St. Katharine Drexel Preparatory School
Tel: (504) 899-6061
St. Katharine Drexel Preparatory School Photo #2 - St. Katharine Drexel Preparatory School 5116 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA 70115 504 899 6061
St. Katharine Drexel Preparatory School Photo #3 - 10 MILLION reasons to send your daughter to Drexel Prep!
St. Katharine Drexel Preparatory School is a Catholic, private college preparatory school providing a quality education to female students in grades 8th - 12th.
Drexel Prep provides students with individualized attention in a well-disciplined environment while promoting academic excellence.
The school is located at 5116 Magazine Street, formerly the site of Xavier University Preparatory School.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 8-12|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 21%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||30 teachers|
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(SKDP Official Uniform )
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$6,500|
|Admissions Director||A. H. Owens|
|Total Sports Offered||10 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Drill Team, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketball, Cheering,|
Cross Country, Dance,
Drill Team, Softball,
Tennis, Track and Field,
Volleyball, Winter Track,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||25 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Art Club, Channel-One, Cheer Squad, Dance Team, Drexel Ambassadors, Drone Club, FBLA, Flag Team, Key Club, LEAP, Marching Unit, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Religion Community Service Club, Robotics Club, Spanish Club, Speech and Debate, STEM, Student Council, Technology Club, Unity Society
Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Jazz & Concert Band, SKDP Chorus
- ST. KATHARINE DREXEL PREPARATORY SCHOOL
- St. Katharine Drexel Preparatory located at 5116 Magazine Street located in uptown New Orleans, is a college preparatory school offering a quality Catholic education to female students in grades 8th-12th.
- St. Katharine Drexel Preparatory School, formerly known as Xavier University Preparatory School. "The Prep" as the school is affectionately known was established in 1915 and previously under the auspices of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament for 98 years. Drexel Prep has since been adopted by a non-profit formed with a group of Xavier Prep Alumni.
- Drexel Prep offers core curriculum courses, honors, and advanced placement courses. The school has fully integrated technology into its instructional program. Drexel Prep has an active extracurricular program. The Arts Department offers a variety of programs such as art, band, chorus, theatre, and dance classes.
- Drexel Prep provides students participate in dual enrollment at Xavier University, Dillard University and Delgado. Eligible seniors can earn up to 12 hours of college credit by the end of their senior year. The faculty, staff and students participate in regular liturgies, retreats, community service events and activities.
- St. Katharine Drexel Preparatory School is proud of its legacy which began with the mission and service of our foundress, St. Katharine Drexel, the first American-born Roman Catholic canonized as a saint.
- The Board of Directors, Administration, Alumni Faculty, and Staff are dedicated to upholding the rich history and the "Tradition of Excellence" to ensure the "Drexel Dream continues--
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- New Orleans Grades: NS-12 | 756 students
4521 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 891-1943 0.6 NS-12
- New Orleans Grades: NS-12 | 653 students
2343 Prytania Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 561-1224 1.9 NS-12
- New Orleans Grades: 8-12 | 1250 students
7027 Milne Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 288-7626 6.8 8-12
- New Orleans Grades: 8-12 | 813 students
7701 Walmsley Ave
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 865-9401 2.5 8-12
Sending your child to a single-sex school is one of several options you have when it comes to private schools.
Each state sets its own teacher certification requirements. While many private schools do not require you to be certified, it is in your best interests to obtain certification. This article includes contact information for state education offices so you can begin the process.
Marketing the small private school can be done affordably and effectively. We suggest five easy steps to make that happen.