The Mary Louis Academy

17621 Wexford Ter,
Jamaica, NY, 11432-0114
     Tel: (718)297-2120
Grades: 9 - 12 | 947 students
The Mary Louis Academy in Jamaica Estates, N.Y.
is a Catholic college preparatory school for young women sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, N.Y.
Our mission is rooted in the mission of Jesus- to heal, redeem and liberate all people.
We strive to reflect this by being a reconciling and non-violent community, fostering unity and all-inclusive love.
The Mary Louis Academy provides an atmosphere which fosters academic excellence and respect which in turn nurtures the whole person by integrating faith and life.
Consistent with the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph, The Mary Louis Academy seeks to develop leaders who are rooted in Gospel values and committed to creating a just society.
We are a community that celebrates cultural diversity.
We recognize that we share a partnership with parents and guardians in developing young women who will take responsibility for their life choices and value service to their community.
In a world increasingly impersonal and technological, we endeavor to empower each student to realize and value her own unique spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional and social potential as a leader in today’s society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 947 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 58%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade The Mary Louis Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Yeshiva University High School Girls (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Immaculate Conception School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Gerard Majella School (0.3 miles away)
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  • HollisYeshiva University High School Girls
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    (718)479-8550
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    0.2 mi | 264 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • JamaicaImmaculate Conception School
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    17914 Dalny Rd
    JamaicaNY11432
    (718)739-5933
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    0.2 mi | 465 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • HollisSt. Gerard Majella School
      (Roman Catholic)
    188th St & 91st Avenue
    HollisNY11423
    (718)468-1166
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    0.3 mi | 221 students | Gr. PK-8                      
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    (718)264-2931
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  • Queens VillageLearning Tree
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    Queens VillageNY11427
    (718)740-2300
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    0.8 mi | 90 students | Gr. PK-K                      

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