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Metairie, LA
Students enrolled: 634

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6600 Kawanee Avenue
Metairie, LA 70003

(504) 887-5600
(504) 456-6857
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October 18, 2015
Primary teachers at this school work hard to see that students are cared for and learn. Pk-2nd grade.

- submitted by a parent
Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective
October 18, 2015
Many Teachers assign but do not teach. They feel it is the students responsibility to learn material on their own. They say they are getting them ready for high school in 5th grade.

- submitted by a parent
Amount of homework: Too much
October 18, 2015
3rd graders can spend up to fours hours a night doing homework and learning material for upcoming tests. Middle School students spend on average of four hours a night.

- submitted by a parent
Develops respect: Strongly disagree
October 18, 2015
Many teachers degrade students in front of others. Students witness this and think it's ok not to respect others.

- submitted by a parent
Develops empathy: Strongly disagree
October 18, 2015
Token students are allowed to bully and harass other students. Many of their teachers are down right mean. The "whole child" is not taken into consideration.

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
October 18, 2015
This school has favorites. Only those students are included in sports. They give extra help to only those they deem worthy. Middle school issues demerits for the most ridiculous things but turns a blind eye to the big things.

- submitted by a parent

October 18, 2015
This principal needs to retire. She does not come out her office. Her attitude towards parents and their concerns is unacceptable. She doesn't want to hear about problems with students and teachers. The majority of the middle school teachers do not care about the children and some do not teach and only assign work. They leave the teaching up to the parents.

- submitted by a parent

September 14, 2014
My son really likes the school, but as a parent I have an issue. Every time I try to contact the financial department, they never call me back.

- submitted by a parent

August 25, 2010
We are in our third year at SPN. Our daughter started in P3 and is now in kindergarten. The teachers are wonderful and our daughter loves to go to school. She was reading and writing in PK4 and is now writing sentences in kindergarten. She has been very prepared for each grade. We very pleased with the school!

- submitted by a parent
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March 02, 2010
My children are in 5th and 7th grade at SPN and have been attending since preschool. Academically, my chidren have excelled. Their teachers have always been caring and considerate and my children feel very comfortable and safe at school. This school does a great job preparing the kids for high school.

- submitted by a parent

May 08, 2009
We have 2 children in the Pre-K program and are very happy with their progress. Our oldest is in PK4 presently and has really excelled in her learning. She starterd at St. Philip in PK2. Our youngest is in PK2 and has a really great vocabulary and talks so much more. I would have never been able to give our children a great base for their education at home. St. Philip offers an excellent early education program.

- submitted by a parent

November 19, 2008
This school is wonderful. We have been through two years in the PK programs and find it to be excellent. All of the teachers are very warm, compassionate people that are great with the young children. There is tons of parent involvement which is so important. We are very happy with the school.

- submitted by a parent

May 26, 2008
I would rate this school as excellent. As a former parent and teacher, I feel that what is important in a school is curriculum and order and stability. The school is on the cutting edge of new technology and educational practices. In addition, security measures have been implemented to keep all students and faculty/staff safe. I have always had access to teachers and administration in a timely fashion. This site is a good means for prospective parents who may not be familiar with the school to learn more about it; however, I am concerned that this could become a forum for a few disgruntled parents to vent their frustration, which could in turn affect the school's overall rating unfairly.

- submitted by a community member

April 30, 2008
My daughter has been attending since PK3 and we love the school. All the staff is very kid friendly and also attentive to the parents.

- submitted by a parent

February 22, 2008
My kids are treated like gold. It is a great Catholic School with loving teachers.

- submitted by a parent

January 14, 2008
This school is only so so. My daughter has been attending since PK3 and we have had trouble with the teachers paying attention to the students. The principle is always away on trips and vacation. For the amount of money spent on this school you would be better off somewhere else.

- submitted by a parent

September 06, 2007
My son started at St. Philip Neri School in their 3 year old program. He is currently in kindergarten. I have been very pleased with SPN. I was amazed at what my son learned in the PK-3 and PK-4 programs as I expected it to be more like a 'glorified' nursery school! The faculty has been great so far! My son's teachers have been thoughtful, caring and wonderful! SPN offers many opportunities for parents to be involved in their children's education, as well. I am very happy with St. Philip Neri School and would recommend it highly!

- submitted by a parent

August 17, 2005
Our children like this school, especially because of the multitude of after school activities available. They also have a nice tutoring course available if needed. We have found that all but a handful of teachers are very caring, intelligent, and helpful. This is a very parentally involved school, more than I personally have ever seen. I would like to see an art program implemented. I find that to be one of the only things lacking. I would also say that one downfall, in my opinion, is that there seems to be little attention paid to parents thoughts on many issues. Decisions, especially involving large money issues, should involve parents feelings. After all, we are the ones who pay.

- submitted by a parent
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St. Philip Neri School
6600 Kawanee Avenue, Metairie, LA  70003
(504) 887-5600
Last modified St. Philip Neri School is a Private school that serves grades PK-7
St. Philip Neri School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top