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Ursuline Academy of Dallas
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  • Private, Catholic, All-Girls
  • DALLAS, TX

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 6
Application Fee
$100
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$25,900
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
24%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Ursuline Academy of Dallas

Founded in 1874, Ursuline Academy of Dallas is an independent Catholic, college preparatory school for young women sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters. Its mission 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. With a long history of tradition and innovation, Ursuline offers exceptional curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular programs, distinguished by excellence in teaching, leadership in technology, and unique global educational and cultural exchange partnerships with schools in 11 countries. The Academy is one of only 39 schools in the U.S. to be named a Microsoft Showcase School. Ursuline education is rooted in the belief that spiritual life is to be nurtured and developed. All Ursuline schools share a commitment to forming students as servant leaders, in the spirit of Serviam (Latin for "I will serve").

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Ursuline Academy of Dallas Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1300
327 responses
Average ACT
29
304 responses

Educating Global Leaders

Ursuline Academy commits to educating global leaders through active service, intellectual enrichment, co-curricular programs, sister school relationships, and other partnerships. Our students get to touch the realities of other cultures. Through unmatched experiences, they gain new appreciation for different perspectives and a better understanding of what it means to be a citizen of the world.

Culture & Safety

Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 26 responses
Poll
62%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 26 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 89 responses
  • Intramurals
    27%
  • Graduation (wear white dress and hold 12 roses)
    25%
  • Senior/Junior/Sophomore/Freshman Retreats
    16%
  • Ranger Day/Powder Puff
    15%
  • Community Days (sort of like senior retreat)
    9%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Humanities Day/Global Issues Day/STEM Day
    6%

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Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
875
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 29 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 29 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 29 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Poll
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 38 responses
Poll
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 38 responses
Poll
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 38 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 43 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 43 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 43 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$184,245
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$2,119
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$1,030,556
National
$229,800

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