St Ignatius Elementary School

  • The history of St. Ignatius School in Grand Coteau goes back more than a century.
  • It had its beginning on Easter Monday, April 7, 1890, under the guidance of the Religious of the Sacred Heart.
  • The school was then called Sacred Heart Parochial, which was the name of the parish church at that time.
  • The name of the school was changed from Sacred Heart Parochial School to St. Ignatius School.
  • This was done in honor of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus whose priests are the administrators of the church parish. St. Ignatius is also the patron saint of schools.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students391 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St Ignatius Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
I graduated in 1968 and very proud of the fact I attended St Ignatius school . I use my knowledge of ethics and honor still today in my daily life ! I'm 61 years old, retired, still married to the same person for 38 years . We have 4 children .
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I am the grandfather of Riley Guidry and I am amazed and very happy to see what she has accomplished so far. My wife Rhonda and I plan on being very involved in all of her school and every day activities. Please keep up the good work. Thank You Mark Patin
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I am a seventh grade student at this school. The amount of students in whole school and the number of students in every grade is incorrect. We go to the grades of Pre-K for three year old children to eighth grade. This school is a really great one. We receive knew students in my class every year. This school is great!
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