Mission Statement


mission statement

Ursuline Academy of St. Louis, founded in 1848, and under the sponsorship of the Ursuline Sisters, is a private Catholic college preparatory high school for young women.  In a community environment, built on standards of academic excellence and respect for the uniqueness of each person, Ursuline Academy educates students for Christian living and leadership in a global society, nurtures the development of the whole person and her potential, and cultivates within its students a spirit of lifelong service through its motto of SERVIAM, “I will serve”.


Core Values


  • Hallmark: Education for Excellence
  • Spiritual Formation and Faith Development
  • Respect for the Uniqueness of the Individual
  • Development of the Whole Person
  • Development of a Nurturing and Community Spirit
  • Serviam, “I will Serve”
  • Commitment to Peacemaking

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