Mount St. Joseph Academy

120 W Wissahickon Avenue
Flourtown, PA 19031
Tel: (215)233-3177
Grades: 9-12 | 557 students
  • Mount Saint Joseph Academy, located in Flourtown, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia, is the longest continuously operating private independent Catholic girls high school in the Delaware Valley.
  • As a college preparatory school, Mount Saint Joseph Academy assists young women in realizing their fullest potential.
  • The Mount is imbued with a spirit of unity and reconciliation, the special charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph.
  • Dedicated faculty are committed to a holistic education enriched by the values of the Catholic church.
  • Within an environment that fosters excellence tempered by gentleness, individual students are recognized and valued.
  • Academically challenging programs, which are teacher-directed and student-centered, ensure a well-rounded education with an emphasis on social responsibility.
  • Committed to preparing women for leadership roles, Mount St. Joseph Academy enables students to meet the moral and ethical challenges of an ever-changing society and a technological future.
  • Trusting in the wisdom echoed by an early Constitution of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, the mission asserts that "On the education of women largely depends the future of society.".

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2014

Student Body

Total Students 557 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Mount St. Joseph Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Oct. 30
Admissions Director Carol Finney
Admissions Associate Sharon Statmore

School Notes

  • As a college preparatory school, Mount Saint Joseph Academy prepares young women to realize their fullest potential. The Mount is imbued with a spirit of unity and reconciliation, the special charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph. Dedicated faculty are committed to a holistic education enriched by the values of the Catholic church. Within an environment that fosters excellence tempered by gentleness, individual students are recognized and valued. Academically challenging programs, which are teacher-directed and student-centered, ensure a well-rounded education with an emphasis on social responsibility. Committed to preparing women for leadership roles, Mount Saint Joseph Academy enables students to meet the moral and ethical challenges of an ever-changing society and a technological future. Trusting in the wisdom echoed by an early Constitution of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, the mission asserts that "On the education of women largely depends the future of society."
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