Valedictorians, salutaurians, National Merit scholars, International Baccalaureate graduates, team captains - these are just a few of the descriptive words we can apply to our alumni.

What is it about a West Side Montessori education that makes a difference in your child’s development and future success? Is it the confidence? The independence? The ability to prioritize and organize? The extraordinary work ethic? It is all of the above and more. West Side graduates show focused tenacity and persistence in reaching for and achieving their goals in life.

Our 8th grade graduates are sought after by local private and public high schools. They are noted for their superior academic preparedness, innovative and problem-solving minds, and exceptional communication and collaborative working skills. 94% of our graduates are admitted into multiple honor classes and achieve honor roll status in high school. Our graduates excel in high school, many graduating at the top of their class and head off to college ready to change the world.

“SUA welcomes students from West Side Montessori. The combination of their strong writing skills, along with their critical thinking ability, makes them well-prepared for the rigorous courses offered at SUA.”

- Nicole Flores, St. Ursula Academy Principal