Ursuline Academy of New Orleans

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Ursuline Academy is an all-girls Catholic school offering a diverse educational environment from Toddler 1 through 12th grade. Founded in 1727, Ursuline Academy of New Orleans enjoys the distinction of being the first all-girls' Catholic school in the United States. As girls progress through the academy, a highly interactive approach exposes them to increasingly complex concepts in STEM and the arts that go beyond learning the material. Ursuline girls learn to think creatively, articulate their ideas confidently and compassionately, and solve problems collaboratively. Ursuline`s all-girls` environment empowers students to challenge themselves, explore outside their comfort zones and expand what they are capable of achieving

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
National Catholic Education Association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1727

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%

Academics and Faculty

Number of AP Courses14 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,100
Admissions DirectorBecky McLellan


Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Gymnastics, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
TennisTrack and Field,

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Ursuline Academy of New Orleans is The Chartwell Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Good Shepherd Nativity Mission School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cathedral Academy (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Orleans
    Grades: K-7 | 139 students
    0.1 miles
    353 Baronne St
    New Orleans, LA 70112
    (504) 598-9399
    0.1 K-7
  • New Orleans
    Cathedral Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-7 | 155 students
    0.7 miles
    820 Dauphine Street
    New Orleans, LA 70116
    (504) 525-3860
    0.7 PK-7
  • New Orleans
    The Chartwell Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS-12 | 22 students
    0.9 miles
    1225 Magazine Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130
    (504) 899-2478
    0.9 NS-12
  • New Orleans
    Grades: NS-8 | 196 students
    1.2 miles
    1020 N Prieur St
    New Orleans, LA 70116
    (504) 822-8059
    1.2 NS-8
  • New Orleans
    St. Michael Special School
    Special Education School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: Inquire with school | 143 students
    1.3 miles
    1522 Chippewa St
    New Orleans, LA 70130
    (504) 524-7285
    1.3 Inquire with school

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The average private school tuition in New Orleans, LA is $8,723 for elementary schools and $11,331 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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