St Joseph Academy

  • The administrators, faculty and staff, strive to serve the faith-community of Saint Joseph Parish, Bogota-Teaneck, by enhancing our catholic identity and challenging one another to accept and live the call of the Gospel.
  • We share our God-given gifts and talents in order to provide academic and spiritual support for our students.
  • We strive to bring each of his/her potential in becoming productive members of God's family.
  • It is our belief that through varied models of instruction in the areas of academics and human knowledge, our students will be guided to live out our Christian values and deepen their respect for the democratic society in which we live.
  • Our goals are to instill Christian moral values through the teaching of the Gospel, as well as providing positive role models through the example of our teachers; to provide our students with the tools, the enthusiasm, and the vision to utilize their talents to help create a world that mirrors the grandeur of God, its loving Creator; to encourage self-discipline and a sense of responsibility; to develop a love of learning and to develop a curriculum that will accept the challenges of an ever-changing technological society; and to instill a prayerful and compassionate approach to life by reminding the students of our basic Christian relationship of living dependence on God and willing service of others.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1940
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost Notes6 week summer program available
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students283 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St Joseph Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,725
Tuition NotesPreK tuition is 6811
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorStella Scarano
Admissions AssociateEneida Valente

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Golf, Tennis, Track and FieldBasketballGolf,
TennisTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Christmas and Spring Concert, Glee Club, Sherlock Holmes Play, Talent Show

School Notes

  • The administrators, faculty and staff, strive to serve the faith-community of Saint Joseph Parish, Bogota-Teaneck, by enhancing our catholic identity and challenging one another to accept and live out the call of the Gospel. We share our God-given gifts and talents in order to provide academic and spiritual support for our students. We strive to bring each of his/her potential in becoming productive members of God's family. It is our belief that through varied models of instruction in the areas of academics and human knowledge, our students will be guided to live out our Christian values and deepen their respect for the democratic society in which we live. Our goals are to instill Christian moral values through the teaching of the Gospel, as well as providing positive role models through the example of our teachers; to provide our students with the tools, the enthusiasm, and the vision to utilize their talents to help create a world that mirrors the grandeur of God, its loving Creator; to encourage self-discipline and a sense of responsibility; to develop a love of learning and to develop a curriculum that will accept the challenges of an ever-changing technological society; and to instill a prayerful and compassionate approach to life by reminding the students of our basic Christian relationship of living dependence on God and willing service of others.

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