Washington Jesuit Academy

The Washington Jesuit Academy is an all boys Middle School (4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades) from low-income households.
The school offers full scholarships to studnets if they meet financial criteria. The school places heavy emphasis on academically challenging curriculum preparing for strong academic college-prep high schools. Our Mission is to educate academically talented adolescent boys from low-income families, regardless of religious denomination, providing for them a disciplined, rigorous learning environment. The Goal of the Education is to prepare these boys to become "men for others" who, having gained confidence spiritually, intellectually, emotionally and physically will be able to succeed in a college preparatory high school on their way to becoming leaders in their communities.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 130 students
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Washington Jesuit Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in District Of Columbia for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
2002
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
130 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
Washington Jesuit Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
71%
Average Class Size
14 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
WJA Shirts/Tops provided

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Community Service Club, Cooking Club, Debate Club, Drama Club, Gardening Club, Geography Club, Life Skills Club, Music - guitar or piano, Origami Club, Physical Fitness Club, Robotics Club, Stem Club

School Notes

  • The Washington Jesuit Academy is an all boys Middle School (4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades) for low-income households. The school offers full scholarships to students if they meet financial criteria. The school places heavy emphasis on academically challenging curriculum preparing for strong academic college-prep high schools. Our Mission is to educate academically talented adolescent boys from low-income families, regardless of religious denomination, providing for them a disciplined, rigorous learning environment. The Goal of the Education is to prepare these boys to become "men for others" who, having gained confidence spiritually, intellectually, emotionally and physically will be able to succeed in a college preparatory high school on their way to becoming leaders in their communities.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Washington Jesuit Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Washington Jesuit Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Washington Jesuit Academy offer?
Washington Jesuit Academy offers 5 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer and Track and Field.
When is the application deadline for Washington Jesuit Academy?
The application deadline for Washington Jesuit Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 130 students
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Washington, DC is $29,363 for elementary schools and $33,185 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Washington, DC is 60% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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