St. Peter Chanel School is ultimately owned and operated bytheBishop of the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge.
This is the caseofall Catholic Schools located in the Diocese of Baton Rouge.AllDiocesan Catholic schools, including ours, is under thesupervisionof the Diocesan Superintendent of Schools, and isoperated instrict accordance with provisions of the AdministrativeManualpublished by the Diocesan Catholic Schools Office.
S.P.C.supportsand enforces all Diocesan policies. Our curriculum isapproved bythe State of Louisiana and the Catholic Diocese of BatonRouge andexceeds the requirements of the State Board of Education.Wechallenge our students to achieve more than the minimumstandardsrequired for promotion.
In addition to Reading, LanguageArts,Science, Social Studies, and Math, our students have dailyclassesin Religion.
The curriculum is enriched and enhancedthroughclasses in computer, physical education, and library.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 313 students
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Peter Chanel Interparochial School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Louisiana for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1935

Student Body

Total Students
313 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. Peter Chanel Interparochial School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
4-H, Beta, Student Council

School Notes

  • Located in St. James Parish, St. Peter Chanel School offersgrades PK3-8. Students qualifying in 8th grade can earn high schoolcredit in Algebra I and English I. St. Peter Chanel School offersstudents an opportunity to participate in sports, music, dramaprograms and Art classes for grades 2-8. St. Peter Chanel's missionis to provide a Christ centered curriculum that enables our youngpeople to integrate the teachings of their Catholic-Christian faithinto every aspect of their lives.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 313 students
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 15 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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