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Founded in 1963, Lake Castle Private School offers a traditional, accelerated academic environment to students in grades Pre-K through 8.
Learning at Lake Castle focuses on application of theory and the use of hypothetical or antithetical means to develop logical creativity with minimal dependence on memorization. Students from Lake Castle excel on national testing and are highly received by top high schools in the metro New Orleans area.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 466 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,521
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Lake Castle Private School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1963

Student Body

Total Students
466 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
77%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Lake Castle Private School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Traditional school uniform available at listed uniform providers)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies slightly based on pre-pay dates.
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Maureen Baas
Admissions Associate
Jonica Calamusa

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Beta Club, Book Club, Builders Club, Christmas Chorus, Clipper Club, Cross-Stitch, Current Events Club, Drama Club, Holiday Arts Club, MathCounts, Photography Club, Quiz Bowl Teams, Science Club, Social Skills, Speech Club, Travel Club, Vietnamese Language Club, Yearbook

School Notes

  • 9-time metro New Orleans Chapter Mathcounts champions 
  • 82 students recognized in 2020 by Duke University National Talent search
  • Champion quiz bowl teams in senior and junior divisions
  • Thousands of dollars raised by students each year for charity

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 466 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,521
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in New Orleans, LA is $10,000 for elementary schools and $10,798 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Orleans, LA is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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