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PK-12
Private
Metairie, LA
Students enrolled: 284

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5236 Glendale Street
Metairie, LA 70006

(504) 887-3507
(504) 887-8140
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January 07, 2013
We pulled my nephew from AC Alexander and put him here after Thanksgiving. He loves it. He looks forward to going back to school. Parent teacher communication is wonderful. His grades went to A's. The only thing I do not like is the cursing the older students do. I was in the office one day with my nephew who is 10 and some boys came in saying some very bad words and the teachers in the office did not say a word. I do not believe any child, no matter their age, should be allowed to talk like that in school.

- submitted by a parent
May 29, 2012
My son went to Ecole from Pre-K through his Senior year, graduating just last week. Not once did I have any problem or complaint with the faculty or staff, which I found to be dedicated, competent, responsive, and nuturing. I am very pleased with my decision to send my child to Ecole. Although the school's physical plant may not be the best, this school has heart - miles and miles of heart. Go Spartans.

- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2012
I went to Ecole for high school, graduated in 07, and would have to say that it was the best choice i could have made. Being a student at Ecole is like being part of a huge family. You are surrounded by teachers who care. The classes are small so it gives students a chance to become close with their teachers as well as other students. I wouldn't be the person i am today without the faculty of Ecole. Coming into high school I was lost, no direction and had a bad attitude. By the time i graduated I had changed into a person with goals and dreams i wanted to accomplish. I met many great people through Ecole, and still keep in touch with my friends i had met there. Mr. David is a wonderful person and almost a father like figure in the eyes of the students. To sum it all up, the building may not be "pretty" but the faculty and staff of Ecole are amazing and you will never regret sending your child here, not matter what age.

- submitted by a community member
November 01, 2011
One more thing, the children along with my nephews who are below 10 years old do not deserve to hear the foul mouths from the coaches and the players, if they want to curse like sailors move the baseball field away from the homes it is now by. I am not a saint, but I also don't talk with a foul mouth in front of children.

- submitted by a community member
October 28, 2011
I won't deny some of what the other comments have written down below, but I will say there is alot more good then bad. This school is a family to alot of these so call bad kids! Maybe these children aren't bad they are just misunderstood! The teachers at Ecole take their time with them and truly care about them. And as for the owners, they treat these kids as they were their own. Yes, the school may not be perfect but what school is?! So instead of insulting the school and the owners.... maybe people should come around and help them out! They are great people. Every child deserves an education. Even if they were kicked out of another school. And another thing, as for the school being an eye sore. Not really! Oh the coaches..... so go get your stones to cast since you must be a saint! Ecole is a great school that cares for their students. They are by far perfect but perfect for me and my son! I love the school, the teachers, the parents, sports, and the owners.

- submitted by a community member
October 17, 2011
Ecole can be classified as a poor man's private school. Compared to other top notch private schools, tuition is cheap. This is a mom and pop run organization. The facility is in deplorable condition. The dollars must be going into their pockets and not into upkeep and restoration. Things have gotten worse with the younger Frederico's running the school. They will take kids who have been kicked out of other schools. If your child likes sports, go somewhere else. They have no athletic program.

- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2011
I went to ecole from kindergarten through senior year. very political school..play sports (I couldn't) and you could do whatever you wanted, i was teased, no one cared. no one did a thing about it. very boring. as an adult i have depression, please don't send your child here

- submitted by a community member
May 09, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
December 08, 2009
The worst part about Ecole was having to graduate. I attended Ecole from the age of three until I graduated last year and I would do anything to go back. The negative things most people have to say about Ecole have to do with the campus and the sports but what difference do those things make? And the comments about the teachers being unhelpful are absolutely wrong. Any teacher (and the principle too) in the building is willing to help any student at anytime. Sending your child to Ecole Classique is one of the best experiences you can give to them.

- submitted by a student
no rating September 29, 2009
wonderful faculty and staff.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2009
My daughter recently transferred to Ecole after 11 years in Catholic school. She has been welcomed with open arms by caring teachers, administration and students. Although the campus may not be state-of-the-art, I feel there are more important aspects of education.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 09, 2009
one of the worst school i have ever went to.. Seriously if u have the choice to sent ur kid there.. please dont. teachers r horrib;e. the principle mr. david dont listen to theor students at all. nothing is great there. everyone has an attidude there. the school conditation is super duper haoorible. Honestly, its a big time waste of money. & im talking with myown persoanl experican. please dont let ur kid attend that skool. everything is just horrible.

- submitted by a student
June 05, 2009
My children went to Ecole from 2 years old through high school. They have excelled in college and beyond. They had the opportunity to experience and participate in many activities. The administration and the teachers gave them the confidence to dare to strive for their dreams. In any situation, you get out of a school what you put into it. It is truly a family and they rejoice when their students do well but they will do anything to help a student who is struggling as long as they are willing to try.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2009
I have a son at Ecole (5 yrs), a step-son who attended Ecole for 1 year in high school (along with many other schools), and a nephew in high school at Ecole (7 yrs) I have a step-daughter attending 3rd at St. Edwards. From personal experience, Ecole is a better choice than many schools in the area. The way the students are taught is superior. The school building isn't in top shape but I would rather a school that invests in the children rather than a superficial front. There are problem children in Ecole but this is true with every private and public school. There percentages of drop outs, pregnancies and drug related incidents are low compared. Small classes, quality education and personal attention to each child's needs is what you will receive at Ecole. The tuition is comparable or less that other private 'sociable' schools. ~Parent & Aunt~

- submitted by a parent
April 16, 2009
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- submitted by a student
March 18, 2009
I have attended ecole my entire life and i think its wonderful. I have Mr. David as a teacher and he is one of the best teachers i have ever had. maybe the sport teams arent great however the coaches never give up. They do accept everyone and give everyone a chance. some things do need to be fixed up but as for the education it is amazing.

- submitted by a student
March 02, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
January 30, 2009
Ecole has to be one of the worse schools we have had to deal with. In my opinion, the faculty is inept at best and the left hand doesn t know what the right is doing. They have an attitude that they are the best but frankly that is the furthest from the truth. Students are just dollar signs to them and half the student population seem to be juvenile delinquents or personality disorders. You will pay more to send you child here than at other schools and not get the same quality education. For what you pay it s a wonder what it is spent on since they don t actually take care of or invest in their buildings or property. This school is a joke and sadly they know it. If you have a choice to send them there, don t you will only be making a big mistake.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 30, 2009
Not sure where to start. I think the staff is rude, mean and very uncaring towards the children. Our child did not do well at all here. It got so bad that our kid would cry every morning before having to go to school. When you ask for help from the teachers you get a hard time for asking them to do there job. The school building is gross. I felt awful leaving my child there. It was so dirty it was just depressing. I took my child out asap, I recommend that you don t send your children here.

- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2009
I attended Ecole Classique from kindergarten to fifth grade before I left and attended a public middle school in plaqumines parish. I returned for high school and spent my freshman and sophomore years there. I enjoyed my elementary school experiences, but when I returned for high school I was stunned at how much the school had changed. Mr. Greg, the elementary school principal, is a nice guy to the young students, but he is a complete jerk to high school students. Their rules are simply idiotic. Including a rule that hair must be cut above the ear. Sure this is fine, if we lived in the 1950's. Most of the teachers are jokes. It didn't even seem like there were any set lesson plans. Of course, there were exceptions, but not many. So - the elementary school 4 stars and the high school 1. Don't waste your money.

- submitted by a community member
December 26, 2008
i am a student at Ecole, and yes the school is in very bad condition. The environment is not suitable for proper education. The school is very dirty, and run down. Many things need to be fixed and replaced badly. I truly don't know where the money my parents pay goes. But, you won't find another school that has a caring understanding principal like, Mr.David. He cares a lot about the students and yes he may accept anyone, but hes giving them a chance in life and for a better education. The coach's put forth an extreme amount of effort to help our teams perform to the best of their abilities. The school is really a good place, it just needs some work. But, we are a small school with a big heart. GO SPARTANS.

- submitted by a student
June 26, 2008
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October 16, 2007
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October 14, 2007
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- submitted by a student
June 10, 2007
I attend ecole. I will be a sophmore next school year. I have only been in three different schools including Ecole. Ecole is by far the best school i have attended. If you need help help because your having a hard time with a subject the teachers will help you until you understand it and have it downpacked if your willing to stay for help but they don't force you. The coaches and Mr. David encourage everyone to join extracurricular activities. As for the lunches they could be much better and they are improving a bit but it could be better. The campus is not in the best condition but I don't go to school for a nice campus I go for a good education. The Ecole faculty prides themselves on be great educators and that is what they are.

- submitted by a student
January 10, 2007
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- submitted by a student
January 02, 2007
my child attendend ecole classique for 10 years and i have to say i was probably one of the best decisions of my life. the school might not have the best campus but the eductional quality is truly amazing i reccomend to anyone that they send there child there for a wonderful education

- submitted by a parent
November 22, 2006
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- submitted by a student
November 22, 2006
Ecole Classique is a very accepting school if you have a problem and you need to get help for it. They have classes for kids that have different ways of learning and I believe that Ecole helps you become a much better person. So what if the campus needs some minor things done to it? The Spartans may not have the absolute best teams, but you got to give it to those volleyball players, who are constantly working for better achievemenent. I have nothing but good to say about this school.

- submitted by a student
January 21, 2006
My children attended Ecole Classique, one for eight years and one for seven. This was one of the worst mistakes I have ever made in my life. The school is quite frankly a joke. It is extremely dirty, the education is very poor, and the adminitration shows no care for what the students do. My children attended other schools after Ecole Classique and both agree that they are getting a far better education from other schools then that of Ecole. The extracurricular activities exist, but they are a joke. The parents of Ecole Classique simply pride themselves upon image, not the care of the school or the students. I do not recomend this school to anyone. My advice is to search elsewhere for a good school.

- submitted by a parent
January 01, 2006
My children attented Ecole Classique. One for 7 years and the other for 4 years. While I feel the education they received at the school was excellent, the rest of the school experience was very disappointing. The campus is rundown and very dirty. There were numerous problems with broken air conditioners and dirty bathrooms. The school does not have a real cafeteria, therefore the 'lunches' the school offers are prepackaged sandwiches and the like which were terrible. Some extracurricular activities, but not what you would hope to find in a school. For the amount of money you will pay, you may want to consider some other schools.

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
March 17, 2005
Ecole Classique is the best school. I went there my whole life, there were some problems but they were worked out. I would'nt change a thing about Ecole. I dont know where i'd be today if it werent for that school and the people who run it. Everyone is so friendly and they will help you with anything. They make school one of the best parts of life. Ecole is like my second home, your always welcomed there. GO SPARTANS !

- submitted by a student
February 07, 2005
I'm not going to lie about this school, I think that it's the worst school. They worry more about rather or not the student has the right socks on then their education. The administraion has no control over the students, and they take in students that have nowhere else to go. They have pleanty of sports and extracurricular activities, but the coaches do not do anything. The school is disgusting, its just dirty. I find the only positive thing about this school, is that it is very small and everyone is known, the teachers know every students name.

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2005
My children have attended Ecole for the past 6 years. I have been extremely pleased with the personal attention my children have received from the faculty. They are excited about learning and this is conveyed to the students. I feel they are receiving an excellent, well-rounded education. There are fewer extracurricular activities than other schools due to the size of the school, but all students are encouraged to participate in activities. The level of parent involvement is mediocre at best. There is no formal PTA or other parent group; however, whenever I have a problem or concern, the administration is quick to work with me. I have found that the administration has a wonderful rapport with the students and they are truly dedicated to helping the children. My children love the school and I've been pleased.

- submitted by a parent
December 15, 2004
This school is quite frankly a joke! The administration is terrible and the school takes drop outs from all the other local schools.

- submitted by a parent
March 07, 2004
My child attended Ecole from Kindergarten through Graduation. I feel the school provided a very complete and rounded education. Here the student is able to join as many or as few extra curricular activities as they please. If you try out for a team, you are on that team. Also your child does not need a name tage, the faculty knows them by name.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2003
My daughter transfered to Ecole Classique after a couple of years of being mistreated at another private school. I have nothing but positive statements to make about Ecole. My daughter was welcomed into the school by both the students, and the faculty. There, she blossomed into the young woman she has become today. Hats off to Ecole Classique! We will be forever grateful!

- submitted by a parent
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Ecole Classique
5236 Glendale Street, Metairie, LA  70006
(504) 887-3507
Last modified Ecole Classique is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Ecole Classique Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 38 reviews. Top