St. 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), 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.

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 Founded1976

Student Body

Total Students162 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 8%
Students by GradeSt. Joseph Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size20 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform - see handbook for details)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,700
Tuition NotesContact St. Joseph Academy for further Tuition Information
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSr. Elizabeth Ann, SJW - Principal
Admissions AssociateJennie Searp

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsArchery, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, GolfArcheryBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
DanceGolf,

Extracurriculars

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

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Dulcimer Clu

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 principal@sjawalton.com.
  • https://sjawalton.com/forms/Register your child today!
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