Students not only learn Catholic values, they live them.
Ursuline High School is called to a mission that is grounded in the love of Christ and the faith of the Catholic Church. In the Ursuline tradition, Ursuline invites students and families from diverse faith, racial, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds into a community of teachers and learners, of faith and faith-in-action.
As a faith-centered educational community, we nurture each student’s growth in mind, body and spirit. Our intellectually, socially and spiritually stimulating environment encourages students to adopt a way of life that embraces service and challenges them to pursue with equal vigor the goals of academic excellence and faithfulness to Christ.
Our students are given not just the knowledge and skills they will need to prosper in tomorrow’s world, but also the faith and virtues that can make them women and men of outstanding character. Our religious education program includes:
A College Prep Curriculum that Challenges, Nurtures, & Prepares ALL Students
The world around us is continually changing, for your children to become truly ready for what lies ahead, they need an academically rigorous curriculum that keeps pace with the times, yet remains flexible enough to suit his or her individual pursuits. But that is not all.
It is also imperative to teach each student how to think independently, make excellent decisions based on knowledge and experience, and apply what they know with self-confidence. Equally important is to teach them to respect and appreciate the unique talents of others and work together collaboratively for the greater good.
As parents and educators, this is our common goal. This preparation is the real-life advantage of an Ursuline education. Ursuline students are ready for college and ready to be productive members of society. Our belief in the quality of our academic program is supported by these facts:
Class of 2006- 2 Finalists, 3 Commended
A Positive School Culture Where All Students Feel Safe and Welcomed
Community building embraces all of the curricular and extra-curricular programs at Ursuline so that students experience a place where they are happy and safe. Each student is a valued member of the school community. Above all else, respect for one another is the guiding principle for our interactions. The community of adults and young adults, staff and students, work together, energize one another, and through these personal relationships grow to become who we have been called to be by our Creator. Our school culture is supported by a strict, but fair code of conduct that accomplishes the following goals:
Successful Athletic Programs and Extracurricular Activities
The students of Ursuline have the opportunity to participate in a full range of activities to develop their unique gifts and talents. Through these programs our students:
Visit our Student Life page for more information on our extracurricular activities.
Visit our Athletics pages for information on our boys and girls athletic programs.
Diversity in coursework, student body and pathways to success.
We challenge students to explore, sample, and consider a vast array of course options and career directions. Students also interact with various ethnic and socioeconomic groups within the student body. This eye-and-mind-opening experience is not an elective. It is the Ursuline culture.
Our belief is that this broad experience in high school promotes overall success in the real world that our students will encounter in college and beyond.
Ursuline High School is conveniently located in the city’s cultural and educational center. Located adjacent to the YSU campus on Wick Avenue with immediate access to I-680, Ursuline is close to any Mahoning Valley Community.
Easy access from Interstate 680 makes driving a popular option for many Ursuline families. Many arrange carpools with other students from their neighborhood. The State of Ohio reimburses parents who drive their students when bussing is not available through a student’s local school district.
The following school districts provide bus transportation to and from Ursuline:
Austintown, Campbell, Girard, Hubbard, Liberty, and Youngstown.
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