A Catholic Girls School in the Benedictine Tradition

As a Catholic school...

St. Scholastica Academy is part of the educational ministry of the Catholic Church and, as such, does not have a separate legal identity. The Archdiocesan Office of Catholic Schools, headed by the Superintendent of Catholic Schools, monitors the religious and academic programs of the Academy to ensure that they are in compliance with Archdiocesan and State policies.

SSA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.

The President/Principal is ultimately responsible for the school program as well as campus facilities. The administrative team is responsible for the implementation of the school programs, including religious education.

The St. Scholastica Academy School Board advises the President/Principal in various school matters including the implementation of the mission, school policies, goals and objectives.

The Administrative Team, composed of the President/Principal, Dean of Academics, Dean of Students, Director of Guidance, Director of Advancement, and Director of Finance functions in a collaborative, collegial manner using shared decision processes to develop policies and procedures.
St. Scholastica Academy is a Catholic, all-girls, college-preparatory high school located in Covington, Louisiana. Founded in 1903, SSA perpetuates the Benedictine tradition of balancing prayer, work, study, and community in developing adolescent girls into Christian women grounded in the Gospel values of the Catholic faith.
St. Scholastica Academy is a Catholic girls high school of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. As such it admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities available to students at its schools. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.