Episcopal School of Acadiana

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Episcopal School of Acadiana (ESA) is a coeducational day school of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Louisiana for students in grades PreK-3 through 12.[1] The Lower School, serving students in PreK-3 through fifth grades, is located in Lafayette, Louisiana. The Middle and Upper School campus, for students in sixth through twelfth grades, is located in Cade, Louisiana, between Lafayette and New Iberia. ESA draws students from throughout the Greater Lafayette area. The school is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest.

Coordinates: 30°05′08″N 91°54′48″W / 30.08556°N 91.91333°W / 30.08556; -91.91333

Episcopal School of Acadiana
Cade, LA
Type Private
Motto Learning Living Growing
Religious affiliation(s) Episcopal
Established 1979
Headmaster Paul Baker
Faculty 78
Enrollment 494 Students
177 Lower School
128 Middle School
189 Upper School
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Blue & Grey
Athletics Participatory
Mascot Falcon


The school is a member of several local, regional, and national educational and religious associations.

Athletically, the school is in the "B" Division (schools without a football program) of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA). ESA supports several sports including cross-country, boys' and girls' soccer, boys' basketball, baseball, swimming, track and field, and boys' and girls' tennis. The girls' volleyball team holds a national record of 16 consecutive state championships. The school also has a non-LHSAA mandated rugby football club, which won two state championship titles in 2006 and 2009.


  • Professional tennis player Chanda Rubin graduated from ESA in 1993.
  • The school has won the Class B Ford Cup for the most outstanding athletics in the state of Louisiana for 11 years in a row.
  • Chris Cox, a professional golfer, graduated from ESA.


  1. ^ "Episcopal School of Acadiana". esacadiana.com. Retrieved 2015-10-31. 

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