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.”
The Ursuline School is an all-girls, independent, private, Roman Catholic middle and high school located on a 13-acre campus in New Rochelle. The school was founded in 1897 by the Order of St. Ursula and is part of a network of 15 Ursuline schools in North America.
Ursuline is home to approximately 800 students, grades 6–12, that come from throughout the Metropolitan Area, including the Bronx, Westchester County, Rockland County, Manhattan and Connecticut.
The Ursulines at the 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.
Students must successfully complete a minimum of 24 units in order to graduate from The Ursuline School. Of the 24 units, the following 20.5 units must be taken in the following areas:
Minimum Course Requirements
- Religious Studies = 2 units (.5 units per year)
- English = 4 units
- Social Studies = 4 units
- Mathematics = 3 units
- Latin/World Language = 3 units or Level 3 of one Language
- Science = 3 units
- Art/Music = 1 unit
- Computer Science = .5 unit
- Physical Education must be taken in 9th grade and then one semester anytime in grades 10-12.
- Remaining units are earned through elective courses in art, classics, English, world languages, mathematics, science, computer science, and/or social studies.