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 13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Saint Stanislaus College-Preparatory (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Saint Stanislaus College-Preparatory (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Central Christian Academy (2.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bay Saint Louis
    Saint Stanislaus College-Preparatory
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 346 students
    0.2 miles
    304 S. Beach Blvd.
    Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
  • Bay Saint Louis
    Grades: PK-9 | 24 students
    2.2 miles
    2005 Longfellow Rd
    Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
  • Bay St Louis
    Grades: PK-6 | 349 students
    3.2 miles
    301 S Second St
    Bay St Louis, MS 39520
  • Pass Christian
    St. Paul Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 1-6 | 118 students
    7.9 miles
    151 E Scenic Drive
    Pass Christian, MS 39571
  • Long Beach
    Grades: PK-6 | 354 students
    11.1 miles
    4321 Espy Ave
    Long Beach, MS 39560

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