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), Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Handwriting (K-3), Phonics (K-3), and Study Skills (4-8).
The curriculum is further enriched by weekly classes in Special subjects, including PE, Music, Art, Spanish, Library (K-5), and Computer (K-8).Providing a safe, structured environment allows our students to thrive.
Our smaller class sizes allow our teachers to fulfill the individual learning requirements of each student and nurture their unique gifts. Classroom technology, including SMART boards, iPads, and computers, is just one of the many methods used by our faculty to individualize their instruction to the academic needs of each child.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 162 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,700
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
162 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
St. Joseph Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
(Uniform - see handbook for details)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Contact St. Joseph Academy for further Tuition Information
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Sr. Patricia Jean, SJW - Principal


Total Sports Offered
6 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Book Club, Crochet Club, Leadership Club, Newspaper Club, Quick Recall Academic Team, Robotics, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Dulcimer Club

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.
  • St. Joseph Academy has been preparing children to grow and succeed in this ever-changing world for over 40 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 of Religion, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, & Social Studies.In addition, we also offer weekly classes in Art, Music, Physical Education, Library, and Computer. These special classes are an integral part of learning. Private school students consistently score higher than the national average on standardized testing.
  • For more information please contact 859-485-6444 or
  • your child today!

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 162 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,700
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Kentucky is $6,919 for elementary schools and $8,090 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kentucky is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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