St. Joseph High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
80 Willoughby Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: (718)624-3618
  • St. Joseph High School, a Catholic secondary school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, NY, educates diverse young women to believe in the potential of their whole being empowering them to lead with love in a reconciling manner so that all may be one.We welcome each student, no matter her challenges, to our caring community, guiding her along her life`s journey as she grows her capacity to be a critical thinker, creative problem solver, clear communicator and spirited collaborator. As educators we acknowledge and celebrate different learning styles and expand our expertise in meeting the needs of our diverse population.
  • Through an innovative curriculum we lead each student to put her learning in the service of others expanding her opportunities and finding her place in the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Many
Year Founded 1904

Student Body

Total Students 274 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade St. Joseph High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses English, St. Joseph College Bridge Program, Statistics
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,100
Tuition Notes Yearly Tuition Incentives: Principal List: $500 First Honors: $300 Second Honors: $200
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $750
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ms. Elizabeth Peralta


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Softball, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
SoftballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Basketball Team, CSJ Leaders Club, Choir, City Explorers, Culture Club, Dance, Drama Club, Girls v Trafficking Club, GlamourGals, Mouse Squad, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Robotics Club, SJHS Ambassadors Club, STEP Team, Softball, Spanish Club, Speech, Student Council, Track Club Choir, City Explorers, Culture Club, Dance, Drama Club, GlamourGals, Mouse Squad, Newspaper, Robotics Club, STEP Team, Softball, Spanish Club, Speech, Track Club, Basketball Team,
CSJ Leaders Club,
Girls v Trafficking Club,
National Honor Society,
SJHS Ambassadors Club,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • Established in 1904, the school enrolls 300 young women in grades 9 through 12. The school is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, NY. The excellent education received at SJHS guides students to come to know more deeply the power they possess and through their empowerment they make a positive difference in our world.Educate a woman and you educate a nation, so that all may be one!St. Joseph High School is staffed by a highly qualified and experienced faculty. The student-to-faculty ratio is 13:1. SJHS offers a broad range of student services to address the needs of a variety of learning styles.In addition SJHS offers many co-curricular activities that compliment our academic program.  This includes our award winning Speech Team, School Newspaper, STEP Team and Fine Arts Program.
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School Reviews

5  5/17/2016
I graduated from St. Joseph's Commercial H.S. in 1949 and to this date I still have memories of the school, still look through my Parmentier yearbook and remember the girls and teachers I had. I also remember the 10 story building we were in and the great education we got from all of the Sisters. I am now going on 83 years old and still remember shorthand and typing classes which I eventually gained my employment as a secretary in all upstanding and respectable positions. Thank you, St. Joseph's Commercial. Sincerely, Faith A. (Schellhorn) Schildt
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