St. Andrew's Episcopal School

St. Andrew's Episcopal School, the oldest Episcopal School in New Orleans, provides a strong academic program from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade.
Small classes and caring teachers provide a challenging learning environment where children grow intellectually, socially, and spiritually.
Our students are excited about learning and about giving to others through community service.
The academic program at St. Andrew's gives our students a strong foundation which, upon graduation, opens doors for them at competitive independent, public, and parochial schools.
A majority of our upper school students qualify to participate in the Duke University Talent Identification Program.
St. Andrew's seeks to help each child acquire knowledge and problem-solving skills.
Our goal is to foster a desire for learning.
The curriculum stresses critical thinking, strong work habits, and personal responsibility. We offer a well-planned, sequential course of study in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
Spanish is taught in all grades; Chinese is taught in grades 7-8.
Art, library, music, chapel, technology, and daily physical education enrich our program.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1957

Student Body

Total Students228 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St. Andrew's Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,548
Tuition NotesThis is average tuition for grades PK- 8. Tuition PK - Grade 8 ranges from $13,815 to $15,015. Fees are not included.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorLisa Witter


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,

School Notes

  • St. Andrew`s Episcopal School is the oldest Episcopal school in New Orleans with 59 years of experience in educating the mind, body and spirit of young children. St. Andrew`s enrolls boys and girls 18 months through Grade 8, offering ten+ years of nurturing yet challenging education that focuses on the Decade of Childhood.           
  • St. Andrew`s utilizes small classes to promote a challenging learning environment where students interact with teachers and grow spiritually, socially and intellectually. A strong academic program, enhanced by state-of-the-art technology, includes Spanish, Chinese, music, chapel, fine arts, athletics and library skills. Student publications, dramatics, interscholastic sports, and community service round out St. Andrew`s program.           
  • Come see our newly renovated and updated early childhood classrooms at an upcoming Open House or call for a personal tour. For further information, please visit the school`s website:
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    1.5 miles
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    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 896-6322
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    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 891-5509
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  • New Orleans
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    4.1 miles
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    New Orleans, LA 70124
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    2.4 miles
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    New Orleans, LA 70115
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  • New Orleans
    Grades: NS-8 | 392 students
    3.2 miles
    1315 Jackson Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70130
    (504) 525-8661
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The average private school tuition in New Orleans, LA is $8,723 for elementary schools and $11,331 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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