Ursuline Academy of Dallas

Basic Information

Address: 4900 Walnut Hill Lane Dallas, TX 75229
County: Dallas
Phone Number: 469-232-1800
Fax Number: 469-232-1836
President: Gretchen Z. Kane
Principal: Dr. Andrea Shurley
School Type: All girls Catholic College Preparatory, Grades 9-12

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Additional Information

Founded: 1874
Organization Affiliation: CASE, Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education, Educational Records Bureau (ERB), Global Education Benchmark Group (GERB), Independent Curriculum Group, National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), National Catholic Education Association (NCEA), National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS), One Schoolhouse, Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS), The College Board, Ursuline Education Network (UEN), Microsoft Showcase School
Ages/Grades: Grades 9-12
School Schedule: 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
School Size: Enrollment 850+
Classroom Size: Average class size 15-18
Student/Teacher Ratio: Student-Teacher Ratio is 9:1
Tuition:

$21,900

Financial Aid:

In 2018-2019, the Academy will grant approximately $1,409,000 in financial assistance and merit awards to 232 students, about 27% of the student body.

Curriculum:

Ursuline offers a rigorous college preparatory curriculum with additional opportunities for elective course work to support individual growth and development. Criteria for acceptance into AP and Honors courses are specialized and selective.

Graduation Requirements - 28 Credits
English (4.0)
Mathematics (4.0)
Science (4.0)
Social Studies (4.0)
Theology (4.0)
World Language (3.0)
Electives (1.5)
Physical Education (1.0)
Fine Arts (1.0)
Computer Science (1.0)
Speech (0.5)

Camp Programs: Yes
Admissions Deadline: Applications due January 11, 2019
Mission Statement:

Founded in 1874, Ursuline Academy of Dallas is an independent Catholic college preparatory school for young women sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters. The mission of Ursuline Academy is the total development of the individual student through spiritual formation, intellectual growth, service to others, and building of community. Ursuline Academy educates young women for leadership in a global society.