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500 Soraparu St., New Orleans, Louisiana, USA 70130

In 2011, Raphael Academy began as a summer program for special needs students. By the fall of 2012, the school opened with five students ages twelve to twenty. The school quickly grew into a state-licensed, private school that now offers classes to students enrolled in Kindergarten through the twelfth grade. Due to the large span of ages in the first class, The Guild was founded in 2013 for adults ages eighteen and older. The Guild was created to provide post-secondary education for adults with disabilities including vocational and life-skills training, social opportunity, and self-expression through the arts.

In December of 2016, the board of directors announced the founding of Raphael Village, which combines Raphael Academy, The Guild, and a future residential program, The Hearth. Raphael Village is an affiliate member of the Camphill Association of North America . Camphill is an international movement of intentional communities designed to meet the needs of children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities through a combination of community life, the arts, vocational training, and sustainable gardening.

Principal: Megan Riley, M.Ed
Grades Taught: Early Childhood/1st Grade and 5th through 12th
Tuition: $11,300-$12,750
Student/Faculty Ratio: Seven students with a lead teacher and an assistant.
Number of Students: 17
Open House: Tours on the first Tuesday of the month and as requested.

*Information from our Jan/Feb 2019 issue of Nola Family.

Contact Information
Phone: 504.524.5855

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