Academy Of St. Joseph

  • Founded in 1856, the Academy of Saint Joseph is a private Catholic school conducted by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Brentwood, New York.
  • Guided by the CSJ mission statement, the students develop a sense of tolerance, acceptance and respect for themselves and each other.
  • Caring faculty challenge students in subject classes scheduled in collaboration with the secondary division.
  • Class meetings, field trips, ceremonies and celebrations foster a sense of community.
  • Small class sizes provide frequent interaction between teacher and learner.
  • Catholic beliefs and values inform the total school environment particularly in the study of religion.
  • The curriculum offered in the Lower School is child centered, integrative and holistic, meeting and exceeding NYS Learning Standards.
  • Emphasis on literacy and whole language begins in kindergarten and continues throughout the grades.
  • The curriculum of the Academy of St. Joseph for grades 9-12 is college preparatory.
  • Emphasis is placed on the development of skill in the process of learning as well as on the academic content.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students385 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
48%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Academy Of St. Joseph Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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