Why STA

All-Girl Environment | College-Prep Curriculum | Global Education
College-Like Campus | Unique to STA | Faith and Spirituality

For over 150 years, St. Teresa’s Academy has been a leader in educating young women. Sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and committed to excellence in education, the Academy offers a rigorous academic curriculum combined with competitive athletic teams, award-winning fine arts programs, numerous faith-based initiatives, and a wide variety of extracurricular opportunities.

The STA Advantage

As the oldest school in Kansas City, St. Teresa’s Academy has a long history of educating and molding successful women. We take pride in knowing the young women who enter these doors leave as confident, well-educated individuals ready to meet life’s challenges and prepared to change the world. Here at St. Teresa’s Academy, you'll find a culture of support, acceptance, and encouragement. 

You’ll also find unique aspects of the STA education not found elsewhere that, in combination, offer young women amazing educational opportunities:

  • All-Female Student Body
  • College-Preparatory Curriculum
  • Catholic Faith Foundation
  • Advanced Technology
  • STEAM Emphasis (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)
  • College-Like Campus with Innovative Facilities
  • One-of-a-Kind Traditions
  • Sisterhood

Recommendations from STA Parents and Students

Discover from parents and students why St. Teresa’s Academy was their choice for an exceptional high school education.