Villa Maria Academy

Tel: (814)838-2061
  • Villa Maria Academy was established by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1892.
  • Tradition, religion, academics, leadership, athletics, arts, electives, activities, and our community of faculty and students are all the parts that make Villa Maria a special place to be.
  • Villa Maria Academy is a Catholic, co-educational, secondary school established to further the mission of unity of the Sisters of St. Joseph.
  • Through our leadership, environment and programs, we empower young people to recognize their God-given uniqueness and talents, to acquire knowledge and skills for success in a global society and to engage the future with optimism, generosity, and confidence.
  • At Villa, we uphold the value of the intrinsic dignity and worth of the individual.
  • As Christian educators, we promote Gospel values to develop an awareness of self.
  • We educate for the spiritual, intellectual and social growth of the total person in a nurturing learning community.
  • The Catholic character of the school fosters the spiritual and religious formation of the student.
  • The Villa community seeks to teach, affirm and support a respect for life through love of God, self and others.
  • We strive to form young people who are knowledgeable in their faith, will participate in a variety of faith experiences and will become committed to living the Gospel message.
  • We challenge students to value education as a life-long endeavor to acquire and to communicate knowledge, and to be prepared for an ever-changing world.
  • Our extensive curriculum, designed to meet diverse academic abilities and supplemented by extra-curricular enrichment, advances each student's skills and understanding.
  • Our faculty and staff stimulate intellectual curiosity, encourage critical thinking and stress the value of self-discipline and responsibility.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students301 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeVilla Maria Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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