St. Joseph Academy

The mission of St. Joseph's School is believing each student is a child of God, challenges each to achieve academic excellence, to embrace the Gospel message, to make a difference in the school, the community and the world.
Our school is an integral part of the Church's mission to proclaim the gospel, build a faith community, celebrate through worship and serve others to the best of our ability.
We challenge the administration, faculty, staff, students and school families to witness to their beliefs in Jesus Christ.
We continue to strive for academic excellence in a supportive and challenging environment, while affirming the dignity of each person in our school community.
We commit ourselves to teaching a curriculum integrated and rooted in Gospel values and Catholic teachings.
We strive to develop a love of our country and of the values and morals which make it strong, as well as a global vision for a peaceful world.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 186 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1938

Student Body

Total Students
186 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
52%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

School Notes

  • The mission of St. Joseph's School is believing each student is a child of God, challenges each to achieve academic excellence, to embrace the Gospel message, to make a difference in the school, the community and the world. Our school is an integral part of the Church's mission to proclaim the gospel, build a faith community, celebrate through worship and serve others to the best of our ability. We challenge the administration, faculty, staff, students and school families to witness to their beliefs in Jesus Christ. We continue to strive for academic excellence in a supportive and challenging environment, while affirming the dignity of each person in our school community. We commit ourselves to teaching a curriculum integrated and rooted in Gospel values and Catholic teachings. We strive to develop a love of our country and of the values and morals which make it strong, as well as a global vision for a peaceful world.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does St. Joseph Academy offer?
St. Joseph Academy offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer and Volleyball.
What is St. Joseph Academy's ranking?
St. Joseph Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Joseph Academy?
The application deadline for St. Joseph Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 186 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Lakeland, FL is $10,965 for elementary schools and $11,846 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lakeland, FL is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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