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Thank you for your interest in St. Teresa’s Academy, a Catholic, college preparatory high school. St. Teresa’s is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and accredited by the North Central Association/AdvancED.

St. Teresa's Academy is the START of something big. Your new experiences at St. Teresa's will prepare you to confidently become a leader in a world of fantastic possibilities in college and beyond. During the 2018-2019 school year, an $11 million investment in the expansion of the Goppert Center was introduced. This expansion includes state-of-the-art educational spaces and tools, demonstrating the long-standing commitment at St. Teresa's to remain a prominent leader in high school education.

St. Teresa’s Academy seeks a diverse student community and admits students without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin.

Qualifying Exams (Math, Science, English, Journalism)
March 26, and March 27, 2019
Donnelly Building
Click here to register.

Qualifying Exams (French, Spanish)
April 6, and April, 13, 2019
Donnelly Building
Click here to register.

For students who would like to qualify for advanced classes. These exams will be over individual subsections of the HSPT. Students can take multiple qualifying exams for a subsection.

For questions or more information, please contact:


Admissions Director


816-501-0011 x218

APPLY BY DECEMBER 1, 2018 (priority deadline)

Completing the application is easy and registers your daughter for the High School Placement Test. The signed release of records provides your permission for STA to request your daughter’s academic records from her current school.

Take the High School Placement Test (HSPT) on December 8, 2018 or January 12, 2019

Registration may be found on the St. Teresa’s Academy application form. Arrive at the Windmoor Center (Chapel) by 8:00 a.m., the test begins at 8:15 a.m.

Apply For Financial Aid

Apply for financial aid online after November 2, 2018, at Priority deadline is December 14, 2018. For more information, visit the St. Teresa's website or contact Dr. Liz Baker, Principal of Student Affairs, at

Schedule a Shadow Day

Most Thursdays and Fridays, September 2018 - January 2019

Spend a day with a student, sitting in on classes and meeting faculty, staff, and students. All eighth grade girls are invited.