Ursuline Academy (pk-12)

1106 Pennsylvania Avenue,
Wilmington, DE, 19806-0198
Tel: (302)658-7158
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.
Founded in 1893, Ursuline Academy provides a nurturing educational environment, emphasizing academic excellence and service to others.
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.
Ursuline Academy empowers students for leadership and service in our global society.
Young women who choose Ursuline Academy graduate from our academic program fully prepared for success at leading colleges and universities.
Our all-girl environment affords them opportunities for leadership not always available in a co-educational school.
Research confirms that single-sex education is better for girls because it develops their self-esteem and leads them to great achievements.
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 635 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Ursuline Academy (pk-12) Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
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
  • Wilmington Padua Academy    
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    905 N Broom St
    Wilmington , DE , 19806
    (302)421-3739
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.3  mi  |  569  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Wilmington
    St. Anthony Of Padua Grade School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1715 W. 9th Street
    Wilmington , DE , 19805
    (302)421-3743
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.5  mi  |  271  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Wilmington
    Grace Church Preschool
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    900 N Washington Street
    Wilmington , DE , 19801
    (302)655-8847
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    0.5  mi  |  80  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Wilmington
    Salesianum School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1801 N Broom Street
    Wilmington , DE , 19802
    (302)654-2495
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  971  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Wilmington
    St. Paul Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    312 N Van Buren St
    Wilmington , DE , 19805
    (302)656-1372
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  170  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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