Ursuline High School

Tel: (330)744-4563
Grades: 9-12 | 402 students
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Ursuline High School is located at 750 Wick Ave.  UHS students come from over 30 different elementary schools.  Our student to teacher ratio is 13:1.
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Ursuline High School is located at 750 Wick Ave.  UHS students come from over 30 different elementary schools.  Our student to teacher ratio is 13:1.
Ursuline High School was founded in 1905 by the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown.  Our Catholic Identity is the heart and soul of our school.  The school's motto, 'Soli Deo Gloria', For the Glory of God Alone, drives our school community.
In 2014, Ursuline High School graduated 104 students.  These students were awarded $8 million in merit scholarships from some of the nation's top schools.  98% of our students matriculate to college.  UHS has had more National Merit Scholars over the last 4 years than any other Mahoning Valley school.
Ursuline High School academics are second to none in the Mahoning Valley. UHS's rigorous college preparatory curriculum prepares students well for life after high school.  On site tutoring from teachers, peers & an intervention tutor is available for students. Small class sizes allow all students to receive individualized attention which allows them to meet their God given potential.
Ursuline students scores on the ACT, PSAT, and Ohio Graduation Test exceed state & national pass rates.  Students can benefit from 18 Advanced Placement programs, the most of any school in the Mahoning Valley.
Ursuline is a 21st Century school!  Students benefit from Smartboards in every classroom, iPad & Macbook carts which allow any classroom to turn into a computer lab, a Distance Learning Lab, online research databases, online instructional programs, such as Rosetta Stone & Study Island, & secured wifi access throughout the entire building.
Luke's Gospel says, 'From everyone who has been given much, much will be required.'  UHS is proud of our service record to our local and international community.  Seniors have the opportunity to take Christian Service Class which allows them to serve the community daily.  Students of Stewardship & The Interact Club provides thousands of hours of local and international service.
Ursuline students have the opportunity to travel the world!  Students of Stewardship takes part in a service trip to El Salvador to build homes for the impoverished.  The Global Rovers, the international traveling group at UHS, travels to Europe, Canada, & the Caribbean on a regular basis.  Trips to New York City & other major American cities are also taken.
In addition to four levels of traditional art courses, Ursuline offers students coursework in Ceramics, Multimedia Art, & Digital Photography.  The Ursuline Theater Department stages four shows a year.  The Marching & Concert Bands annually win awards for their superior performances.  The Speech & Debate Team qualifies performers to the state & national competitions.
The Fighting Irish are known around the state of Ohio for their hard work, discipline, sportsmanship, and tradition of excellence. 17 Varsity Sports are played at Ursuline.  The gymnasium & trophy cases are filled with District, Regional, & State Championship accolades.  Student Athletes are annually recognized for both their academic & athletic successes.
Ursuline High School is a college preparatory school of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, serving the people of the Mahoning Valley since 1905.
We are a caring community of students, families, faculty, and staff who are dedicated to the challenging work of Catholic Education in the twenty-first century.
We are inspired by the founding tradition of St. Angela Merici and the Ursuline Sisters to invite persons of diverse backgrounds into a family of faith, achievement, and promise.
We instill and celebrate the riches of the Catholic witness of Christianity.
We educate young people for life-long learning and living as responsible citizens in a global society.
We seek to model the good character and wisdom of our ancestors in faith who have forged a living legacy of accomplishment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1905

Student Body

Total Students 402 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Ursuline High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 18 courses

School Notes

  • Ursuline High School is a college preparatory school of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, serving the people of the Mahoning Valley since 1905. We are a caring community of students, families, faculty, and staff who are dedicated to the challenging work of Catholic Education in the twenty-first century. We are inspired by the founding tradition of St. Angela Merici and the Ursuline Sisters to invite persons of diverse backgrounds into a family of faith, achievement, and promise. We instill and celebrate the riches of the Catholic witness of Christianity. We educate young people for life-long learning and living as responsible citizens in a global society. We seek to model the good character and wisdom of our ancestors in faith who have forged a living legacy of accomplishment.

Profile last updated: 04/24/2015

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