Ascension Episcopal School was founded in 1959 as an outreach of The Episcopal Church of the Ascension in downtown Lafayette. Ascension now has three campuses. Its River Ranch campus is home to PreK and Kindergarten, the Downtown campus serves grades 1-7 and the Sugar Mill Pond campus is home for grades 8-12.
Ascension's mascot is the Blue Gator. The school colors are navy, light blue and white. Ascension's website is located at www.ascensionbluegators.org