Our Lady Academy

222 S Beach Blvd,
Bay Saint Louis, MS, 39520-0395
     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 4%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Our Lady Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Stanislaus College-Preparatory (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Stanislaus College-Preparatory (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Central Christian Academy (2.2 miles away)
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  • Bay Saint LouisSt. Stanislaus College-Preparatory
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    304 S. Beach Blvd.
    Bay Saint LouisMS39520
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.2 mi | 381 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Bay Saint LouisCentral Christian Academy
    2005 Longfellow Rd
    Bay Saint LouisMS39520
    2.2 mi | 24 students | Gr. PK-9                      
  • Bay St LouisHoly Trinity Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    301 S Second St
    Bay St LouisMS39520
      (Roman Catholic)
    3.2 mi | 349 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Pass ChristianSt. Paul Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    151 E Scenic Drive
    Pass ChristianMS39571
      (Roman Catholic)
    7.9 mi | 118 students | Gr. 1-6                      
  • Long BeachSt Vincent De Paul Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    4321 Espy Ave
    Long BeachMS39560
      (Roman Catholic)
    11.1 mi | 354 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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