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St. Joseph Academy
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  • Private, Catholic
  • BROWNSVILLE, TX

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

St. Joseph Academy plans on a full, in-person opening for the 2021-2022 school year. SJA will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and assess information/directives from various sources, including the CDC, Cameron County Department of Public Health, & the Catholic Schools Office. Our top priority is to ensure the health and safety of our students, parents, employees & other campus visitors. Learn More

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade B

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St. Joseph Academy is a highly rated, private, Catholic school located in BROWNSVILLE, TX. It has 411 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. Tuition is $11,220 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

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Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$11,220
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid
$2,500

St. Joseph Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1150
154 responses
Average ACT
27
44 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 21 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 64 responses
  • Red & White classic
    25%
  • Mass
    17%
  • Retreats and style show
    16%
  • Graduation
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    8%
  • Homecoming
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
411
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 29 responses
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 29 responses
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 29 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 16 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 16 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 16 responses

Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$38,588
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$736
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$90,000
National
$217,500
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