Our Lady Academy

Tel: (228)467-7048
Grades: 7-12 | 252 students
Our Lady Academy (OLA) is the only all-female Catholic school in the state of Mississippi.
Established in 1971 as a comprehensive college preparatory school, OLA serves young women in grades 7-12, with a student body of close to 300 students.
OLA is on the beachfront property that was formerly St. Joseph Academy (SJA), also an all-girls school.
OLA is staffed by the Sisters of Mercy and dedicated lay professionals.
Strong collaboration between OLA and St. Stanislaus (the all-male Catholic school across the street) maximizes the religious, academic, and social opportunities for the students.
OLA offers various extracurricular activities including ten sports.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 7-12

Student Body

Total Students 252 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Our Lady Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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The average private school tuition in Mississippi is $4,323 for elementary schools and $5,748 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).