Public Schools

DeRidder Public Schools are part of the Beauregard Parish School System. For more information on the schools please visit the Beauregard Parish School Board's website.

Private Schools

Cornerstone Christian Academy

Cornerstone Christian Academy is supported solely by student tuition and gifts from friends of the Academy.  CCA is administered by a School Coordinator and a School Board. The goal of CCA is to provide a Christ-centered education in a kind environment.

Adult Education

Literacy Council of SWLA offers HISET prep for adults to receive their high school diploma as well as adult education classes, life skills classes, computer classes and English as a Second Language classes.  The DeRidder location is located at the First Street School, 401 W First Street, Rm 28. For more information contact Ashley Bass at 337-375-7794 or by email at

Upper Iowa University (UIU) offers in person and online classes to earn your college degree. UIU-DeRidder sessions start every 8 weeks. UIU offices and classrooms are located at the First Street School, 401 W First Street, Rm 25.  For more information contact 337-537-4465.

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