St Catharine Academy

  • The Sisters of Mercy, religious of other communities and lay faculty strive to serve as co-educators with parents, to provide quality education to young women enabling them to grow intellectually, spiritually, artistically, morally, physically, emotionally and socially.
  • This is done by offering an academic program that respects the diversity of the student body as a whole, while giving attention to the uniqueness of each individual student.
  • The aim is to prepare these students for ongoing learning and self improvement in order to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
  • "We strive to witness Mercy when we respect the dignity of each individual, create a spirit of hospitality and pursue integrity of word and deed in our lives." Constitution: Sisters of Mercy.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students469 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
79%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St Catharine Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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