St Joseph High School

  • Saint Joseph High School is a four year, coeducational, college preparatory school established in 1962 by the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Bridgeport.
  • Saint 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 Catholic Education Association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmild learning differences
Year Founded1962
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students794 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeSt 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
78%
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses14 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(uniform shirts, slacks and polos)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNov. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,300
Tuition Notes inclusive of textbooks
% on Financial Aid
36%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,500
Admissions DirectorMargaret Kuhar Marino \'71
Admissions AssociateAngela DeStefano

Sports

Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDiving,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Winter Track

School Notes

  • St. Joseph High School does offer students the option of taking virtual courses that are not currently offered at the high school. These courses can range in area of study to provide a different areas of study for the student to explore.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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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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