St. Joseph High School

St Joseph High School is a 4-year, co-ed, college preparatory school.
St Joseph High School strives to be the premier college preparatory school in Southern Connecticut. The school provides a learning environment that embraces the Gospel values of the Roman Catholic faith and promotes a commitment to family and community. The school prepares our young women and young men to realize their potential, helps them excel in higher education and provides a foundation to guide them throughout their lives. We are to develop educated and creative thinkers who exhibit superior intellectual and communication skills.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmild learning differences
Year Founded1962
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students794 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade St. Joseph High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers92 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP American Government & Politics, AP Biology & Lab, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry & Lab, AP Economics (Micro & Macro), AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Environmental Sciences, AP European History, AP French Language & Culture, AP Physics C, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language & Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Average SAT score1200
Average ACT score24
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform shirts with dress slacks or skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNov. 11 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,450
Tuition NotesTuition is inclusive of textbooks, participation fees for activities, and all sports (except hockey). All students are required to purchase an iPad (if not already owned) All students must purchase a uniform (donated uniforms available in June 2019)
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Admissions DirectorJessica Costa, MBA
Admissions AssociateLinda Lucy


Total Sports Offered20 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
Field HockeyFootball,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.42 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Amaranth, Art/Portfolio, Astronomy Club, Camp Sunshine, Campus Ministry, Chess Club, Debate Club, French Club, Freshman Guides, Go Green Ecology Club, HeART Club, Interact Club, Irish Club, Italian Club, Italian National Honor Society, Jazz Band, Jeopardy Club, Letters of Love Club, Math Team, Multicultural Club, National Chinese Honor Society, National Honor Society, Philosophy Club, Ping Pong Club, Pottery Club, RAAFT Club, SADD Club, Spanish Club, Spanish National Honor Society, Stem Club, Stock Market Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Women's Studies Club, Zumba Club

Arts and Music Programs:
AV Club, Drama Club, English Club, Guitar Club, Music Ministry, Writing Center, Yearbook

School Notes

  • St Joseph High School is the premier college preparatory school in Southern CT. It matters where you go to high school, but with whom you go matters more. 

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    (203) 372-6521
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
St. Joseph High School is one of the greatest schools you could choose for your child to grow and learn. The students at St. Joseph are incredibly empathetic and truly enjoy serving with and for others. They are more than just students - they play sports (on championship teams!); they study hard; they travel on immersion trips, and they truly enjoy spending their days at school.
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Fantastic school where academic excellence is expected. My son loves this school and all it has to offer from many honors and AP courses to great athletics. A caring and involved staff round out his educational experience. Best decision we ever made!
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A great environment with fantastic teachers & support staff. Simply an outstanding high school!
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The average private school tuition in Connecticut is $17,489 for elementary schools and $35,499 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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