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Prospective Parent Open House

When:
Where: 239 Barrow St.

Friday, January 28, 2022
8:30 AM

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If you are unable to attend the virtual Open House or would like to schedule a private tour, please contact the school.
985-872-5573 SMES_info@stmattshouma.org
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Contact the school to schedule a private tour. Tours are available most days this summer! SMES_info@stmattshouma.org

Welcome to Saint Matthew's Episcopal School

History


St. Matthew’s Episcopal School is an elementary school offering a complete academic curriculum with excellence in education in a nurturing Christian environment as our primary goal. St. Matthew’s Episcopal School dates back to 1947 when Mrs. Margaret Odom opened a Kindergarten. In 1970, a day school embracing Kindergarten through third grade became a reality. Thereafter, an additional class was added annually until the seventh grade level was reached. Today, St. Matthew’s Episcopal School, under the leadership of Head of School, Thomas Soudelier, operates an institution of learning consisting of Pre-K3 through seventh grade.

St. Matthew’s Episcopal School occupies a unique position in its community. We serve the same diverse and vibrant Terrebonne-Lafourche community as several other private schools, yet we are a small school, rooted in traditions of Christian service and global awareness. By using a variety of instructional strategies and learning opportunities, St. Matthew’s addresses the academic, spiritual, and psychosocial needs of our students and fosters a strong sense of personal and social responsibility.

The goal of any school must be to create a learner, not only with a strong academic foundation but one who also has ethical character traits and accepts responsibility for his or her actions. St. Matthew’s actively seeks a diverse student body and welcomes children of all races and religious faiths, but we are by conviction a school of the Episcopal Church under the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana. St. Matthew’s Episcopal School has a tradition of over seventy years of excellence in education.

S. Myers McAllister Scholarship Fund

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Many have expressed a desire to honor the life and legacy of Mr. Myers McAllister in a meaningful and enduring way.  Therefore we have decided to set up a scholarship fund in his name.

By donating you will be making a huge difference in the lives of children in our community. He dedicated his life to the education of children, and we hope by means of this scholarship fund, to continue his legacy by touching the lives of children in our community for generations to come.

To help us create the S. Myers McAllister Scholarship Fund, please donate cash or check payable to St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church.  We can also process credit cards via our St. Matthew’s Church App.  Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for your generosity.