As a Catholic, college-preparatory high school, St. Joe's educates young men of diverse backgrounds in the tradition of St.
John Baptist de La Salle. We transform the lives of students through academic excellence and care for the whole person in a respectful, Lasallian Catholic community, developing each student's unique talents in preparation for college and life.

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St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1861
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
630 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
22 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1170
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Peter Kennedy '97
Admissions Associate
Pat Washington '04

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
40 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
A-Team Athletics Broadcasting, Art Club, Brother Paul Writing Contest, Business & Economics Concepts (BEC), Chess Club, Chinese Club, Class Liturgies, Collegiate Ambassadors, Current Events Club, Donate Life Club, Dungeons & Dragons Club, Equity & Justice Club, Eucharistic Ministers, Fall Drama Production, Film Club, Food Basket, French Club, German Club, Hispanic Cultures Club, Lasallian Youth Group, Long Book Club, Masterminds, Math Team, Meme Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, Morning Show, Outdoors Club, Philosophy Club, Ping Pong Club, Quill & Quiver Writing Club, Recycling Club, Robotics, Science Olympiad, Ski Club, Spring Musical, Stage / Technical Crew, Student Council, Student Prints (Journalism), Yearbook

School Notes

  • To be considered for admission to St. Joe's, prospective freshmen for Fall 2022 must do the following: Complete an online Application for Admission Sit for the Entrance & Scholarship Exam. A completed application serves as registration for the Entrance & Scholarship Exam on Saturday, November 20, 2021. Complete an Academic Records Request Form to provide the Admissions Office copies of final academic transcripts, or reports cards, from grades 6 and 7, along with the first 8th grade report.  Schedule an Applicant Family Interview online or by contacting the Admissions Office at 716.874.4953. The interview is optional, but provides an excellent opportunity for the Admissions Committee to determine how St. Joe's can best serve a student.
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An amazing school! Academically, every student is challenged to do well by a very skilled teaching staff. Academics definitely come first, and as long as the student applies himself and stays on task, the results will be outstanding. Athletic programs are great, as well as extra-curricular clubs and activities. By far the best high school in the area, I can't recommend it enough!
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