Bishop McManus Academy was the dream of our namesake and founder, Bishop Owen McManus.
Begun in 1975, the school has been a driving force in Christian education in the Greater New Orleans area. Bishop McManus is accredited by SACS, an elite designation which highlights the level of acedemia, ongoing staff training and other rigorous standards which meet or exceed current national educational standards.
We are also an approved school with the Louisiana Department of Education.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-9
  • Students: 125 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,633
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Bishop McManus Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Louisiana for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-9
Year Founded
1975
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
125 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
88%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Bishop McManus Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size
14 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform Dress Code)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition financing available.
Summer Program Cost
$99
Admissions Director
Angelle Sorapuru

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, STEM, Student Council, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Film School, Foreign Language, Performing Arts

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Biddy Basketball Games

School Notes

  • Bishop McManus Academy was the dream of our namesake and founder, Bishop Owen McManus. Begun in 1975, the school has been a driving force in Christian education in the Greater New Orleans area.   Bishop McManus is accredited by SACS, an elite designation which highlights the level of acedemia, ongoing staff training and other rigorous standards which meet or exceed current national educational standards. We are also an approved school with the Louisiana Department of Education.  The unique format of our curriculum allows students to achieve mastery of content. Their personal relationship with God and their personal responsibilities to family, church, and community, which show character development, are of primary concern. Our mission is to produce Christ-centered students with the values, knowledge, and skills required to impact tomorrow`s world.  Going forward our mission cry is:   "Equipped to excel through Christ- changing our generation."

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-9
  • Students: 125 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,633
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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