Mission and Core Values

Founded in 1893 by the Ursuline Sisters, Ursuline Academy of Wilmington, Delaware, is a Catholic, independent, college-preparatory school comprised of four academic branches: Early Childhood, Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School.


Ursuline Academy is an independent, Catholic school community that empowers students for leadership and service in our global society.

Core Values of Ursuline Academy

  • Academic Excellence

  • Emphasis on the Individual and the Whole Person

  • Students as Leaders

  • Family Spirit and Community

  • Service and Social Consciousness

  • Curriculum Integrated with Christian Values

  • Religious Education

  • Spirit of St. Angela Merici - Learn more about Serviam