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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.

  • Fifteen AP Courses
  • Seventeen 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 13 million dollars in acadmic and athletic college scholarships earned by the class of 2012

High School Core Classes

St. Ursula Academy provides a college preparatory curriculum. Our core curriculum and requirements for graduation include:

  • English (4 units)
  • Writing Well/Composition (.5 unit)
  • Math (4 units)
  • Social Studies (3 units)
  • Lab Sciences (3 units)
  • World Language (2 units)
  • Theology (4 units)
  • Computer Application (.5 unit) 
  • Health (.5 unit) 
  • Fine Art (1 unit)
  • Physical Education (.5 unit)

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:

  • Engineering
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • History of Film
  • Science Seminar
  • Speech
  • Drama
  • Psychology
  • Geoscience
  • Dance
  • Web Page Design
  • Business Law
  • Women's Health
  • Photography
  • Exercise & Nutrition
  • Marketing
  • Sculpture

Junior Academy Core Classes

6th Grade
  • Literature
  • English Language
  • Math or Pre-Algebra
  • Science
  • World History
  • Theology
7th Grade
  • Literature
  • English Language
  • Algebra or Pre-Algebra
  • Life Science
  • Ancient Civilization
  • Theology
8th Grade
  • Literature
  • English Language
  • Algebra or Honors Geometry
  • Physical Science
  • American History
  • Spanish
  • Theology
Required Enrichment
  • World Language
  • Technology Applications
  • Art
  • Physical Education
  • Study Skills
  • Journalism
  • Drama
  • Color Theory
  • Writer's Workshop
  • Health
  • Music
  • Dance Techniques
  • Time Management
  • Organization Skills

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Toledo, OH 43606
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