Educational Overview

The education program at The Willow School New Orleans is embedded in the strong tradition of academic excellence, commitment to the arts, and appreciation of the rich cultural heritage of its neighborhoods. It is grounded in a triad of high academics, integrated arts programming, and a robust high school athletic program.

Our unique curriculum, founded on the concept of arts integration, is data-driven, student-centered and vertically aligned from grades K-12. The school believes strongly in the power of combining critical thinking skills and creativity to prepare its students for a successful academic future and to help them develop and grow into adulthood. The rigorous content of our coursework supports students’ proficiency in higher order thinking skills such as analysis, inference, critical judgment, evaluation, problem solving and creativity. Our state-of-the-art classrooms support technology to prepare students with 21st-century skills.

The Willow School’s outstanding, highly qualified, certified faculty offer a balance of traditional teaching with innovative classroom practices ensuring that every learning environment is appropriate for each of our students.

Formative and summative assessment systems and our positive school culture support each student’s ability to achieve as a learner, a person, and a valuable member of our society.