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Mission and History

Our Mission

Guided by our Catholic faith and the spirit of St. Angela Merici, The Ursuline School educates, inspires and empowers young women to become wise, active, globally-minded leaders by cultivating lifelong learning, spiritual growth, integrity, respect for all and dedication to Serviam – “I will serve.”

Our Core Values

Academic Excellence

Faith & Spiritual Development

Development of the Whole Person

Respect for All

Serviam & Social Justice

Global Citizenship

Our History

St. Angela Merici founded the Order of St. Ursula in 1535, in Brescia, Italy. She gathered a group of women who became leaders in the community and promoted Christian living in the home. The Ursulines spread throughout Europe and their chief work became education.

The Ursulines at our school are members of the Ursulines of the Roman Union. These sisters operate 15 secondary schools in the United States, 4 colleges, and a number of elementary schools. They also minister in 36 countries on 6 continents.

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