337) 948-8607
    17.5 PK-12
    913
  • Lafayette
    Cathedral Carmel School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 810 students
    0.5 miles
    848 Saint John St
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    (337) 235-5577
    0.5 PK-8
    810
  • Lafayette
    Grades: PK-8 | 892 students
    1.1 miles
    2315 Johnston St
    Lafayette, LA 70503
    (337) 235-2464
    1.1 PK-8
    892
  • Broussard
    St Cecilia School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 481 students
    5.8 miles
    302 W Main St
    Broussard, LA 70518
    (337) 837-6363
    5.8 PK-8
    481

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