About ESA

Episcopal School of Acadiana is an independent day school for students in grades PK3 through 12. We believe in creating an environment that challenges students to grow, to think, and to achieve. At ESA, you'll join a community of scholars in which students and teachers share a love of learning and a commitment to the pursuit of excellence from within. 

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  • #1

    College Prep Private H.S.
    Ranked the #1 college prep private high school in Louisiana by Niche.com
  • 13

    Average Class Size
    Small classes foster strong relationships between teachers and students. 
  • 16

    AP Courses Offered
    90% of students scored 3 or higher on at least one AP exam.
  • 61

    Faculty members with 
    master's degrees
    Eight ESA faculty members hold doctorates.
  • 79%

    Athletic Participation
    79% of ESA students in 6th-12th grades participate in athletics.
  • 90

    State Championships
    ESA athletic teams have earned 90 State Championships since 1979.
  • 5.8M

    Merit Aid Awarded
    The Class of 2022 received college merit scholarships totaling more than $5.8M.


Our Fly on the Wall series takes you into our classrooms as ESA teachers explain the innovative ways they engage students in academic exploration and share their enthusiasm for their subjects. 


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Episcopal School of Acadiana

Episcopal School of Acadiana is a private coeducational day school for students in grades PK3 through 12. Our mission is to instill in every student the habits of scholarship and honor.

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ESA does not discriminate on the basis of physical disability, race, religion, gender, or national or ethnic origin.
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