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schoolThe oldest continuously operating Catholic girls' high school in New York State, the Academy of Mount St. Ursula was founded in 1855 in East Morrisania, New York City by Ursuline Sisters who came from St. Louis, Missouri. It was chartered in 1868 and has been located at Bedford Park Boulevard and Bainbridge Avenue since 1892. The total program is based on unchanging spiritual and moral values actualized in a curriculum and co-curriculum designed to meet the needs of today's students. Throughout its long history, AMSU's family spirit has always fostered deep interpersonal bonds among students, faculty, parents, and alumnae.

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