St. Peter Chanel Interparochial School

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.

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1935

Student Body

Total Students313 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St. Peter Chanel Interparochial School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Softball, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,


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.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school, elementary school and preschool to St. Peter Chanel Interparochial School is Riverside Academy (9.3 miles away)
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The average private school tuition in Louisiana is $5,831 for elementary schools and $8,443 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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