St Teresa's Academy

  • St. Teresa's Academy is the oldest school, women's and Catholic institution in Kansas City.
  • The school was founded and is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet who, since their founding in the 17th century in France, have been in the forefront of preparing young women for the future.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Independent Private Schools Association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students596 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade St Teresa's Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kansas City
    Notre Dame De Sion School
    Notre Dame De Sion School Photo - Centered around a shared mission, Notre Dame de Sion School aims to prepare students for socially responsible, values-based leadership in a culturally and religiously diverse world. Both our Grade School and High School Campuses embrace an “Implicit Curriculum” and an “Explicit Curriculum” rooted in the Charism of the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Sion.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-12 | 590 students
    5.8 miles
    10631 Wornall Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816)942-3282
    5.8 NS-12
    590
  • Kansas City
    Grades: NS-12 | 1172 students
    1.1 miles
    400 W 51st St
    Kansas City, MO 64112
    (816)936-1200
    1.1 NS-12
    1172
  • Lenexa
    Grades: 9-12 | 931 students
    10.6 miles
    11411 Pflumm Rd
    Lenexa, KS 66215
    (913)319-2423
    10.6 9-12
    931
  • Kansas City
    Grades: NS-12 | 614 students
    7 miles
    11511 State Line Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816)942-4054
    7 NS-12
    614
  • Kansas City
    Grades: NS-12 | 712 students
    5.8 miles
    11511 State Line
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816)942-3255
    5.8 NS-12
    712

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The average private school tuition in Kansas City, MO is $7,483 for elementary schools and $11,544 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kansas City, MO is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).