Loretto Academy (El Paso, Texas)
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Loretto Academy is a private Roman Catholic school in El Paso, Texas. It is a part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of El Paso alongside Cathedral High School and Father Yermo. Grades Pre-K3-5 are coeducational, while grades 6-12 are all girls.
1300 Hardaway Street
|Type||Private, All-Girls for grades 6-12|
|Motto||A Tradition Of Excellence/ Let Loretto Be Loretto Foever|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|President||Mary Beth Boesen, SL|
|Principal||Middle & High School, Homero Silva|
|Color(s)||Yellow, Black and White|
|Slogan||Four Core Values: Faith, Community, Justice & Respect|
|Accreditation||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Elementary Principal||Jane German|
|Athletic Director||Angela Glover|
The Sisters of Loretto had previously established several schools in Las Cruces and El Paso. Loretto Academy in El Paso opened on September 11, 1923 as the first all-girls school in the city, with eight teachers and 143 students. The boarding school closed in 1975. As of the early 1990s the school had over 900 students.
Notes and referencesEdit
- SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23.
- "Admissions." Loretto Academy. Retrieved on May 24, 2011.
- Saenz, Bernadette; Valdez, Victoria (2000). "Sisters of Loretto Have Long Tradition in Southwest". Borderland. Vol. 19.
- McKee, Okla A. "Loretto Academy". Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
- School Website
- "Sisters of Loretto Have Long Tradition in Southwest". Borderlands article.
- "Early History".