St. Joseph's Academy is a college preparatory high school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.
Our mission at the Academy is to provide quality Catholic education for young women in an environment that challenges them to grow in faith, knowledge, and respect for self and others.
Our community expects these young women to make a profound impact in the world.
We strive to provide an environment where each student can develop as a whole person and where she can be guided toward service to God and neighbor.
SJA acknowledges the uniqueness of each individual and strives to nurture the integrity and autonomy of its students.
Administration, faculty, and staff understand that by their actions they demonstrate responsible behavior and commitment to Catholic values. Interactions with adults and with other students foster growth in self-awareness, understanding of others, and decision-making.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,990
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Josephs Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1840
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1993

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 18%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
76%
Average Class Size
10 students
Number of AP Courses
14 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
27

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
29%
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Dianne Dunning-Gill '88

Sports

School Notes

  • St. Joseph's Academy is a college preparatory high school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Our mission at the Academy is to provide quality Catholic education for young women in an environment that challenges them to grow in faith, knowledge, and respect for self and others. Our community expects these young women to make a profound impact in the world. 

School Reviews

Endorse St. Josephs Academy. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

Teen Travel In Uncertain Times
Teen Travel In Uncertain Times
Most adults find traveling more complicated and challenging that it was pre-pandemic. We offer some suggestions for safe teen travel in these uncertain times.
Using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to Promote Your School
Using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to Promote Your School
Social media is an effective marketing tool for your school. Here are some suggestions for using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest.
Should Teachers Be Unionized?
Should Teachers Be Unionized?
One of the basic differences between private and public schools is the fact that most public school teachers belong to a union. Should teachers be unionized?

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,990
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $15,050 for elementary schools and $16,530 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Louis, MO is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Quick Links