St. Scholastica Academy is owned by the Archdiocese
of New Orleans and is governed by the Archbishop of New Orleans. As a
Catholic school, SSA is part of the educational ministry of the Church
and, as such, does not have a separate legal identity. The Archdiocesan
Office of Catholic Schools, headed by the Superintendent of Catholic
Schools, monitors the religious and academic programs of the school to
ensure that they comply with Archdiocesan and State policies.
SSA does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national and ethnic origin in administration of educational
policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, or
athletic and other school-administered programs.
is ultimately responsible for the entire school program and campus
facilities and the administrative team is responsible for the
implementation of the school's program, including religious education.
The St. Scholastica Academy School Board advises the Principal in various school matters including implementation of school policies, goals and objectives.
The Administrative Team,
composed of the Principal, Dean of Academics, Dean of Students,
Director of Guidance, and Director of Finance functions in a
collaborative, collegial manner using shared decision processes to
develop policies and procedures.