Details overview

Hours 08:10 AM - 03:10 PM
School leader Paige C. Bennett
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Central to the philosophy of St. Angela Merici School is the commitment to the sacredness of each child. Fostering curiosity, creativity, critical thinking and the spirit of collaboration at all ages leads students on a journey of lifelong learning.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Religious

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish

Support

7
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Art room
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs

Early childhood program

Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
Teaching credential
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 16
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 14
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 20
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 24
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 24

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 92% 47%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Black 2% 45%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Flag football
7
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
11
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Flag football
PE classes
Soccer
Swimming
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
PE classes
Soccer
Swimming
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Drama club
Girl Scouts
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools Jesuit Senior High School (Boys)
  Mount Carmel Academy (Girls)
  Brother Martin Junior High School (Boys)
Parent involvement details Parents are an integral part in the success of our students and our school. Our parent Co-op and Men's Club help throughout the year volunteering and fundraising for our school. Parents enjoy field trips, the opportunity to read to classes and volunteering at class parties and events. Many parents come to morning meeting each day to join us in prayer, pledge and the day's inspirational start.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying We work with students, teachers and parents to address and resolve issues quickly. Our counselor works with students to teach strategies to prevent bullying throughout the year.

Awards

Academic award SACS/CASI approved school
Year received 2011

Teachers

7
Staff
including: Speech therapist(s)
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Reading specialist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff details At St. Angela Merici, we provide a comprehensive education where every student has the ability to grow intellectually, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. We invite you to come and see how we make a difference in the lives of our students. Please call and set up a tour soon.

Neighborhood

Transportation details We have a daily car line for pick up and limited bus service.
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Archdiocese of New Orleans

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Private tours are given daily. Please call to make an appointment and see all the wonderful things St. Angela Merici Catholic School has to offer.
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Interview
Transcript

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012