Aug. 7, 2019

To help you find the right school for your child, we’ve provided a directory of Jefferson Parish Schools (Metairie/Kenner/Westbank).

Share the list or keep it as a handy go-to guide of the 2019-2020 school year, including grades taught, tuition for private schools, student/faculty ratios, and fall open house schedules.

Remember, Jefferson Parish public schools' enrollment is based on residence. Click here to find which public school is in your district. Just enter the grade your child is entering and your home address — and, voila! Then scan down our list to find the school contact.

 

Alfred Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School
2801 Bruin Dr., Kenner, 504.443.4564, bonnabel.jpschools.org
Public/Co-ed
Principal: Adam Lanford
Grades Taught: 9th–12th
Tuition: Free
Student/Faculty Ratio: not available at press time
Number of Students: 1,364
Open House: Aug. 20, 6–7 pm


Alice Birney Elementary School 
5829 Hastings St., Metairie, 504.885.1044, birney.jpschools.org
Public/Co-ed
Principal: Debbie Dantin
Grades Taught: Pre-K–5th
Tuition: Free
Student/Faculty Ratio: not available at press time
Number of Students: Approximately 500
Open House: TBD


Archbishop Chapelle High School 
8800 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504.467.3105, archbishopchapelle.org
Catholic/Female
Principal: Leila Benoit
Grades Taught: 8th–12th
Tuition: $8,800
Student/Faculty Ratio: 8:1
Number of Students: 575
Open House: Nov. 7, 6 pm


Archbishop Rummel High School
1901 Severn Ave., Metairie, 504.834.5592, rummelraiders.com
Lasallian/Male
Principal: Marc Milano - Class of ’90
Grades Taught: 8th–12th
Tuition: $8,850
Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1
Number of Students: 675
Open House: Nov. 12, 6 pm


Archbishop Shaw High School
1000 Salesian Lane, Marrero, 504.340.6727, archbishopshaw.org
Catholic/Male
Director: Fr. Louis Molinelli, SDB
Principal: Dr. Mark Williams - Class of ‘85
Grades Taught: 8th–12th
Tuition: $9,000
Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1
Number of Students: 460
Open House: Nov. 12, 6–8 pm


Arden Cahill Academy
3101 Wall Blvd., Gretna, 504.392.0902, ardencahillacademy.com
Private/Co-ed
Principal: Mary Kevin Cahill
Grades Taught: 6 weeks–12th Grade
Tuition: $675/month (Infant Centre); $7,400 (Pre-k3–8th); & $8,000 (9th–12th)
Student/Faculty Ratio: 11:1
Number of Students: 500
Open House: Oct. 10, 6–8 pm (6th–10th) &  Nov. 12, 9 am (Infant Centre through 12th)


Athlos Academy
979 Behrman Hwy., Terrytown, 504.290.2510, athlosjp.org
Charter/Co-ed
Executive Director: Keisha Rogers
Grades Taught: K–7th
Tuition: Free
Student/Faculty Ratio: N/A
Number of Students: 1,000
Open House: Prospective families interested in learning more or enrolling, please visit the website.


Atonement Lutheran Church and School
6500 Riverside Dr., Metairie, 504.887.0225, alcs.org
Lutheran/Co-ed
Principal: Doug Molin
Grades Taught: Pre-K3–8th
Tuition: $2,735–$5,630
Student/Faculty Ratio: 19:1
Number of Students: 230
Open House: Oct. 16, 5–7 pm & Jan. 15, 5–7 pm


Beary Cherry Tree  
3117 Lake Villa Dr., Metairie, 504.455.1950, bearycherrytree.com
Private/Co-ed
Directors: Paula Polito and Colleen Eddington
Grades Taught: Birth–4 years
Tuition: $175/week
Student/Faculty Ratio: 4:1 (Infants), 5:1 (1&2 years), & 10:1 (3&4 years)
Number of Students: 240
Open House: Jan. 24, 3:30–6 pm


East Jefferson High School
400 Phlox Ave., Metairie, 504.888.7171, eastjefferson.jpschools.org
Public/Co-ed
Principal: Benjamin Moscona 
Grades Taught: 9th–12th
Tuition: Free
Student/Faculty Ratio: not available at press time
Number of Students: 1,100–1,200
Open House: TBD


Ecole Classique
5236 Glendale St., Metairie, 504.887.3507, ecoleclassique.com
Private/Co-ed
Principal: David Federico
Grades Taught: 2 years–12th Grade
Tuition: $2,800–$6,100
Student/Faculty Ratio: 15:1
Number of Students: 400
Open House: Call to schedule a tour.
Freeman Learning Center (for students with learning difficulties)
Grades Taught: Pre-K–12th
Tuition: $8,500–$9,400
Number of Students: 400
Open House: Call to schedule a tour.


Grace King High School
4301 Grace King Pl., Metairie, 504.888.7334, king.jpschools.org
Public/Co-ed
Principal: Sharon Meggs-Hamilton
Grades Taught: 9th–12th
Tuition: Free
Student/Faculty Ratio: Varies by grade
Number of Students: 1,370
Open House: Aug. 27


Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies 
1416 Metairie Rd., Metairie, 504.837.8300, haynes.jpschools.org
Public/Advanced Studies/Co-ed
Principal: Karla Russo
Grades Taught: 6th–12th
Tuition: Free
Student/Faculty Ratio: not available at press time
Number of Students: 857
Open House: Oct. 17, 5 pm


Jewish Community Day School
3747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 504.887.4091, jcdsnola.org
Jewish/Co-ed
Head of School: Dr. Brad Philipson
Grades Taught: Infants–6th Grade
Tuition: $975–$1,250 (Infants); $9,285 (Pre-K–K); & $11,665 (1st–6th)
Student/Faculty Ratio: 10:1
Number of Students: 72
Open House: Call to schedule a tour.


John Calvin Presbyterian Playschool
4201 Transcontinental Dr., Metairie, 504.888.1378, johncalvinchurch.org/playschool
Presbyterian/Co-ed
Director: Lauren Crisler Oufnac
Grades Taught: 1 year–Transitional Kindergarten (turning 5 by Dec. 31 of current school year)  
Tuition: $1,700–$3,900
Student/Faculty Ratio: 6:1
Number of Students: 185
Open House: Jan. 16, 6:30 pm & private tours throughout the year.


John Curtis Christian School
Upper School: 10125 Jefferson Hwy, River Ridge, 504.737.4621, johncurtis.com
Christian/Co-ed
Headmaster: J.T. Curtis Jr.
Principal: Leon Curtis
Grades Taught: 7th–12th
Tuition: $7,550–$8,225
Student/Faculty Ratio: N/A
Number of Students: N/A
Open House: Oct. 23, 5:30–7 pm

Lower School: 10931 Jefferson Hwy, River Ridge, 504.737.0208, johncurtis.com
Christian/Co-ed
Principal: Deborah Curtis Eutsler
Grades Taught: 15 months–6th Grade
Tuition: $6,050–$6,750
Student/Faculty Ratio: N/A
Number of Students: N/A
Open House: Oct. 23, 5:30–7 pm


Kehoe-France School 
720 Elise Ave., Metairie, 504.733.0472, kehoe-france.com
Private/Co-ed
Head of School: Dr. Tanya Price 
Grades Taught: 8 weeks–7th Grade
Tuition: $7,920–$10,250
Student/Faculty Ratio: 7:1
Number of Students: 425
Open House: Private tours available upon request.


Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy 
Maine Campus: 2504 Maine Ave., Metairie, 504.233.4720 (Grades 1st–6th), discoveryhsf.org 
Vintage Campus: 201 Vintage Dr., Kenner, 504.267.9470 (Grades 10th–12th)
Rivertown Campus: 415 Williams Blvd., Kenner, 504.267.9467 (Grade K)
Discovery Education Center: 2012 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, 504. 267.9484 (Grades K & 8th–9th)
Charter/Co-ed
Head of School: Patty Glaser, Ph.D
Grades Taught: K–12th
Tuition: Free
Student/Faculty Ratio: 25:2 (K–1st); 25:1 (2nd–8th); & 27:1 (9th–12th)
Number of Students: 1,826
Back to School Nights (for current students only): Sept. 4, 6–7 pm (1st–4th); Sept. 5, 6–7 pm (5th–7th); Sept. 9, 6-7 pm (10th–12th); & Sept. 10, 6–7 pm (K & 8th–9th). Prospective student open house: TBD


Kinder Haus Montessori
5201 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, 504.454.2424, kinderhausmontessori.com
Private/Co-ed
Director: Erika Davis & Angela Perret
Grades Taught: 1 year–K
Tuition: $136–286/week 
Student/Faculty Ratio: Toddlers 6:1 (ages 1–2), Bridge 8:1 (ages 2–4), & Primary 12:1 (ages 3–6)
Number of Students: 69 (per day)
Open House: Call to schedule a tour, by appointment only.


The Little School
2216 Metairie Rd., Metairie, 504.835.9964, thelittleschoolmetairie.com
Episcopal/Co-ed
Director: Renee Hemel 
Grades Taught: 2–5 years
Tuition: $2,550–$5,900
Student/Faculty Ratio: Varies by age group
Number of Students: 65
Open House: Call to schedule a tour.


Metairie Academy for Advanced Studies
201 Metairie Rd., Metairie, 504.833.5539, metairie.jpschools.org
Public-Magnet/Co-ed
Principal: Lisa Babin
Grades Taught: Pre-K–5th
Tuition: Free; Pre-K tuition is income based
Student/Faculty Ratio: varies by age
Number of Students: 380
Parent Orientation: Aug. 20, 6 pm


Metairie Park Country Day School 
300 Park Rd., Metairie, 504.837.5204, mpcds.com
Private/Co-ed
Head of School: Matt Neely
Grades Taught: Pre-K–12th
Tuition: $9,720–$22,000
Student/Faculty Ratio: 8:1 / 18:1 (varies by subject and division level)
Number of Students: 750
Open House: Oct. 24, 6:30 pm (Pre-K); Nov. 21, 6:30 pm (6th–12th); Jan. 8, 8:30 am (3rd–5th); Jan. 14, 8:30 am (K–2nd); & Jan. 16, 8:15 am (6th–12th)


Mount Olive Lutheran Preschool
315 Ridgelake Dr., Metairie, 504.835.3891, mountolivelutheran.net
Lutheran/Co-ed
Director: Virginia Crawford
Grades Taught: 3–4 years
Tuition: $300/month for a ½ day M/W/F program
Student/Faculty Ratio: 5:1
Open House: Call to schedule a tour.


Parkway Presbyterian Preschool
6200 Camphor St., Metairie, 504.733.6340, parkwaypresbyterianchurch.com
Presbyterian/Co-ed
Director: Marlene Cooke
Grades Taught: 18 months–K
Tuition: $1,350–$2,655
Student/Faculty Ratio: varies by age
Number of Students: 135
Open House: Oct. 3, 7 pm (current students) & Jan. 23, 7 pm (prospective students)


Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy
701 Churchill Pkwy, Westwego, 504.838.2249, pftsta.com
Public-Magnet/Co-ed
Principal: Jaime Zapico
Grades Taught: 6th–12th
Tuition: Free
Student/Faculty Ratio: 25:1
Number of Students: 793
Open House: Oct. 8, 4:30–6:30 pm


Phoebe Hearst Elementary School 
5208 Wabash St., Metairie, 504.887.8814, hearst.jpschools.org
Public/Duel Language/Co-ed
Principal: Valentine Williams
Grades Taught: Pre-K–5th
Tuition: Free
Student/Faculty Ratio: Varies by grade
Number of Students: 630
Open House: N/A


Ridgewood Preparatory School
201 Pasadena Ave., Metairie, 504.835.2545, ridgewoodprep.com
Private/Co-ed
Headmaster: M.J. Montgomery Jr.
Grades Taught: Pre-K–12th
Tuition: $5,300-$7,400
Student/Faculty Ratio: 10:1
Number of Students: 230
Open House: Call to schedule a tour.


Riverdale High School
240 Riverdale Dr., Jefferson, 504.833.7288, riverdalehigh.jpschools.org
Public/Co-ed
Principal: Danielle Yunusah
Grades Taught: 9th–12th
Tuition: Free
Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1
Number of Students: 1,110 
Open House: TBD


St. Angela Merici School
835 Melody Dr., Metairie, 504.835.8491, stangelaschool.org
Catholic/Co-ed
Principal: Paige Bennett
Grades Taught: Pre-K2–7th
Tuition: $4,990–$5,350
Student/Faculty Ratio: 12:1
Number of Students: 385
Open House: Call to schedule a tour.


St. Ann Catholic School
4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie, 504.455.8383, stannschool.org
Catholic/Co-ed
Principal: Lindsay S. Guidry
Grades Taught: Pre-K2–7th
Tuition: $2,520–$5,590
Student/Faculty Ratio: 12:1
Number of Students: 850
Open House: Jan. 8, 7:30 pm


St. Catherine of Siena Catholic School
400 Codifer Blvd., Metairie, 504.831.1166, scsgators.org
Catholic/Co-ed
Principal: Kimberlie Kilroy
Grades Taught: Pre-K3–7th
Tuition: $5,678–$5,849
Student/Faculty Ratio: Varies by grade
Number of Students: N/A
Open House: Oct. 10, 7 pm (Middle School) & Jan. 23, 7 pm (Pre-K3–7th)


St. Clement of Rome
3978 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 504.888.0386, scrschool.org
Catholic/Co-ed
Principal: Ms. Kimberly Downes, M.Ed.
Grades Taught: Pre-K27th
Tuition: $5,275 Contributing Parishioner or $5,895 Non-Contributing Parishioner (K–7th); & $5,675 (Pre-K2Pre-K4)
Student/Faculty Ratio: Varies by grade level
Number of Students: 455
Open House: Oct. 24, 7 pm


St. Edward the Confessor School 
4921 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie, 504.888.6353, steddyschool.com
Catholic/Co-ed
Principal: Dr. Thomas Becker
Grades Taught: Pre-K1–7th
Tuition: $5,700
Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
Number of Students: 417
Open House: Nov. 21, 9 am & 7 pm


St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School
4335 Sal Lentini Pkwy, Kenner, 504.468.3524, www.seasschool.org
Catholic/Co-ed
Principal: Joan Kathmann
Grades Taught: Pre-K1–7th 
Tuition: $4,200–$5,175
Student/Faculty Ratio: Varies by grade
Number of Students: 485
Open House: Call to schedule a tour.


St. Francis Xavier School 
215 Betz Pl., Metairie, 504.833.1471, school.stfrancisxavier.com
Catholic/Co-ed
Principal: Barbara Martin
Grades Taught: Pre-K2–7th
Tuition: $5,375–$5,825
Student/Faculty Ratio: 25:1
Number of Students: 440
Open House: Nov. 7, 7–8:30 pm


St. Louis King of France School
1600 Lake Ave., Metairie, 504-833-8224, slkfschool.com               
Catholic/Co-ed
Principal: Pamela K. Schott
Grades Taught: 6 weeks–7th Grade
Tuition: $5,900–$6,100 (Pre-K3–7th); $8,900–$9,500 (year-round plan, 6 weeks–Pre-K2); & $8,000–$8,500 (10-month plan)
Student/Faculty Ratio: Varies by grade
Number of Students: 400
Open House: Call to schedule a tour.


St. Martin’s Episcopal School
225 Green Acres Rd., Metairie, 504.733.0353, stmsaints.com
Episcopal/Co-ed
Head of School: Merry Sorrells
Grades Taught: 8 weeks–12th Grade
Tuition: $11,250–$23,200
Student/Faculty Ratio: 11:1
Total Number of Students: 610
Open House: Oct. 19, 9:30–11:30 am


Thomas Jefferson High School 
17 Gretna Blvd., Gretna, 504.363.4300, tjeff.jpschools.org
Public/Magnet Academy/Co-ed
Principal: Andrew Vincent
Grades Taught: 9th–12th
Tuition: Free
Student/Faculty Ratio: varies by class
Number of Students: 400
Open House: TBD


West Jefferson High School
2200 8th St., Harvey, 504.368.6055, westjefferson.jpschools.org
Public/Co-ed
Principal: Vanessa Brown-Lewis
Grades Taught: 9th–12th
Tuition: Free
Student/Faculty Ratio: 25:1
Number of Students: 1,470
Open House: TBD


Young Audiences Charter School
Salem Lutheran (Grades 8th-9th): 418 4th St., Gretna
Kate Middleton (Grades 2nd-7th): 1407 Virgil St., Gretna
Little YACS (Grades K-1st): 3400 6th St., Harvey
504.304.6332, [email protected]
Public-Charter/Co-ed
CEO: Rickie Nutik
Principal: Dr. Brad Philipson (Middle/High School), Brionne Steward (Lower School)
Grades Taught: K–8th
Tuition: Free
Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1
Number of Students: 200 (K–1st), 300 (8th–9th), 700 (2nd–7th)
Open House: Aug. 5–6, 5 pm (K–1st campus) & 6:30 pm (2nd–7th campus)

 

Note: Each school was contacted before press time, but all information is subject to change. Please confirm directly with the schools.

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