to Our Lady of Prompt Succor School

Academic Excellence and Moral Formation since 1949.

Established in 1949, Our Lady of Prompt Succor School is a private Catholic elementary school with a student body of approximately 450 students from preschool through grade 6. Our campus is located in Alexandria and serves students from across Central Louisiana. At OLPS, every day each student is valued, learning is celebrated and faith is strengthened.

Guided by our School's motto, Academic Excellence Grounded in Faith, we strive to develop the whole student to their full potential - academically and faithfully.



  • Campus Countdown

    Two years ago, OLPS Athletics kicked off the Countdown to Cool Down to raise funds ..Read More

Why Catholic Education?

With the many choices of schools that parents have in central Louisiana today, it's natural to ask the question, "Why Catholic Education?"  "Why should I enroll my child at Our Lady of Prompt Succor School?"

Our great academic program is certainly one reason, but every school touts its academics. There are many intangibles offered by OLPS school that make it an outstanding choice.


  • We truly love OLPS!  As an alumna of OLPS and an educator, I know my boys are getting a quality education while daily learning about their faith.   We are a family at OLPS.  My boys, husband, and I have developed friendships with people of similar values that will last a lifetime.  There is nowhere else we would rather be! (Current OLPS .. Read more
    - Blair J.
  • Madison started OLPS several weeks into her 4th grade year.  I cannot begin to explain what OLPS did for her.  Academically she was behind and all of her teachers spent the extra time she needed catch up.  She continued to get that attention through the 6th grade and ended that year with test scores higher than her grade level.  Not only has .. Read more
    - Sharmon K.
  • As a graduate of Our Lady of Prompt Succor School, I have been the recipient of outstanding religious and academic education. Our Lady of Prompt Succor School has truly perfected the recipe for a well-rounded, successful student: academic rigor, religion classes, weekly Mass, various religious events, and an abundance of love. With several OLPS graduates scoring above 30 on the .. Read more
    - Jessica L.
  • Loving Jesus. Loving learning. Loving others. It’s what we love about OLPS.    For the Chapman family, our commitment to OLPS revolves around two significant contributions to our children’s upbringing:  Christ and community.    We value our Catholic Christian faith, and resolved early on to do anything within our power to ensure our children would be raised with a strong .. Read more
    - Mandi C.