The Newman Experience

Isidore Newman School offers a challenging, supportive, and balanced educational experience from early childhood to 12th grade. Whether in the classroom, on the playing field, or in the art studio, students rise to the challenges set for them by caring teachers and coaches. Every child is known and supported at Newman, and students engage meaningfully with peers and teachers to forge relationships that can last a lifetime. A local school with a national reputation, Newman benchmarks against the leading schools in the country, preparing students for a lifetime of intellectual engagement and leadership in their professions and communities. The Newman experience remains a part of you wherever you go.

Why Newman?

Located in the heart of Uptown New Orleans, Newman is the only NAIS-accredited, co-educational, non-sectarian, independent day school in the city of New Orleans. Newman enjoys a national reputation for excellence in academics, athletics, and the arts, with our students matriculating to the most selective colleges in the country. Strong relationships and high expectations provide the foundation for teaching and learning at Newman. 

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List of 2 news stories.

  • Remembering Randy Zell

    The Newman community is saddened by the passing of one of our School’s longest-serving and most beloved educators, Mr. Randal J. Zell. The iconic “Zell,” who served the School for nearly three decades as an Upper School science teacher and a multi-sport coach, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020.
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  • Newman Speech & Debate Team Earns Prestigious Award at Nationals

    Newman's Speech and Debate Team earned the National Speech and Debate Asociation's School of Honor in Debate at this year's national tournament..
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1903 Jefferson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: 504.899.5641
Fax: 504.896.8597
Open 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday
An independent,
co-educational,
non-denominational day
school in New Orleans for
early childhood through 12th grade
Newman admits students without regard to race, religion, color, gender, national and ethnic origin, physical handicap, or sexual orientation, to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities available to students. It does not discriminate in the administration of educational policies, financial aid programs, athletic programs, or any other school-administered programs.