Ursuline Academy (pk-12)

1106 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington, DE 19806-0198
     Tel: (302)658-7158
        
   
Grades: PK - 12 | 530 students
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Ursuline Academy of Wilmington, Delaware, is a Catholic, independent, college-preparatory school, serving girls age three through twelfth grade, and boys age three through third grade.
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Founded in 1893, Ursuline Academy provides a nurturing educational environment, emphasizing academic excellence and service to others.
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The mission of Ursuline Academy is the development of the whole person in a faith-centered community built on values of academic excellence, respect, and social consciousness.
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Ursuline Academy empowers students for leadership and service in our global society.
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Young women who choose Ursuline Academy graduate from our academic program fully prepared for success at leading colleges and universities.
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Our all-girl environment affords them opportunities for leadership not always available in a co-educational school.
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Research confirms that single-sex education is better for girls because it develops their self-esteem and leads them to great achievements.
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In an atmosphere of trust and faith, students are motivated to excel academically, to think creatively and critically, to speak and write well, to pursue careers in diverse fields, and to become involved in their school and communities.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 530 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 94%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Ursuline Academy (pk-12) Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Padua Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Anthony Of Padua Grade School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Anthony Of Padua Grade School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WilmingtonPadua Academy
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    905 N Broom St
    WilmingtonDE 19806
    (302)421-3739
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | 569 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WilmingtonSt. Anthony Of Padua Grade School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1715 W. 9th Street
    WilmingtonDE 19805
    (302)421-3743
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.5 mi | 271 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • WilmingtonGrace Church Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool  (Methodist)
    900 N Washington Street
    WilmingtonDE 19801
    (302)655-8847
    Daycare / Preschool  (Methodist)
    0.5 mi | 80 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • WilmingtonSalesianum School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1801 N Broom Street
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)654-2495
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.6 mi | 971 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WilmingtonSt. Paul Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    312 N Van Buren St
    WilmingtonDE 19805
    (302)656-1372
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.6 mi | 170 students | Gr. K-9                      

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