Why STA

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

For nearly 150 years, St. Teresa’s 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 iniatives, 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. 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 Environment
  • College-prep Curriculum
  • Global Education
  • Advanced Technology/One-to-one Laptop Program
  • Faith-based Teaching
  • Service to the Dear Neighbor
  • College-Like Campus
  • Opportunities for Travel and Service Abroad