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St. Theodore's Holy Family Catholic School

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Posted August 5, 2012

St. Theodore Holy Family Catholic is an excellent school. The teachers and staff are dedicated to the intellectual and spiritual development of each student.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 21, 2012

Holy Family is an excellent school. My two boys (1st and 4th graders)love this school. The teachers are dedicated, caring and patient.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 17, 2006

I went to Holy Family Catholic School four years ago. I am a straight A student, in college preparation courses and advance classes. Holy Family was a great school, and I miss it incredibly. When I have kids, I am definitely planning on sending them here. The school definitely helped build me academically, spiritually, and a person.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 14, 2006

As a former teacher of Holy Family, I found it be a wonderful and spiritual community for children. My co-workers were committed to a wholistic education, one that encompasses the the mind, body, and soul. In regards to the lassitude of the teachers, I saw no such thing. The teachers were extremely qualified and competent in their positions. Obviously, we were not there for the money.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted August 8, 2006

I think this school was wonderful! We fould this school after Hurricane Katrina and they made my children feel welcome and at home. They loved and cared for them. My children made great friends and we are sad to be moving back and leaving them behind. They made us feel like part of the family!
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Posted May 9, 2006

I have no idea what this parent is talking about.... As the parent of a high school junior, who attended Holy Family Pre-K through 8th grade, I would have to disagree. My son has been and is in advanced placement classes including Math. He carries a 4.0 gpa and as a high school sophmore made a 24 on his ACT, he took the ACT again as a junior and scored a 27. I think this speaks volumes for Holy Family Catholic School!
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Posted May 8, 2006

I have no idea what this parent is talking about.... As a parent of a high school junior, who attend Holy Family Catholic School Pre-K through 8th grade, I would have to disagree. My son is in and has been in advanced placement Math classes and carries a 4.0 gpa. As a sophmore he took the ACT scoring a 24, as a junior he again took the ACT and scored a 27, I think this says volumes for Holy Family Catholic School!
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Posted April 25, 2005

I found this school to be very disappointing. I did not find out until my kids got older that instead of holding them back because they were way too weak in math and reading, they just passed them along. Now my kids are struggling to catch up because of the laziness of the teachers. They never called to tell me my kids were having problems, and they always made good grades. But they were way behind the national average and couldn't even read! I would recommend either St. Margaret's or ICCS over this school
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 84% 47%
Hispanic 6% 4%
Black 4% 45%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Two or more races 2% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Jennifer Bellon
Affiliation
  • Roman catholic
Fax number
  • (337) 855-2809

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  • Diocese of Lake Charles
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785 Sam Houston Jones Parkway
Lake Charles, LA 70611
Phone: (337) 855-9465

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