Profile of a Graduate

List of 5 items.

  • Morally Grounded

    • She is rooted in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
    • She is able to defend and live her faith in a joyful manner.
    • She knows how to apply moral principles based on a well-formed conscience.
    • She values the dignity of human life.
    • She is able to think for herself and to be a good decision maker.
    • She has a strong sense of social justice.
  • Academically Competent

    • She is academically prepared and proficient.
    • She can communicate effectively in oral and written format.
    • She is a life-long learner.
  • Civically Responsible

    • She is a leader with a strong moral compass.
    • She is an active and responsible citizen.
    • She values loyalty to her faith, family, school and community.
  • Mentally and Physically Balanced

    • She is able to balance commitments.
    • She values physical and emotional wellness.
    • She sets realistic goals and accepts challenges with confidence.
  • Personally and Socially Well Developed

    • She is socially confident, poised, reliable and responsible.
    • She is self-motivated and generous of spirit.
    • She is empathetic and respectful.
    • She is committed to making a positive difference in the world.
For 170 years, Mount de Sales Academy has formed young women in the spirit of Saint Francis de Sales through a college preparatory education that nurtures the whole person. Anchored in faith, the community of Mount de Sales Academy is committed to academic excellence, lifelong learning, moral responsibility, service to others, and the dignity of the human person. As a liberal arts Catholic college preparatory school, Mount de Sales Academy’s curriculum provides students with a broad-based education that is strongly underpinned by the tenets of our faith.

Each student seeks for the fullness of life and becomes the young woman God is calling her to be. She knows that she is able to contribute to her community at Mount de Sales Academy and to the world through service and respect for every human person, beginning with herself.

Your family will have many opportunities throughout the year to engage with the Mount de Sales community and experience all that our school provides to our young women. We will share our college preparatory curriculum, beautiful and historic campus, thriving student life, and dedicated faculty and staff when it is most convenient for you. Demonstrated daily by the beloved Dominican Sisters who administer and teach at Mount de Sales, you will see firsthand that our Catholic identity is woven into every aspect of the Mount de Sales experience!

While the application process might seem daunting, our admissions team is committed to guiding you through the steps. Families on our admissions email list will be sent due date reminders, event invitations and other Sailor news. Please fill out an inquiry form to be added to the email list.

Congratulations for taking the first step in your high school search and know of our prayers for your daughter and family during this exciting time. We can't wait to get to know your family!

Sincerely in Christ,
Mattie Wood '04
Director of Admissions
410.744.8498 ext. 270

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Mattie Wood

    Mrs. Mattie Wood 

    Director of Admissions
    Towson University - B.S.
    Johns Hopkins University - M.S.
  • Photo of Jennifer Blake

    Ms. Jennifer Blake 

    Assistant Director of Admissions
    Mount St. Mary's University - B.A.

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