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 (2022-23)

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

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. 
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Josephs Academy cost?

St. Josephs Academy's tuition is approximately $15,990 for private students.

What schools are St. Josephs Academy often compared to?

St. Josephs Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Notre Dame High School, Incarnate Word Academy, Visitation Academy Of St. Louis by visitors of our site.

What is the acceptance rate of St. Josephs Academy?

The acceptance rate of St. Josephs Academy is 85%, which is lower than the national average of 88%. St. Josephs Academy's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Missouri with low acceptance rates.

What sports does St. Josephs Academy offer?

St. Josephs Academy offers 12 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. St. Josephs Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for most sports offered.

What is St. Josephs Academy's ranking?

St. Josephs Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for St. Josephs Academy?

The application deadline for St. Josephs Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

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

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The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $15,203 for elementary schools and $16,950 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Louis, MO is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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