Metairie Park Country Day School is a coeducational, nonsectarian, college-preparatory elementary and secondary school, committed to education in its broadest sense.
The School's mission is to prepare its students to excel in higher education and to succeed in a rapidly changing and culturally diverse world.
Country Day's cooperative learning environment encourages individual achievement, and fosters critical thinking, curiosity, creativity, and a love of learning for its own sake.
The School and the family share responsibility for the development of students' personal, moral, and ethical values.
Within this school community, students develop an appreciation for the feelings, perspectives, and needs of others, and a sense of responsibility to communities beyond Country Day.
Students learn to be flexible, to be adaptable, and to face the challenges of life with a sense of humor, with optimism, and with confidence.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 756 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,280
  • Acceptance rate: 66%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Metairie Park Country Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1929

Student Body

Total Students
756 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Metairie Park Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
94 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
34%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
14 courses
Average ACT score
27
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Pre-K 13465 K 14790 1-12 18280
% on Financial Aid
19%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$8,162
Acceptance Rate
66%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Amy White
Admissions Associate
Cecilia Leon-Drago
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Metairie Park Country Day School cost?

Metairie Park Country Day School's tuition is approximately $18,280 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Metairie Park Country Day School?

The acceptance rate of Metairie Park Country Day School is 66%, which is lower than the national average of 89%. Metairie Park Country Day School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Louisiana with low acceptance rates.

What is Metairie Park Country Day School's ranking?

Metairie Park Country Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Louisiana for: Highest average ACT score, Lowest average acceptance rates, Largest student body, Most AP courses offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Metairie Park Country Day School?

The application deadline for Metairie Park Country Day School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Wonderful school and environment. Challenging academics and competitive athletics where everyone gets along and enjoys what Country Day has to offer. Small classes give students a chance to succeed while not getting lost in the numbers.
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5  
Country Day is a fantastic school. The kids who go here grow up in a close community of friends, and it really feels like a family. The teachers work with the students to help them reach their full potential, and the school works around your child needs. I couldn't recommend a better school than Country Day, because there really isn't one. And there are more than 164 students. In total, i think there are almost 800 students including PK-12
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 756 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,280
  • Acceptance rate: 66%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Metairie, LA is $7,435 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Metairie, LA is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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