Established in 1956, Cor Jesu Academy is a private, Catholic, college preparatory school for girls in grades nine through 12. Its curriculum includes verbal math, critical reading and writing, English, physical and business education, science, and social studies. The facilities provided by the academy include Internet access and televisions in classrooms, computer laboratory, library, and cafeteria. Its counseling department offers comprehensive programs on career development, and provides college placements. Its sports department organizes tournaments in various sports, such as golf, basketball, cheerleading, softball, swimming, soccer, hockey and tennis. The academy has a guidance department consisting of counselors and psychologists who look into emotional and social needs of students. Cor Jesu Academy is located in St. Louis.