Facts

Enrollment

555 girls are in grades 8-12. Students come from diverse backgrounds, neighborhoods, ethnic groups, and religions. 

Faculty

42 faculty members and 10 professional staff, 50% of whom have Masters or PhD degrees, are accessible to students.

Curriculum

Academy graduates are scheduled for all courses necessary for TOPS college scholarship eligibility. 

Courses

More than 125 courses, including 70 electives, are offered. The flexible schedule allows students the opportunity to take eight courses a year, earning up to 38 credits in five years; 28 credits are required for graduation.

Academic Majors 

The Program of Academic Majors offers select students a path of study with a specific concentration in Health ScienceLaw & Civil LeadershipSTEM or Culinary Arts

Dual Enrollment and Honors

Honors courses are available in each of the 4 core subject areas. DE (Dual Enrollment) classes allow students to earn college credit while attending the Academy.

Pre-Freshmen Programs

Advanced and Academic pre-freshman programs allow for a gradual transition to high school, preparing students for its academic demands.

Religion

The campus chapel offers daily prayer services; gospel values and ethical principles are integrated across all disciplines.

1:1 Student iPad Ratio

The school provides every student and teacher with an Apple iPad. The school complies with the Children's Internet Filtering Act.

Technology

Wireless Internet is available throughout the campus. Each classroom has Apple TV.

Communication

Every student, parent, teacher and administrator receives a user account on Plus Portals, a comprehensive online resource that allows access to students' individual class requirements, assignments, and grade reports. E-mail notifications convey important information. School Reach, an automated telephone response system, is used to send phone messages to all families for critical reminders or in the event of an emergency.

Extracurricular

More than 30 clubs offer activities focused on academics, service, and spirit.

Athletics

The Academy's Penguin teams compete in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association, Division 4A.

History

Academy of Our Lady opened in August, 2007. While formulating new traditions, the Academy draws upon the strengths and traditions of both Immaculata High School and Archbishop Blenk High School.

College & Career

98% of Academy graduates enter into a college program. A comprehensive academic program and dedicated guidance department assure that students are prepared for college or for a career. New alliances with colleges and universities offer valuable pre-professional classes and experience in health care, culinary arts, and technology, that lead to jobs with good salaries just a few years after graduation.

 

5501 Westbank Expy
Marrero, Louisiana 70072

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Academy of Our Lady lives the Salesian family spirit of reason, religion, and loving kindness and instills in young women the values to live as Catholic Christians, the drive for life-long learning, and the skills to succeed as responsible citizens in society.