Founded in 1983 by the Diocese of Baton Rouge, St. Jude the Apostle School enrolls more than 590 students in pre-kindergarten through grade eight. The school caters to the academic, spiritual, and social needs of children. Its curriculum includes music, reading, French, science, language arts, computer technology, and religion and physical education. St. Jude the Apostle School offers a range of sports activities, such as basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, football, and track and field. The school operates a band, choir and math club, as well as administers a rainbows program. It provides membership opportunities in Girl Scouts. St. Jude the Apostle School maintains a full-service cafeteria and library. The school is a ministry of St. Jude the Apostle Church.