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St. Joseph Academy
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  • Private, Catholic
  • SAN MARCOS, CA

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$60
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
HSPT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$10,400
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
16%
Average Financial Aid
$1,335
From St. Joseph Academy

Founded in 1995, St. Joseph Academy is an independent, classical Catholic academy serving TK (four year olds) through 12th grade in the center of North County San Diego. Less than a mile south of the 78 in San Marcos, SJA has been named a “School of Excellence” by the Cardinal Newman Society and is one of its “Ambassador” schools. Boasting some of the best standardized testing results together with a very high participation rate in its many clubs and sports, SJA is a vibrant, faith-filled community which excels in academics and sports.

Are you looking for a TK-12, faithful, classical Catholic Academy that has a strong family feel and Catholic culture made up of some of the best families in North County? Want to be part of a high school that has the best SAT average score among Catholic high schools in San Diego and where almost everyone is involved in some extracurricular activity?

Check out our website and sign up for a tour or student shadow today!

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St. Joseph Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1250
30 responses
Average ACT
No data available  

Culture & Safety

Poll
77%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 33 responses
  • Weekly Mass
    27%
  • Outdoor trips
    24%
  • Dances
    12%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Turkey Bowl
    9%
  • Pep rallies
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
305
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 13 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 13 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 14 responses
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 14 responses
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 14 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
64%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 11 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 11 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 11 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$78,797
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,704
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$538,200
National
$217,500

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