St. Joseph Academy

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  • The Saint Joseph Academy Mission Statement… Conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools and serving the children of the lower Rio Grande Valley, Saint Joseph Academy provides religious and moral formation and a college preparatory education in the tradition of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • It endeavors to form young men and women who will succeed in university studies, who know and love Jesus, and who actively participate in the worship and mission of the Church, including the Church’s preferential option for the poor.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1865

Student Body

Total Students756 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
83%
State avg.: 35%
Students by GradeSt. Joseph Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,808
Tuition NotesEntrance Exam $50 Registration $650
Admissions DirectorMonica Gonzalez

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFootball,
GolfSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,

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