"Academy students are guided with a philosophy of discipline surrounded by love."
- An Academy parent
The Academy of Our Lady is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and approved by the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. It is a part of the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
The schools of the Archdiocese of New Orleans admit students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at its schools. Archdiocesan schools do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, and ethnic origin in administration of their educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.