St. Margaret Catholic School provides elementary education in an environment embracing Church, family, & community.
SMCS is dedicated to the spiritual, physical, and academic development of children through programs emphasizing religious education, innovative and traditional academic skills, art, computer, music, and physical education.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 281 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,170
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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St. Margaret Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Louisiana for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Varying Special Needs
Year Founded
1949

Student Body

Total Students
281 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. Margaret Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
2 courses
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
SMCS offers 3 different tuition rates based upon church parish membership.
Admissions Director
Kelli Fontenot

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Altar Servers, Chess Club, Come Lord Jesus, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts, DARE, Junior Beta Club, Junior Catholic Daughters, National Junior Honor Society, Respect Life Club, Science Club, Science Fair, Social Studies Fair, Spanish Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Cantors, Elementary Choir, Junior High Choir

School Notes

  • St. Margaret Catholic School provides elementary education in an environment embracing Church, family, & community. SMCS is dedicated to the spiritual, physical, and academic development of children through programs emphasizing religious education, innovative and traditional academic skills, art, computer, music, and physical education.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 281 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,170
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Louisiana is $7,145 for elementary schools and $8,615 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Louisiana is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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