St Josephs Academy

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Coalition of Girls
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1840
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1993

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 17%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
76%
Average Class Size10 students
Number of AP Courses14 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score27

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,990
% on Financial Aid
29%
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDianne Dunning-Gill '88

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
DanceDiving,
Field HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

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. 

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