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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 298 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,170
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
School History

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
298 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
St. Margaret Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
2 courses
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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Margaret Catholic School cost?
St. Margaret Catholic School's tuition is approximately $5,170 for private students.
What schools are St. Margaret Catholic School often compared to?
St. Margaret Catholic Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hamilton Christian Academy by visitors of our site.
What sports does St. Margaret Catholic School offer?
St. Margaret Catholic School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Football, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is St. Margaret Catholic School's ranking?
St. Margaret Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Louisiana for: Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Margaret Catholic School?
The application deadline for St. Margaret Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 298 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,170
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Louisiana is $7,858 for elementary schools and $9,519 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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