List of 9 frequently asked questions.

  • Q: If I go to a public school, how do I apply for admission?

    Students from public and non-Catholic private schools are asked to contact the Director of Admission for an application and information, or download an Application for Admission. Students should forward their current school records to the Saint Joseph Academy Admission Office by using the records release form. Following application, the student's application is reviewed. If acceptance of a particular student is in question, her elementary school may be contacted for a recommendation prior to the final decision.
  • Q: How much is tuition? Does it increase each year?

    Tuition for the 2017-18 school year is $13,750. While it has increased in years past, there is no set annual increase.
  • Q: How do I apply for financial aid?

    Saint Joseph Academy uses the FACTS Grants and Aid Application form to assist in determining each student’s financial need. The form must be completed online at this link at by November 15, 2017. Please be assured that all financial information is strictly confidential. Scholarship applications are available on our website. Applications are due by December 1, 2017. Please call 216.251.4868 with any questions. 
  • Q: How do I apply for scholarships?

    Many scholarships are available for students attending Saint Joseph Academy. Scholarship amounts and eligibility requirements vary by scholarship and grade level. The Saint Joseph Academy Scholarship Application is due by November 15, 2017. For more information, please call 216.251.6788.
  • Q: How will my application be reviewed? Are some parts more important than others?

    Applications for admission are reviewed holistically; all parts of every application, including the required admission interview, are carefully reviewed and considered by the Admission Committee. Admission decisions are based on a variety of factors.
     
  • Q: When is 7th grade shadowing?

    We offer 7th grade girls the opportunity to shadow during the spring of their 7th grade year on select dates. Please note the select dates that shadows are permitted at Saint Joseph Academy this spring due to special class schedules, school events, testing and early release days. For more information, please contact Assistant Director of Admission, Mrs. Diana Fogarty at 216.251.6788 x219 or email her.
  • Q: When is placement testing?

    We offer three testing dates - 2 in the fall and 1 in winter. Students may take the test on any of these three dates and may only take the test once. Please see the Admission Events calendar online or contact the Admission Office 216.251.4868 for more information.
  • Q: What placement test does your school use?

    Saint Joseph Academy uses the High School Placement Test (HSPT). Students are not permitted to use a calculator. All testing materials will be provided.
  • Q: When do we find out the results of placement testing?

    Students are mailed their results on average between 4-6 weeks after taking the placement test.

Contact Us

Director of Admission 
Ms. Christine DeSalvo
216.251.6788 ext. 220
cdesalvo@sja1890.org

Assistant Director of Admission
Mrs. Diana Fogarty
216.251.4868
dfogarty@sja1890.org

Admission Event Coordinator
Mrs. Helen Rechin '87
216.251.6788 ext. 272
hrechin@sja1890.org