Ladywood High School

14680 Newburgh Rd
Livonia, MI 48154-0481
Tel: (734)591-1544
Grades: 9-12 | 255 students
Ladywood High School, a Catholic college-preparatory school for young women, is committed to providing an outstanding educational environment within the Felician-Franciscan tradition.
Since 1950, Ladywood has educated over 6,000 alumnae; challenging them in their thinking and preparing them to be leaders in their community, careers, and in the world.
Today, nearly 255 students from 37 communities and 4 counties attend Ladywood, experiencing a 65 year tradition of academic excellence and the opportunity for intellectual, spiritual, and personal growth. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1950

Student Body

Total Students 255 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Ladywood High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
Advanced Courses Acc Algebra II, Acc Algebra/Geometry, Acc American Literature, Acc Biology, Acc Chemistry, Acc French III, Acc Language & Liturature, Acc Sophomore English, Acc Spanish II & III, AP American History, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP English Literature, AP French, AP Online Classes, AP Spanish, AP Studio Art
Average ACT score 23
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,475
Tuition Notes Please refer to our website for detailed information.
Admissions Director Emily Nemeth


Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyFigure Skating,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseNordic Skiing,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Archery, Chess, Environmental Club, French Club, Garbonics, Italian Club, NAHS (National Art Honor Society), NHS (National Honor Society), National Music Honor Society (Tri-M), Outreach from America, Pro-Life Committee, SADD, SOMA, Science Olympiad, Spanish Club, Student Council, Thespians Club - ITS, Writers Club, Yellow Ribbon Archery, Chess, French Club, Garbonics, Italian Club, SADD, SOMA, Spanish Club, Writers Club, Yellow Ribbon, Environmental Club,
NAHS (National Art Honor Society),
NHS (National Honor Society),
National Music Honor Society (Tri-M),
Outreach from America,
Pro-Life Committee,
Science Olympiad,
Student Council,
Thespians Club - ITS,

School Notes:

  • For 65 years, Ladywood has created well-rounded women in the Felician-Franciscan tradition; preparing our students to be anything they want to be. 
  • The future provides a variety of obstacles and challenges and Ladywood graduates could not be more prepared to tackle them. Our students are shaped to be leaders, whether in the boardroom, in their community, or on the field.
  • At Ladywood, we provide the education and pathway to help you reach your goals. We prepare our graduates for bright futures, with each graduating class receiving numerous academic-based scholarships.
  • Post-graduation, our students have attended outstanding colleges and universities, followed their dreams to the military and Peace Corps, and have gone on to pursue rewarding careers and enriched lives.

Profile last updated: 08/19/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Metropolitan Junior Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Edith Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Center Of Our Lady (0.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • Livonia
    Grades: KG-8 | 223 students
    0.3 miles
    15089 Newburgh Rd
    Livonia, MI 48154
  • Livonia
    Montessori Center Of Our Lady
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-K | 132 students
    0.4 miles
    14200 Newburgh Rd.
    Livonia, MI 48154
  • Plymouth
    Metropolitan Junior Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-10 | 49 students
    1.4 miles
    15585 N Haggerty Road
    Plymouth, MI 48170
  • Plymouth
    Grades: PK-8 | 61 students
    1.5 miles
    40260 Five Mile Rd.
    Plymouth, MI 48170
  • Plymouth
    Brightmont Academy - Northville
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 6-12
    1.6 miles
    15374 N Haggerty Rd
    Plymouth, MI 48170

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