Admissions

Berchmans Academy is a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools. The network consists of twenty-two educational institutions in the United States and Canada and over two hundred schools internationally. All of the network schools are rooted in the philosophy and vision of St. Madeline Sophie and are guided by the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. As a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools in the United States, Berchmans Academy commits itself to educating students, with a focus on educating the whole child, in:

  • a personal and active faith in God
  • a deep respect for intellectual values
  • a social awareness which impels to action
  • the building of community as a Christian value
  • personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.

Berchmans Academy is accredited by the Louisiana Department of Education, Cognia and the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and is a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, and other professional associations. Berchmans Academy admits students of any race, religion, nationality, or ethnic origin who are qualified academically. Applicants to the school are considered on the basis of their application, previous school records, teachers’ recommendations, and personal interview. Entrance tests are required and administered at the school by appointment. The Admissions Committee interviews prospective students and makes recommendations for admission.

For more information on Berchmans Academy, please contact:

D’Lane Wimberley Thomas
Director of Admissions
Telephone: 337.662.7064
E-mail: admissions@sshcoteau.org