About

McGehee at a Glance

McGehee At A Glance

List of 8 items.

  • Campus & History

    • Founded 1912 as an independent college-preparatory school for girls
    • 10 Buildings, 6 Historic Homes
    • Honor Code since 1921, led by Student Government
    • Newest addition is Mathilde Hall, 2318 St. Charles Avenue, home to our premier early childhood program, Little Gate.
  • Student Body

    • All girls
    • PK-12
    • Non-denominational
    • Approximately 500 students
    • Student:Faculty Ratio 8:1 overall
    • Student diversity 18-20%, over 25 cultures represented
  • Faculty

    • 125 full time faculty members
    • 36 part time faculty members
    • 70 faculty members with advanced degrees
  • Academics

    • 100% graduates attend college
    • STEAM – Science, technology, engineering, arts and math, PK-12
    • Honors and/or AP courses offered in every discipline
    • Foreign Language PK-12, Latin 5&6
    • Nationally recognized Service Learning curriculum
    • Mock Trial, regional champions
    • Mentorship Program senior year
  • Athletics

    • 75% of Middle School girls and 55% of Upper School girls participate in at least one sport
    • Volleyball State Champions 2015 and 2008
    • Long Jump State Champion 2016
    • Click here to see a list of all athletic accolades
  • College Acceptances

    • 86%  of 2017 graduates were accepted into first choice college
    • 100% of 2017 graduates were accepted into one or more of their top three colleges
  • Alumnae & Development

    • 2,330 living alumnae
    • 40% alumnae participation in Annual Giving
    • 94% parent participation in Annual Giving
    • 100% faculty participation in Annual Giving
    • $684,052 total donations to Annual Giving
    • 359 members of the Edna Heft Society (donors who have given 10 or more years consecutively)
    • 104 members of the Society of 1912 (donors who have included McGehee in their estate plans)
  • Affiliations

    • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) 
    • Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) 
    • National Coalition of Girls’ School (NCGS) 
    • Online School for Girls (OSG) charter member
2343 Prytania Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-561-1224
publications@mcgeheeschool.com
Louise S. McGehee School is a private independent all-girls school for Pre-K through grade 12 and open to all qualified girls regardless of race, religion, national or ethnic origin.