Oldest Private Schools in Louisiana

The average private school in Louisiana was founded around 1960 (2021).
The oldest private school in Louisiana is Ursuline Academy High School, founded in 1727. The oldest private schools are listed below.

Oldest Private Schools in Louisiana (2021)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Ursuline Academy High School
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1727
Grades: 8-12
2635 State Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 212-6820
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Ursuline Academy of New Orleans
Ursuline Academy of New Orleans Photo
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1727
Grades: NS-12
2635 State St
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 866-5292
Rank: #33.
Mount Carmel Academy
Mount Carmel Academy Photo
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1840
Grades: 8-12
7027 Milne Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 288-7626
Rank: #44.
Ascension Catholic Diocesan Regional School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1842
Grades: PK-12
311 St Vincent Street
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
(225) 473-9227
Rank: #55.
Holy Cross High School
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1849
Grades: NS-12
5500 Paris Ave
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 942-3100
Rank: #66.
St. John Lutheran School
St. John Lutheran School Photo - Pre-K
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1854
Grades: PK-8
3937 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 488-6641
Rank: #77.
Academy Of The Sacred Heart
Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo - Kindergarten girls in the library.
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1867
Grades: NS-12
4521 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 891-1943
Rank: #88.
St. Joseph's Academy
St. Joseph's Academy Photo
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1868
Grades: 9-12
3015 Broussard St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 383-7207
Rank: #99.
St. John Elementary School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1871
Grades: PK-5
924 Main Street
Franklin, LA 70538
(337) 828-2648
Rank: #1010.
St. Elizabeth School
St. Elizabeth School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1877
Grades: PK-8
6051 Convent St
Paincourtville, LA 70391
(985) 369-7402
Rank: #1111.
St. Peter Catholic School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1878
Grades: PK-7
130 E Temperance Street
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 892-1831
Rank: #1212.
Holy Savior Catholic School
Holy Savior Catholic School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1879
Grades: NS-5
201 Church Street
Lockport, LA 70374
(985) 532-2536
Rank: #1313.
Mount Carmel Elementary School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1885
Grades: PK-8
405 Park Avenue
Abbeville, LA 70510
(337) 898-0859
Rank: #1414.
Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic School
Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic School Photo - OLL has been recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, the highest national honor a school can receive. This is the third time since 2004 that OLL has received this award, making it the only elementary school in the state of Louisiana to be a three-time winner.
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1890
Grades: NS-7
316 Lafitte Street
Mandeville, LA 70448
(985) 626-5678
Rank: #1515.
St. Joseph School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1896
Grades: PK-8
175 N 8th Street
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 386-6421
Rank: #1616.
Loyola College Preparatory High School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1901
Grades: 9-12
921 Jordan St
Shreveport, LA 71101
(318) 221-2675
Rank: #1717.
McGehee School
All-girls
Founding Date: 1912
Grades: NS-12
2343 Prytania Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 561-1224
Rank: #1818.
Sacred Heart School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1913
Grades: K-8
532 E Main St
Ville Platte, LA 70586
(337) 363-3445
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Catholic High School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1918
Grades: 4-12
1301 Delasalle Drive
New Iberia, LA 70560
(337) 364-5116
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
St. Edward School
St. Edward School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1918
Grades: PK-3
175 Porter St
New Iberia, LA 70560
(337) 369-6764
Rank: #2121.
Our Lady Of The Blessed Sacrament Academy
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1925
Grades: PK-K
2932 Murphy Street
Shreveport, LA 71103
(318) 222-5051
Rank: #2222.
St. Catharine Of Siena School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1926
Grades: PK-8
400 Codifer Blvd
Metairie, LA 70005
(610) 779-5810
Rank: #2323.
Our Lady Perpetual Help School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1927
Grades: NS-7
531 Williams Blvd
Kenner, LA 70062
(504) 464-0531
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Founding Date: 1929
Grades: PK-12
300 Park Road
Metairie, LA 70005
(504) 849-3115
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Sacred Heart of Jesus School
Sacred Heart of Jesus School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1929
Grades: NS-8
2251 Main St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 383-7481
Rank: #2626.
St. Anthony of Padua School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1933
Grades: NS-8
116 S Knoll Ave
Bunkie, LA 71322
(318) 346-2739
Rank: #2727.
Southfield School
Southfield School Photo - At Southfield, our talented and experienced faculty cultivate curiosity, character, kindness, and a lifelong love of learning. We do things a little differently around here and it`s one of the reasons we have more than 85 years of outstanding outcomes with our students and alumni. We are the only area school to be accredited by ISAS.
(4)
Founding Date: 1934
Grades: NS-8
1100 Southfield Rd
Shreveport, LA 71106
(318) 868-5375
Rank: #2828.
St. Peter Chanel Interparochial School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1935
Grades: PK-8
2590 Highway 44
Paulina, LA 70763
(225) 869-5778
Rank: #2929.
Annunciation Catholic School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1939
Grades: PK-7
511 Avenue C
Bogalusa, LA 70427
(985) 735-6643
Rank: #3030.
St. Genevieve Elementary School
St. Genevieve Elementary School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1945
Grades: PK-4
201 Elizabeth Ave
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 234-5257
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
St. Mary's Assumption School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1947
Grades: PK-8
850 Front St
Cottonport, LA 71327
(318) 876-3651
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
St. Matthew's Episcopal School
St. Matthew's Episcopal School Photo
(Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1947
Grades: PK-7
266 Gabasse St
Houma, LA 70360
(985) 872-5573
Rank: #3333.
St. James Episcopal Day School
St. James Episcopal Day School Photo
(Episcopal)
(11)
Founding Date: 1948
Grades: PK-5
445 Convention St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 344-0805
Rank: #34 - 3734. - 37.
De La Salle High School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1949
Grades: 8-12
5300 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 895-5717
Rank: #34 - 3734. - 37.
Our Lady-prompt Succor School
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1949
Grades: PK-6
420 21st St
Alexandria, LA 71301
(318) 487-1862
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