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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.[2]

Loretto Academy
1300 Hardaway Street

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United States
Coordinates31°47′10″N 106°26′5″W / 31.78611°N 106.43472°W / 31.78611; -106.43472Coordinates: 31°47′10″N 106°26′5″W / 31.78611°N 106.43472°W / 31.78611; -106.43472
TypePrivate, All-Girls for grades 6-12
MottoA Tradition Of Excellence/ Let Loretto Be Loretto Foever
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
PresidentMary Beth Boesen, SL
PrincipalMiddle & High School, Homero Silva
Color(s)Yellow, Black and White             
SloganFour Core Values: Faith, Community, Justice & Respect
AccreditationSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
NewspaperThe Prax
Elementary PrincipalJane German
Athletic DirectorAngela 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.[3] As of the early 1990s the school had over 900 students.[4]

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23.
  2. ^ "Admissions." Loretto Academy. Retrieved on May 24, 2011.
  3. ^ Saenz, Bernadette; Valdez, Victoria (2000). "Sisters of Loretto Have Long Tradition in Southwest". Borderland. Vol. 19.
  4. ^ McKee, Okla A. "Loretto Academy". Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved April 16, 2019.

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