Saint Joseph Academy

At SJA, we pride ourselves on our high academic standards and encourage our students to strive for excellence.
Our curriculum encompasses Religion, Language Arts (which includes Reading, Writing, Spelling, and Grammar), Handwriting (K-8), Phonics (K-3), Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.
The curriculum is further enriched by weekly classes in Special subjects, including PE, Music, Art, Library and Computer (K-8). Providing a disciplined, structured environment allows our students to thrive.
Our smaller class sizes (7:1 ratio) allow our teachers to meet the individual learning needs of each student and nurture their unique gifts. Classroom technology, including CleverTouch boards, chromebooks, and computers are just one of the many methods used by our faculty to individualize their instruction to the academic needs of each child.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 87 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,535
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Saint Joseph Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia/ Dysgraphia/high-functioning autism
Year Founded
1976

Student Body

Total Students
87 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade
Saint Joseph Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size
7 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform - see handbook for details

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Contact Saint Joseph Academy for Tuition Assistance
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Sr. Patricia Jean, SJW - Principal

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

School Notes

  • While adhering to our values, we focus on providing students with the skills they need to be life-long learners and leaders who strive for excellence. We are accredited by the Kentucky Non-Public School Commission and are committed to providing our students with the tools, both spiritual and academic, to prepare them for high school and their future.
  • Saint Joseph Academy has been preparing children to grow and succeed in this ever-changing world for over 48 years. Investing in your child`s elementary school education will pay off far beyond 8th-grade graduation.
  • Our students benefit from a rich and varied curriculum. Private school students consistently score higher than the national average on standardized testing.
  • For more information please contact 859-485-6444 or principal@sjawalton.com.
  • https://sjawalton.com/forms/Register your child today!
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Saint Joseph Academy cost?
Saint Joseph Academy's tuition is approximately $5,535 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Saint Joseph Academy?
The acceptance rate of Saint Joseph Academy is 98%, which is higher than the national average of 93%.
What sports does Saint Joseph Academy offer?
Saint Joseph Academy offers 2 interscholastic sports: Archery and Cross Country.
What is Saint Joseph Academy's ranking?
Saint Joseph Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for Saint Joseph Academy?
The application deadline for Saint Joseph Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 87 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,535
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Kentucky is $6,857 for elementary schools and $7,871 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kentucky is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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