In the Catholic tradition of Ursuline education the mission of Ursuline Academy is to prepare the young woman for college and beyond by nurturing her soul, intellect, heart, and imagination.
PhilosophyIn the vision of St. Angela Merici, Ursuline empowers the young woman to recognize her unique gifts, to give voice to her ideals, to strive for personal and academic excellence, to seek justice through actions inspired by Gospel values, and to accept the challenge of human freedom with its accompanying responsibilities. Ursuline welcomes diversity and fosters community in an atmosphere of mutual respect.
The Core Values
Ursuline Academy centers its policies, procedures and practices in the Ursuline core values of :
Voice: United in Respect and Openness
Values: Committed to Excellence, Service, and Spirituality
Vision: Empowered by our Ursuline Legacy
Ursuline Academy fosters community and an atmosphere of mutual respect by enhancing understanding and cooperation among all Ursuline students regarding different cultures, ethnicities, learning styles, opinions, religious traditions, sexual orientation and socio-economic backgrounds. It is our belief that diversity brings richness and meaning to life, and that exposure to a broad range of talents, perspectives and experiences better prepares the young women of Ursuline Academy for full participation in our school, local, and global community.