St Margaret Catholic School

  • 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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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedVarying Special Needs
Year Founded1949

Student Body

Total Students281 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St Margaret Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses2 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,170
Tuition NotesSMCS offers 3 different tuition rates based upon church parish membership.
Admissions DirectorKelli Fontenot

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
FootballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

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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The average private school tuition in Louisiana is $5,828 for elementary schools and $8,182 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).