St. Joseph Academy

101 Saint Joseph Drive,
Brownsville, TX, 78520-0785
     Tel: (956)542-3581
Grades: 7 - 12 | 756 students
The Saint Joseph Academy Mission Statement… Conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools and serving the children of the lower Rio Grande Valley, Saint Joseph Academy provides religious and moral formation and a college preparatory education in the tradition of the Roman Catholic Church.
It endeavors to form young men and women who will succeed in university studies, who know and love Jesus, and who actively participate in the worship and mission of the Church, including the Church’s preferential option for the poor.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1865

Student Body

Total Students 756 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 83%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade St. Joseph Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,808
Tuition Notes Entrance Exam $50 Registration $650
Admissions Director Monica Gonzalez

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFootball,
GolfSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is First Baptist School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is First Baptist School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is First Baptist School (0.2 miles away)
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