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St. George's Episcopal School

Private | PK-8 | 300 students

 
 

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $228,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $990.

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4 stars

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2011:
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Posted May 24, 2014

I agree with the lip service comment. St George's tell you exactly what you want to hear but they don't deliver. It was good in the beginning but went down hill quickly. My kids would come home and tell me about all the misbehaviour in the class and how nothing was done. Very inconsistent teaching and homework. They charge a great deal of money for the poor service they provide. We ended pulling our kids out. They are so many other fantastic private schools to pick from.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 8, 2012

All of my children went to St. George's School and received a wonderful education. They all went on to be top students in the high schools of their choice. The individual attention afforded all students makes a big difference.


Posted February 5, 2012

My experience with this school has been unsatisfactory. It has been such a huge disappointment. The school felled on so many different levels to meet our kids needs. You seem to get special privileges depending on status and how much contributions you give. And the other gets attention is, if your children have special needs. Too many different type of kids blended together!! Because the normal kids get lost in the shuffle, so the school can keep their funding for accepting special needs children. It honestly gives ISAS a bad reputation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 16, 2011

Lots of lip service, but little follow through. There is also a LARGE turnover within the faculty, which does not speak well of the school.


Posted September 22, 2011

Our son received an excellent educational foundation at St. George's. He found academic success and developed self confidence that gave him the ability to acheive great heights in high school. We will always be grateful for his years at St. George's. It was wonderful experience for our family.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2011

My kids attend St. George's and it has been a wonderful experience for them and us as a family. The faculty are very loving and patient. The material presented is motivating and has encouraged our kids to strive for excellence. The art program is fantastic. We especially love the gym and athletic facilities. Our kids participated in a variety of activities including, sports, theatre and oratory. My children have also excelled in the French program which is a fabulous foreign language program at St. George's. We would recommend this school to anyone looking for a school with a family feel that challenges the students to excel. There is somthing for everyone at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2011

St. George's tells you what you want to hear when you tour the school, but it does not deliver. The faculty quality is inconsistent and the student/teacher ratio in the classrooms seem to be growing. Our child's experience was positive initially, but we have grown disappointed with her learning situation as the time has gone by. It is definitely not worth its price tag. Your best bet is to look elsewhere.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 1, 2009

My son has attended this school for four years, and it has been a wonderful experience. Outstanding staff, great facilities. Highly recommended.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 4, 2009

St. George's has an excellent teaching staff and really good 'extras' (athletics, art, music, robotics club, gifted program, resource, etc.). They have the best student to teacher ratio in the city, so kids get lots of individualized attention.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 23, 2008

St. George's was a major disappointment for both of my children. The academics are adequate but the problem is that they give more lip service to caring about kids than they actually are capable of. We paid the money but don't feel like we got our money's worth. St. George's does not deserve its reputation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 26, 2008

Excellent school that meets each child's individual needs. A+
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Posted February 4, 2008

St.Georges is a wonderful school. The students are really nice and they are very welcoming. The teachers are of best quality and they don't mind taking out time to work which each child. The campus is positively gorgeous and the art is of the finest. Trus me your child will love this school. In this school your child will get opportunities to go on funominal field trips that will definitely stimulate the mind. The school is just wonderful and the location is great.
—Submitted by a student


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 83% 47%
Black 12% 45%
Hispanic 5% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Special education / special needs

Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Painting
  • Photography
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama
Clubs
  • Student newspaper
  • Yearbook

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Gym

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Gifted / high performing
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
  • Before school
School Leader's name
  • Robert E. Eichberger PhD
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Affiliation
  • Episcopal
Fax number
  • (504) 895-1225

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Gifted / high performing
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Spanish

Resources

School facilities
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Playground
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • fencing
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • fencing

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Painting
  • Photography
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Student newspaper
  • Yearbook
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Uniforms
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Financial aid offered
Yes.

Planning ahead

Students typically attend these schools after graduating
Other ISAS Schools in New Orleans
Benjamin Franklin High School
Catholic high schools
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923 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: (504) 891-5509

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