Episcopal School Of Acadiana

Episcopal School of Acadiana is a coeducational, independent day school for students in grades PK-3 through 12, with PK-3 through 5th grades on our Lafayette campus and 6th through 12th in Cade.
Our mission is to instill in every student the habits of scholarship and honor.
ESA challenges students to develop intellectually, spiritually, and physically.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 625 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Episcopal School Of Acadiana ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
specific to child
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
625 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Episcopal School Of Acadiana Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
14 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP French Language, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics C: E&M, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Gov’t. & Politics, AP United States History
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
(School polo, school plaid, khaki pants and skirts)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies from $6,400 for part-time PK to $16,850 for Upper School.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Jon Berthelot
Admissions Associate
Megan Richard
Endowment Size
$0.1 million



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Community Service, Literary Magazine, Quiz Bowl, Student Leadership, Student-Driven Clubs

Arts and Music Programs:
Music Opportunities, Musical Theatre

School Notes

  • Learning. Students from across Acadiana come to ESA for an engaging education rooted in Episcopal values. What they discover is a place to explore and to develop all the skills they need to grow into healthy, successful individuals. Our curriculum is illuminated by an interactive teaching style that creates lifelong learners who think and communicate clearly and effectively. Instruction emphasizes problem-solving, independent thinking and creativity. ESA teachers love to teach because they know what it's like to love to learn. They share a passion for the subjects they teach and for the students they mentor.
  • Living. Visitors sense the spirit and enthusiasm of our community as soon as they arrive. All ESA students participate in the life of the school, through hands-on classes; through activities such as student government, the arts, and participatory athletics; and through daily interactions in Chapel, on the decks and in the classrooms. They take part in student life alongside teachers, classmates and friends who support one another's intellectual, social, physical and spiritual growth.
  • Growing. ESA encourages students to develop as scholars and as people. Students are challenged to try new things, to speak out and to create new opportunities for discovering and learning. At the same time, through the Honor Code and the relationships they build, students learn to respect the ideas, beliefs and values of those around them. They become independent, confident graduates who find success at colleges and universities across the country and around the world.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 625 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Louisiana is $6,929 for elementary schools and $8,300 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Louisiana is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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