Academics

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“Country Day does an outstanding job of fostering well-rounded young people.”

-Dr. Robert Maupin, Country Day dad
Academic excellence permeates the Pre-K through Grade 12 experience in a style unique to Country Day with its emphasis on:

  • Individual achievement
  • Cooperative learning
  • Experiential learning
  • Integration of subjects
  • Sequenced development of independence in learning
  • Varied teaching methods
  • Learning applied in service to others
  • Expansive use of educational technology
  • Encouragement of individual expression and creativity
  • Challenge at all levels

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  • Photo of Howard Barton

    Mr. Howard Barton , Jr.  

    Upper School Principal
    Phone - (504) 849-3178
    United States Military Academy - BS
    United States Naval War College - MA
    Yale University - MA
    Yale University - MPhil
  • Photo of Paul Frantz

    Mr. Paul Frantz 

    Middle School Principal
    (504)849-3158
    University of Virginia - Bachelor of Arts
    American International College - Master of Education
  • Photo of Mimi Odem

    Mrs. Mimi Odem 

    Metairie Park Country Day School
    Lower School Principal
    504-849-3148
300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005 (504) 837-5204
Established in 1929, Metairie Park Country Day School is a coed private school for New Orleans area students in early childhood through Grade 12. From the elementary grades through upper school, the care and cultivation of each child comes to life in our exciting academic program, creative arts, and competitive athletic offerings.