St. Teresa’s Academy

Faith-based • 9-12

Our Mission

St. Teresa's Academy is committed to the education of young women. We are a Catholic, independent, college preparatory high school, sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. The Academy is rooted in Christian values and embraces a diverse student body. We promote excellence in education through a challenging curriculum, personal responsibility and participation in extracurricular activities.

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NO Transportation provided
After-Care only

Points of Pride

All-girls college preparatory environment: girls take leadership roles to grow in confidence and self esteem
Students use a Surface Pro 4 on our wireless 20 acre campus.
Just complete a 27K square foot addition. Added numerous classrooms, Engineering lab, makerspace and improved athletic spaces

St. Teresa’s Academy

5600 Main St
Kansas City, MO 64113
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School Details

Year Established: 1866
Total Enrollment: 620
School Type: Faith-based
School Hours: 7:50 am - 3:00 pm


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Feeder Schools

Receive Special Ed Services
English Language Learners

Specialized Programs

    Arts Programs

    • Ceramics
    • Choir
    • Drawing
    • Film
    • Literature
    • Painting
    • Photography
    • Sculpture
    • Visual Arts

    Sports Programs

    • Basketball (Girls)
    • Cross Country (Girls)
    • Diving (Girls)
    • Lacrosse (Girls)
    • Soccer (Girls)
    • Swimming (Girls)
    • Tennis (Girls)
    • Track and Field (Girls)
    • Volleyball (Girls)

    Clubs & Activities

    • Asian Culture Club
    • Book Club
    • Coding
    • Culinary Arts
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Future Business Leaders
    • Journalism/Newspaper
    • Math Team
    • National Honor Society
    • Peer Counseling
    • Robotics
    • SADD
    • Science Olympiad
    • Student Government

    Social Services

      Family Engagement

        Application Details

        Although many schools have application deadlines, most continue to accept applications for available seats on an ongoing basis.

        Application Open: August 1, 2019
        Application Close: December 1, 2018

        How to Apply

        Attend an Informational Evening on our campus:October 8, and 22; November 5; December 3 to RSVP online.
        Join us for Open House Sunday, October 14, 2018. Discover STA in-depth! Join us for Mass in the Chapel of St. Joseph at 10 a.m. or begin with student-led tours beginning at 11 a.m.
        Schedule a Shadow Day. All eighth grade girls are invited to spend a day at STA where they will sit in on classes, meet the faculty, staff, and students. to schedule your shadow day.
        Complete the Application for Admission by December 1, 2018. to download the application form.
        Apply for financial aid.Families may apply online at after Dec. 14, 2018
        Consider HSPT Prep Classes offered on the STA campus to help your daughter prepare for the exam. Classes will be held on: November 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, and 29. to download the registration form or to register online.
        Take the High School Placement Test Teresa’s Academy on January 12, 2019.

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        Enrollment Requirements

        • Completed application
        • Birth Certificate
        • Current Immunization Record or Religious Exemption Statement
        • Most recent report card/transcript (not required for kindergarten applicants)

        Public schools also require:

        • Proof of Address (also called “Proof of Residency”)
        • Parent or guardian photo ID