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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  • Announcing Newman’s Science & Technology Center

    Newman is excited to announce construction is underway on a new Science and Technology Center. In April the School broke ground on a 30,000 sq. ft. building with state-of-the-art classroom laboratories, Signature Labs for long-term experiments, collaborative work spaces, and a new Makerspace. 

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  • Green Trees’ First Day of School

    Teachers and administrators were just as excited as the children as they opened the doors of Green Trees Early Childhood Village for the first day of school. With bright smiles and wide eyes the youngest students took their first tentative steps on their educational journey. Click through for more on the first day of Green Trees.
  • Newman Has Strongest Finish in Years at Speech and Debate Nationals

    Newman’s Speech and Debate team showed a strong presence at the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Birmingham, Alabama, and both debate coaches, Greg Malis and Alma Nicholson, were selected for special honors at the event.

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    School Wide Welcome

    Michael Lupin Field
  • Aug

    SAT Administration at Newman

    Students should arrive by 7:45 a.m. to check in and locate testing room.  Be sure to bring a calculator and #2 pencils.  Doors close at 8:00 a.m. and testing begins at 8:15 a.m. sharp.
    Lemle 2nd Floor - All Classrooms
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,
non-denominational day
school in New Orleans for
early childhood through 12th grade