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Southfield School Photo #1 - 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.
  • Southfield School's vision is to develop a lifelong love of learning in every student.
  • Southfield was founded in 1934 by a group of forward-thinking parents dedicated to preparing students for a changing future. That commitment remains strong today.
  • We provide the finest educational opportunity grounded in a challenging, innovative, liberal arts curriculum. We encourage shared responsibility of family and school for educating the student.
  • We inspire individuality and special talents in each child.
  • We provide a supportive, family-friendly atmosphere, and integrate core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Foreign Language with critical thinking, effective communication, and hands-on-learning.
  • Southfield is committed to seeking diversity of race, religion, and ethnic origin among its students and faculty.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1934
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesPlease see our website to learn more about Southfield Summer Camp!
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students398 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Southfield School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size14 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(No uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease see our website for details on tuition and our Variable Tuition program.
% on Financial Aid
26%
Admissions DirectorLesley Brice
Endowment Size$5.8 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Tennis, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfTennis,
VolleyballWinter Track,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
MathCounts Team, Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Eagle Singers, Middle School Musical Productions

School Notes

  • Southfield School's vision is to develop a lifelong love of learning in every student. The school was founded in 1934 by a group of forward-thinking parents dedicated to preparing students for a changing future. That commitment remains strong today. We provide the finest educational opportunity grounded in a challenging, innovative, liberal arts curriculum; encourage shared responsibility of family and school for educating the student. We inspire individuality and special talents in each child. We provide a supportive, family-friendly atmosphere and integrate core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Foreign Language with critical thinking, effective communication, and hands-on-learning.

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
A truly wonderful school! Both of my children attend Southfield Middle School, and we LOVE it here! The teachers are attentive to the students' academic and emotional needs. The kids are greeted with smiles and hugs when they enter the halls and classrooms. My girls have had countless opportunities to try out and succeed in several academic and extra-curricular activities (cheerleading, science fair, musicals, talent show, Artbreak, Geography Bee, and many more). My oldest speaks French for FUN after only nine weeks of lessons! We are blessed to be a part of this school and encourage everyone to experience Southfield School and discover how it can inspire your child/children, too.
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5  
Absolute best program ever! Very good theatre and arts program that helped my daughter come out of her shell. The class sizes are small to help your child learn more. My daughter went from being behind in math and science to excelling in school and making straight A's. They teach advanced material but they can individualize it more to help their students learn the material. Best decision we ever made!
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Absolutely the BEST school in Shreveport/Bossier City. I encourage you to find another warm and caring environment for your child in grades PS2 - 8th grade that not only challenges your child but provides them with the encouragement to succeed and be confident in themselves. All of my children are attending Southfield and I would recommend this amazing school to anyone! Take a tour...you will not be disappointed!
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