St. Ursula Academy is a Catholic high school which bases its philosophy of Catholic education on the premise that it exists to prepare today's young women for the present, the future, and eternity. The school provides a process by which a student may develop her potential to lead a full and productive life both for her own personal enrichment and for the enrichment of others.
St. Ursula Academy is a community of teachers and learners involved in an ongoing experience aimed at developing within the student a firm commitment to Christian values. The school accepts as a primary value the recognition of love for the spiritual dimension in the existence of each of us.
St. Ursula Academy offers a broad academic program, a preparatory curriculum for the college-bound student. This academic program recognizes the student's right to a solid and rich background of experience to prepare her for tomorrow. Hence, the school recognizes the need for continual evaluation of curriculum to keep pace with the rapid social and technological changes in the world.
Consistent with Christian ideals, the student is encouraged to participate in school and community activities through the theology program, athletics, the guidance program, and through curricular and extra-curricular activities. These contribute to inner growth and self-understanding and provide opportunities for leadership.
St. Ursula Academy recognizes the importance of educating students to live in a pluralistic society - a society composed of many different religious, racial, cultural, and ethnic groups - and the Academy realizes the importance of educating its students to live responsibly in a democratic society. The school also believes that it is important to acknowledge the value of contributions made by these various groups to our American society.
In developing student values and in meeting academic needs, the school community seeks to instill within the student an abiding desire and will to achieve the highest quality performance. Thus the school prepares young women for today, the future, and eternity.