Oldest Private Schools in Louisiana

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  • The average private school in Louisiana was founded around 1960 (2020-21).
  • The oldest private school in Louisiana is Ursuline Academy High School, founded in 1727.
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Schools in Louisiana (2020-21)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Ursuline Academy High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1727
    Grades: 8-122635 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-122635 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: 8-127027 Milne Blvd
    New Orleans, LA 70124
    (504) 288-7626

  • Rank: #44.
    Ascension Catholic Diocesan Regional School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1842
    Grades: PK-12311 St Vincent Street
    Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    (225) 473-9227

  • Rank: #55.
    Holy Cross High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1849
    Grades: NS-125500 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-83937 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-124521 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)
    Founding Date: 1868
    Grades: 9-123015 Broussard St.
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    (225) 383-7207

  • Rank: #99.
    St. John Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1871
    Grades: PK-5924 Main Street
    Franklin, LA 70538
    (337) 828-2648

  • Rank: #1010.
    St. Elizabeth School
    St. Elizabeth School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1877
    Grades: PK-86051 Convent St
    Paincourtville, LA 70391
    (985) 369-7402

  • Rank: #1111.
    St Peter Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1878
    Grades: PK-7130 E Temperance Street
    Covington, LA 70433
    (985) 892-1831

  • Rank: #1212.
    Holy Savior Catholic Elementary School
    Holy Savior Catholic Elementary School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1879
    Grades: NS-5201 Church Street
    Lockport, LA 70374
    (985) 532-2536

  • Rank: #1313.
    Mount Carmel Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1885
    Grades: PK-8405 Park Avenue
    Abbeville, LA 70510
    (337) 898-0859

  • Rank: #1414.
    Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1890
    Grades: NS-7316 Lafitte Street
    Mandeville, LA 70448
    (985) 626-5678

  • Rank: #1515.
    St Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1896
    Grades: PK-8175 N 8th Street
    Ponchatoula, LA 70454
    (985) 386-6421

  • Rank: #1616.
    Loyola College Preparatory High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1901
    Grades: 9-12921 Jordan St
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 221-2675

  • Rank: #1717.
    McGehee School
    All-girls
    Founding Date: 1912
    Grades: NS-122343 Prytania Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130
    (504) 561-1224

  • Rank: #1818.
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1913
    Grades: K-8532 E Main St
    Ville Platte, LA 70586
    (337) 363-3445

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1918
    Grades: 4-121301 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-3175 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-K2932 Murphy Street
    Shreveport, LA 71103
    (318) 222-5051

  • Rank: #2222.
    St Catharine Of Siena School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: PK-8400 Codifer Blvd
    Metairie, LA 70005
    (610) 779-5810

  • Rank: #2323.
    Our Lady Perpetual Help School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1927
    Grades: NS-7531 Williams Blvd
    Kenner, LA 70062
    (504) 464-0531

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25. Founding Date: 1929
    Grades: PK-12300 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-82251 Main St
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    (225) 383-7481

  • Rank: #2626.
    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.
    Founding Date: 1934
    Grades: NS-81100 Southfield Rd
    Shreveport, LA 71106
    (318) 868-5375

  • Rank: #2727.
    St Peter Chanel Interparochial School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1935
    Grades: PK-82590 Highway 44
    Paulina, LA 70763
    (225) 869-5778

  • Rank: #2828.
    Annunciation Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1939
    Grades: PK-7511 Avenue C
    Bogalusa, LA 70427
    (985) 735-6643

  • Rank: #2929.
    St. Genevieve Elementary School
    St. Genevieve Elementary School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1945
    Grades: PK-4201 Elizabeth Ave
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    (337) 234-5257

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    St Mary's Assumption School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: PK-8850 Front St
    Cottonport, LA 71327
    (318) 876-3651

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    St Matthew's Episcopal School
    St Matthew's Episcopal School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: PK-7266 Gabasse St
    Houma, LA 70360
    (985) 872-5573

  • Rank: #3232.
    St James Episcopal Day School
    St James Episcopal Day School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1948
    Grades: PK-5445 Convention St.
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    (225) 344-0805

  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    De La Salle High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1949
    Grades: 8-125300 Saint Charles Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 895-5717

  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    Our Lady-prompt Succor School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1949
    Grades: PK-6420 21st St
    Alexandria, LA 71301
    (318) 487-1862

  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    St John Berchmans Cathedral School
    St John Berchmans Cathedral School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1949
    Grades: NS-8947 Jordan Street
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 221-6005

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