School Profile

Mission Statement

Cor Jesu Academy is a Catholic, college-preparatory community founded by the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. In an academically challenging environment, we provide a program for the total education of talented, academically qualified young women. Students are empowered intellectually, spiritually and morally to serve as responsible members of the global community. Inspired by the charism of “sharing the love of the heart of Christ,” students embrace personal dignity and faith, integrity and compassion and a commitment to serve others.

Cor Jesu at a Glance

  • Private, Catholic, college-preparatory school for young women located in southwest St. Louis County.
  • Draws students from St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Jefferson County, Franklin County and Illinois.
  • Faculty consists of 59 lay teachers and 7 religious sisters.
  • 86 percent of faculty members have a master’s degree or higher.
  • 578 students are enrolled for the 2018-19 school year.
  • 11:1 student/teacher ratio
  • Composite ACT Average is 30
  • Cor Jesu Academy is accredited by AdvancED/North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA CASI).
  • Operates on a six-day, eight-block rotating schedule.
"Sharing the Love of the Heart of Christ"