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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 included 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.

For questions or more information, please contact:


Admissions Director

Campus Tour

We encourage you to visit our campus for a personal tour to get a feel for what the classes are like while school is in session. A tour is a great place to start when looking at your education options. Feel free to stop by or call Becky Flores in the Admissions Office to set up an appointment.  You can reach her at or call her at 816-501-0035.


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APPLY BY DECEMBER 1, 2019 (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 7, 2019 or January 11, 2020

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.

Join an Informational Evening

Choose from the following dates: November 4, November 12 (Akers home), November 18, and December 9, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Parents and students are invited to the STA campus to learn why STA is the right school for you. Ask questions of current students, the admissions director, and the school’s president. Walk-ins are welcome.

Consider HSPT Prep Classes

Offered on the STA campus: November 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, and 21, 2019, from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Cost: $140 for six sessions

Attend the Open House on Sunday, October 27, 2019

Mass (optional) starts at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of St. Joseph or join the student-led tours beginning at 11:00 a.m., leaving every half hour from the Windmoor Center.

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 2019 - January 2020

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