St. Edward The Confessor School

Tel: (504)888-6353
  • Based on the belief that God is the center of all being, the staff of St. Edward the Confessor School strives to foster the spiritual, intellectual, personal, social, creative, and physical development of each child.
  • The faculty hopes to instill in each student the concept that religion is a way of life; enabling practice of Christian values with a sense of justice, service, and democracy in an ever changing society.
  • St. Edward provides an environment for teaching Christian faith, making participation in the liturgy and reception of the sacraments accessible to the students.
  • The school's curriculum, geared to welcome diversity and promote each child's unique talent and ability, imparts knowledge tempered by ethics, individuality, love of learning, and self-discipline.
  • The faculty attempts to develop in each student a positive self-concept and a healthy curiosity so that educational and spiritual growth continues beyond the walls of this school.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
AdvancED
National Middle School Association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-7
Year Founded1965
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009

Student Body

Total Students407 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeSt. Edward The Confessor School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
24%
Average Class Size22 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesEnglish I, Algebra I, World Geography, Physical Science, Spanish I, Spanish II,
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,600
Tuition NotesEasy financing available; generous discounts for multiple children and registered, active, supporting parishioners
% on Financial Aid
1%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,500
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorThomas Becker, Ph. D.

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
FootballSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Band, Brownies & Daisy Scouts, Builder's Club, Chorale, Clown Ministry, Cub Scouts, Girl & Boy Scouts, Lego Club, Library Club, Math & Language Arts League, Mission Club, Newspaper, Quiz Bowl Team, Rainbows, RIght to Life Club, Soccer, Spanish Club, Student Council, Volleyball Band, Builder's Club, Chorale, Clown Ministry, Cub Scouts, Lego Club, Library Club, Mission Club, Newspaper, Quiz Bowl Team, Rainbows, Soccer, Spanish Club, Volleyball, Brownies & Daisy Scouts,
Girl & Boy Scouts,
Math & Language Arts League,
RIght to Life Club,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • We are a traditional Catholic school with a time-tested and time-proven curriculum.  We seek to prepare our students for rich Catholic lives, as well as for smooth entrance into competitive-admission area Catholic high schools.  Our students work very hard, have a significant amount of homework, learn proper manners and etiquette, participate widely in community service, and distinguish themselves in the arts, athletics, and leadership.  Our students and families enjoy many activities together and interact in an atmosphere of mutual respect.  Our staff is experienced, and our curriculumm is rigorous.
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