Jesuit High School (New Orleans)
|Jesuit High School|
|4133 Banks Street|
|Slogan||Men of Faith / Men for Others|
|Song||Jesuit Fight Song|
|Team name||Blue Jays|
Jesuit High School is an all-male, college-preparatory,
The mission of Jesuit High School as a Catholic, college preparatory school is to develop in its students the competence, conscience, and compassion that will enable them to be men of faith and men for others. A service program is an integral part of the Jesuit High experience.
More than 99% of graduates go on to colleges and universities. Jesuit ranks among the top private schools in the nation in number of
Selective admission to Jesuit is based on previous academic performance, recommendations of teachers, principals, and/or church parish pastors, promise of future development, and the desire of the student to profit from the moral, spiritual, academic, and physical programs offered by the school. In the long history of the school, no student has been refused admission because his family could not afford to pay all or part of the tuition. For students who qualify for admission, but whose families cannot afford the tuition, Jesuit has a generous financial assistance program. In the 2012-13 academic year, Jesuit provided families with more than $650,000 in tuition assistance, based on financial need only. Jesuit does not award academic or athletic scholarships. Tuition is near the lowest among private schools in the New Orleans area, $9,150 in 2017-2018. Fees are assessed for retreats ($6–$100, varies by grade), for computer class ($50), and for graduation ($100).
In 1967, Jesuit became the first high school in the country to have a
Guest speakers at Assembly have included alumnus