Public and Private Schools
Lafourche Parish has several excellent public and private schools. Primary & Secondary enrollment based on the 2008/2009 school year is listed below:
Students planning to attend Louisiana Public Schools for the first time are required to have the following information: birth certificate; proof of immunization; and eye, ear and dental exams. Additionally, a social security number for each student and proof of address must be presented. For complete information, contact the Lafourche Parish School Board 985-446-5631. For more information, visit the Lafourche Parish School website at http://lafourche.k12.la.us/.
Thibodaux’s Private Schools include the following:
- E. D. White Catholic High School 985-446-8486
- St. Genevieve Catholic School 985-447-9291
- St. Joseph Elementary School 985-446-1346
- Thibodaux Academy 446-0712
- eLearning 985- 447-5994
Bayou Community Academy – 985-446-3011
The City of Thibodaux is home to an outstanding university and technical college. Why drive anywhere else when higher education is in your backyard? Within 100 miles of Thibodaux, there are 11 four-year universities and 5 two-year colleges.
Nicholls State University is located in the heart of Cajun Country an area rich in tradition and culture. The 210 acre campus, once part of historic Acadia Plantation, fronts on Bayou Lafourche about 50 miles southwest of New Orleans and 60 miles southeast of Baton Rouge. For more information, please visit: http://www.nicholls.edu.
Louisiana Technical College: Lafourche Campus offers courses in computers, clerical, carpentry, and welding. The Technical College is well known for its carpentry program which bids out and builds a house at the school. Then the house is moved to its lot in the Thibodaux area. The Voc-Tech has built over ten houses to date. The Technical college is located at 1425 Tiger Drive, Thibodaux, LA. 985-447-0924. http://region3.ltc.edu