Since 1854, St. Ursula has been a leader in academic excellence, educating and empowering generations of young women and preparing them for academic success beyond the doors of St. Ursula Academy.
In both our Junior Academy and our high school, students are challenged in theology, mathematics, science, English and language arts, social studies, world languages, fine and performing arts, technology, and a myriad of electives. St. Ursula Academy provides the education that ignites passion which will serve our students throughout their lives.
Our academic program is rigorous and competitive.
Twenty AP Courses
Eighteen honors-level courses
SAT and ACT scores exceeding the national average
100% college acceptance
Outstanding college counseling
AP International Diploma
Record number of AP Test 4's and 5's
National Merit Scholars
2 Fulbright Scholar Alumnae
Over 14 million dollars in academic and athletic college scholarships earned by the class of 2015
St. Ursula Academy provides a college preparatory curriculum. Our core curriculum and requirements for graduation include:
English (4.5 units)
Laboratory Sciences (3)
Social Studies (3)
World Language (2)
Computer Application (.5)
Fine Art (1)
Physical Education (.5)
Personal Finance (.5)
These core courses provide students with 23 academic credits for graduation out of 31.5 units required. SUA offers the opportunity to create an academic schedule that interests and inspires. As students complete their required classes, they are able to schedule 8.5 hours of elective classes to complete their graduation requirement. Choices include: