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Ursuline Academy (pk-12)

Ursuline Academy (pk-12) is a coeducational private Catholic montessori traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Small City


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Ursuline Academy (pk-12) says

Ursuline Academy of Wilmington, Delaware, is a Catholic, independent, college-preparatory school, co-ed through 5th grade and girls only from Pre-K through 12th grade. Founded in 1893, Ursuline Academy provides a nurturing educational environment, emphasizing academic excellence and service to others. The mission of Ursuline Academy is the development of the whole person in a faith-centered community built on values of academic excellence, respect, and social consciousness. Ursuline Academy empowers students for leadership and service in our global society. Young women who choose Ursuline Academy graduate from our academic program fully prepared for success at leading colleges and universities. Our all-girl environment affords them opportunities for leadership not always available in a co-educational school. Research confirms that single-sex education is better for girls because it develops their self-esteem and leads them to great achievements. In an atmosphere of trust and faith, students are motivated to excel academically, to think creatively and critically, to speak and write well, to pursue careers in diverse fields, and to become involved in their school and communities. Ursuline Academy is on of over 105 Ursuline schools throughout the world. Through our network of schools, Ursuline students learn to be good global citizens.

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Mission Statement

Ursuline Academy is an independent Catholic school community that empowers students for leadership and service in our global society.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 515
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 33
Kindergarten 16
1 26
2 26
3 28
4 27
5 41
6 33
7 34
8 54
9 57
10 36
11 49
12 55

Ursuline Academy (pk-12)'s relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Ursuline Academy (pk-12)'s enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 9 : 1
Gender 7% Male / 93% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 86%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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