Apply to ESA

6th through 12 Grade

Students who enter ESA's middle and upper schools begin a journey to independence that allows them to take responsibility for their own learning, to pursue their passions and to grow in a community founded on mutual respect and a love for learning.

How to Apply

List of 5 items.

  • Application for Admission

    To apply online, please complete the Online Application

    To apply using a paper application, please complete this Application for Admission and return it to ESA with the $50 application fee. 
  • Campus Tour

    If you haven’t already, now is time to make an appointment for a campus tour or a school day visit. During a school day visit, a student shadows a current ESA student in the same grade level. We encourage you to take advantage of the opportunity to experience life at ESA.
  • Submit all relevant educational and testing information including:

    • academic transcripts, report cards, teacher comments
    • standardized test scores
    • letters of recommendation from current teacher(s) or caregiver
    • any other relevant educational testing results or information
  • For grades 6 through 12, student candidates for admission are assessed using several different measures. Typically the measures include:

    • the Otis-Lennon School Ability Test
    • the Reading Comprehension section of the ERB
    • the Quantitative Reasoning section of the ERB
    • a short writing sample
  • Admissions Testing

    Admissions testing usually takes about 2.5 hours. The results of the assessment process are shared with your family.


List of 4 frequently asked questions.

List of 1 members.

  • Jon Berthelot 

    Admissions Director
    (337) 365-1416 x235

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.

Episcopal School of Acadiana (Lafayette Campus)

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