Our Catholic Learning Environment is Ideal for Your Daughter

St. Agnes Academy
From the classroom to the field, St. Agnes offers a perfectly balanced Catholic learning environment for your daughter. Read about five ways our Catholic teachings reach throughout the school!
Established in 1906 by the Dominican Sisters, St. Agnes Academy has been committed to providing a holistic education grounded in Catholic principles for over a century. Today, St. Agnes stands as a testament to the enduring value of faith-based education, offering students a nurturing environment where they can flourish intellectually, morally, and spiritually.

Its unwavering dedication to Catholic tradition is at the core of the St. Agnes mission statement. Rooted in the teachings of Jesus Christ and the traditions of the Catholic Church, the school cultivates an atmosphere of compassion, integrity, and service. Students are encouraged to embody these values daily, fostering a sense of responsibility towards others and a commitment to social justice.

Through service projects, retreats, and comprehensive classes – all with an overarching background of Catholic learning – St. Agnes instills in its students a deep understanding of their Catholic faith and empowers them to live out its principles in the world. Find out more about why this environment is the right fit for your daughter.

5 Key Points that Make St. Agnes an Ideal Environment for Catholic Learning

Let’s take a closer look at what separates St. Agnes as an ideal high school educational choice for your child.

1. Academics

One of the hallmarks of a St. Agnes education is its emphasis on academic excellence. The rigorous curriculum challenges students to think critically, communicate effectively, and pursue knowledge with passion and curiosity.
Small class sizes and personalized attention from dedicated faculty members ensure that each student receives the support and guidance needed to excel academically. Whether in the humanities, sciences, or arts, St. Agnes prepares its students to succeed in college and their future careers, equipping them with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in an ever-changing world.
Students are supported from the moment they are accepted until much into their future with resources such as the Student Success Center and College Counseling Department

2. Extracurriculars 

Beyond academics, St. Agnes Academy provides a rich array of extracurricular activities and opportunities for personal growth. Students are encouraged to explore their interests and talents, from athletics to the arts, fostering a well-rounded educational experience.
Moreover, the school offers a vibrant campus ministry program that invites students to deepen their faith through prayer, worship, and fellowship. Retreats, liturgies, and spiritual workshops allow students to reflect on their relationship with God and discern their vocation in life.
Athletically, students compete against other religious schools within the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools, or TAPPS

3. Inclusivity

In addition to its strong academic and spiritual foundation, St. Agnes is known for its supportive and inclusive community that values diversity and celebrates individuality. Students from diverse backgrounds come together to learn, grow, and form lasting friendships based on mutual respect and understanding.
The school's commitment to creating a welcoming and affirming environment ensures that every student feels valued and accepted for who they are, no matter their religion. Moreover, St. Agnes promotes leadership development and empowers students to become agents of positive change in their local and global communities.

4. Service

Another critical aspect of the St. Agnes experience is its focus on preparing students to be responsible citizens and compassionate leaders worldwide. Through service-learning opportunities and social justice initiatives, students are encouraged to address pressing societal issues and advocate for meaningful change.
Whether volunteering at local charities, participating in mission trips, or engaging in advocacy work, St. Agnes students learn the importance of using their talents and privileges to impact the world around them positively.
As part of the graduation requirements, St. Agnes has a "Servant Leadership Apprenticeship" program in which the students complete 100 hours of community service with one organization between the spring of their junior year and the fall of their senior year. Through this experience, the students discover the principles of Catholic Social Teaching firsthand.

5. Tradition

Furthermore, St. Agnes Academy fosters a strong sense of family and tradition that spans generations. Alumnae remain actively engaged with the school community, offering current students mentorship, support, and guidance.
This sense of continuity and connection creates a unique bond among members of the St. Agnes family, uniting them in a shared commitment to faith, learning, and service.

A Commitment to Catholic Values is the Backbone of St. Agnes

St. Agnes Academy is a shining example of a Catholic learning environment that nurtures the mind, body, and spirit. With its commitment to Catholic values, academic excellence, inclusive community, and service to others, St. Agnes empowers students to become compassionate leaders and lifelong learners equipped to make a positive difference in the world.

As it has for over a century, St. Agnes continues to inspire generations of students to strive for excellence and live lives of purpose and meaning. Want to come see for yourself? See what our admissions department has to offer!