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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    B
Address
1557 Smede Rd.
Broussard, LA 70518
Telephone
(337) 365-1416

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Required/Recommended Tests

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$16,850
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
22%
Average Financial Aid
From Episcopal School of Acadiana

Experience is everything. From PreK-3 through 12th grade, ESA emphasizes problem-solving, hands-on learning and critical thinking. Students are active participants, experiencing their education through challenge and exploration.

From participatory athletics and arts to a student-driven club system, every student has the opportunity to take part. ESA's Honor Code, strong community, and balance between freedom and responsibility encourage students to develop into people of character who exhibit confidence and independence wherever their lives take them.

Lafayette — PreK-3 – 5

Cade — 6 – 12

Episcopal School of Acadiana Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1340
21 responses
Average ACT
29
59 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.10 responses
Poll
90%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 52 responses
Report
  • Field Day
    21%
  • 9th grade physics cardboard boat contest
    13%
  • Coffee House (all-school talent fest)
    13%
  • Globetrek one-week backpacking trip, 8th grade
    12%
  • Dauphin Island Trip
    10%
  • The musical
    6%
  • Spooktacular Volleyball Tournament
    6%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
624
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.10 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.10 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.15 responses
Poll
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.15 responses
Poll
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.15 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
60%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.5 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.5 responses
Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    B+
Area Feel
Rural
Median Household Income
$55,907
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$729
National
$949
Median Home Value
$131,900
National
$184,700

Episcopal School of Acadiana Reviews

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We relocated to the Lafayette area from another state approximately 4-5 years ago. We always wanted our children to get the very best opportunities within our residential location. Moving from out of state, we quickly learned that ESA offerred the best overall opportunities for our children. The one thing that we notice where the school really continues to struggle at is the lack of diversity! The diversity within this school is grossly over represented on this website. Overall, this is school has a really good curriculum with many different extracurricular activities for the children.
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I enjoyed the environment, classroom sizes, activities, and especially the faculty. The campus reminded me of a mini college with disconnected classrooms and tons of open spaces for the students to socialize, study, and/or play. The classroom sizes were small, ranging from about 5-20 kids, and engaging. The best part about the school was the faculty. The faculty engaged with the students, whether it was inside of the classroom, library, soccer fields, tennis court, or basketball court. The faculty's relationship with the student body is unique, and you could described the community as a close knit family.
I loved the over-all environment of the school. The teachers genuinely cared for their students and it was evident in and outside of the classrooms. The language, mathematics, and science departments are exceptionally, especially the language department. ESA prepares their students for college in not only academic ways, but in many other ways. By having a small student body, ESA influences its students to learn how to interact with teachers, overcome social strife, resolve personal and professional issues, and caters to each individual student by helping them find their own personal best way to learn. This school offers a one-of-a-kind experience that will benefit each student through their life.