St. Joseph Academy

500 Las Flores Dr,
San Marcos, CA, 92078-0920
Tel: (760)305-8505
Grades: K - 12 | 268 students
Sierra Madre Academy was established in response to the Second Vatican Council's call for greater lay witness in contemporary society.
Teaching in accordance with the Magisterium of the Church, our mission is to form young men and women who, committed to live by Catholic principles, will transform and advance human culture.
We aim to accomplish this by offering a traditional learning environment that blends faith and reason in educating the whole child.
Man was created by God in His image and likeness and therefore is destined for Him who is infinite perfection.
In the spirit of the Divine Master, amidst a world of material possession, the mission of Sierra Madre Academy is to prepare the child for what he must be and for what he must do here on earth, in order to gain the sublime end for which he was created.
Our duty is to take great care in the Christian education of the youth.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 268 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade St. Joseph Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Country School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oralingua School For The Hearing Impaired (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Children's Paradise Inc. (4.3 miles away)
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  • San Marcos Oralingua School For The Hearing Impaired
    Special Education School
    221 Pawnee St
    San Marcos , CA , 92078
    (562)945-8391
    Special Education School
    0.5  mi  |  7  students  |  Gr.  K-2
  • San Marcos
    The Country School
    Special Education School
    1145 Lin Da Vista Dr Ste 105
    San Marcos , CA , 92078
    (760)744-4870
    Special Education School
    1.2  mi  |  21  students  |  Gr.  4-12
  • San Marcos
    Valley Christian School
    (Baptist)
    1350 Discovery St
    San Marcos , CA , 92078
    (760)744-0207
    (Baptist)
    1.5  mi  |  133  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • San Marcos
    Discovery Isle Child Development Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1655 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd # 101
    San Marcos , CA , 92078
    (760)752-8691
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2.6  mi  |  92  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Vista West Coast Baptist School
    (Baptist)
    1525 Buena Vista Drive
    Vista , CA , 92081
    (760)726-6163
    (Baptist)
    2.8  mi  |  35  students  |  Gr.  K-12

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