Ursuline Academy

2635 State Street,
New Orleans, LA, 70118-0701
Tel: (504)861-9150
Ursuline Academy of New Orleans, founded in 1727 and sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters, is a Catholic school for girls offering a strong educational environment from early childhood through a college preparatory secondary program.
In a diverse community with an inspiring heritage, Ursuline Academy fosters spiritual formation, academic excellence and a life-long commitment to Serviam: I will serve.
The Academy values the uniqueness of each student, nurtures the whole person, develops leaders of confidence and compassion, and prepares them for life in a global society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Year Founded 1727

Student Body

Total Students 745 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Ursuline Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 6 courses

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $8,800


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Gymnastics, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 35 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Games, Art Alliance, Art Club, Bicycle Club, Chorus, Dead Poets\' Society, Diversity Club, Drama Club, Fitness Club, Girls on the Run, Handbells, Junior Beta Club, Key Club, Mu Alpha Theta, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Orchestra, Peer Ministry, Piano, Queen\'s Players, Quiz Bowl, Recorder Consort, Recycling Club, Retreat Team, Robotics Club, Safety Ambassadors, Sailing Club, Save NOLA Strays, Science Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Student Newspaper, Teens for Life, Ursuline Identity Team, Yearbook Club Academic Games, Art Alliance, Art Club, Bicycle Club, Chorus, Diversity Club, Drama Club, Fitness Club, Handbells, Key Club, Mu Alpha Theta, Orchestra, Peer Ministry, Piano, Quiz Bowl, Recycling Club, Retreat Team, Robotics Club, Sailing Club, Science Club, Teens for Life, Yearbook Club, Dead Poets\' Society,
Girls on the Run,
Junior Beta Club,
National Art Honor Society,
National Honor Society,
Queen\'s Players,
Recorder Consort,
Safety Ambassadors,
Save NOLA Strays,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Council,
Student Newspaper,
Ursuline Identity Team,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 03/24/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Isidore Newman School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ursuline Academy Elementary School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ursuline Academy Elementary School (0 miles away)
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