Mc Gehee School

Tel: (504)561-1224
  • Louise S. McGehee School was founded in 1912 as a college–preparatory school for young women.
  • Located in the historic Garden District, McGehee currently enrolls 530 girls from Pre-K through 12th grade.The mission and the purpose of The Louise S. McGehee School is to provide a rigorous college preparatory education to girls in an inclusive environment that fosters self-esteem, encourages high personal standards, addresses individual student needs, and emphasizes active student participation in learning.
  • The program uses traditional and innovative teaching strategies to challenge students and to foster a commitment to lifelong learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1912

Student Body

Total Students679 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeMc Gehee School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notessee website
Admissions DirectorSarah Smith
Admissions AssociateMimi Odem

School Notes

  • Louise S. McGehee School was founded in 1912 as a college–preparatory school for young women. Located in the historic Garden District, McGehee currently enrolls 521 girls from Pre-K through 12th grade.The mission and the purpose of The Louise S. McGehee School is to provide a rigorous college preparatory education to girls in an inclusive environment that fosters self-esteem, encourages high personal standards, addresses individual student needs, and emphasizes active student participation in learning. The program uses traditional and innovative teaching strategies to challenge students and to foster a commitment to lifelong learning.
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