Mount St. Joseph Academy

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.".

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 494 students
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 30
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Mount St. Joseph Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
494 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Mount St. Joseph Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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."
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mount St. Joseph Academy's ranking?
Mount St. Joseph Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Mount St. Joseph Academy?
The application deadline for Mount St. Joseph Academy is Oct. 30.

School Reviews

5  
The Mount shaped my friends and me into the people we are today - bold women unafraid to speak up, work in male-dominated settings, and assume leadership roles with ease. I will forever be grateful to the Mount and think fondly of my time there.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 494 students
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 30
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Montgomery County, PA is $19,469 for elementary schools and $27,264 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Montgomery County, PA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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