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Since COVID-19 has limited the ability to host events on our campus, we are bringing the Academy to you! We are thrilled to offer ways to explore Saint Joseph Academy virtually - a virtual tour video, an interactive map and a series of informational videos.
Saint Joseph Academy is a welcoming community where young women achieve academic excellence and pursue their passions. We take bold steps to help young women in Northeast Ohio meet the challenges of a new century in an environment where students can reach for their highest potential, whether in the classroom, on the field or on stage. Saint Joseph Academy takes pride in developing each young woman’s unique talents, ensuring they are supported by strong role models and inspired by their peers. As the only all-girls high school in the City of Cleveland, Saint Joseph Academy's beautiful college-like campus offers state-of-the-art facilities for our 675+ young women. 

To explore the Academy’s campus, watch our virtual tour or discover it yourself using our interactive MapMe tool below.

MapMe

Click the link above to explore a page full of virtual admission interviews with Saint Joseph Academy faculty and staff hosted by our Director of Admission. Each video covers common questions that prospective families often ask about our academic and athletic programs, extracurricular activities, beloved traditions, culture, mission and life at Saint Joseph Academy.
Click the link above to explore how virtual learning at Saint Joseph Academy can be engaging and fun! You will find classroom lesson examples that will give a feel of the Saint Joseph Academy virtual teaching experience.

Admission Events

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  • Admission Testing

    All 8th grade girls considering Saint Joseph Academy (SJA) are required to take our Admission test. Saint Joseph Academy uses the High School Placement Test (HSPT). 
  • Virtual Easter at the Academy

    Girls in grades 2-5 are invited to join a Saint Joseph Academy Student Ambassador via Zoom to paint and make a wind chime together on Sunday, March 21, 2-3 p.m. Don't miss out on this special holiday event!

    Registration is free but required. A Zoom link will be sent prior to the event. 

    Wind chime kits may be picked up from the Academy on Monday, March 15, Tuesday, March 16 or Thursday, March 18 any time between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    We look forward to celebrating the Easter spirit together!

    Register here!
  • HSPT Test Prep with Seeley Test Pros

    Saint Joseph Academy is partnering with Seeley Test Pros to offer a class to prepare 7th grade girls for taking the High School Placement Test (HSPT).

    Students who receive higher scores on high school admissions tests:
    • Gain admissions to their #1 high school choice
    • Qualify for scholarship opportunities
    • Test into more advanced curriculum choices, including Honors and Advanced Placement

    Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021
    Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Cost: $149
    Students who attend this prep class will:
    • Take an official, retired HSPT test under testing conditions.
    • Receive a detailed report of their HSPT test results.
    • Learn valuable test taking tips and techniques.
    • Review essential content relevant to the test.
    • Gain test confidence and reduce test anxiety.
    • Prepare for the HSPT test at Saint Joseph Academy or any other area Catholic high schools.
    • Receive an HSPT textbook and instructional materials.
    Space is limited. Register as soon as possible to ensure a spot.

    For more details or to register call Mrs. Amy Seeley at 216.965.5162 or register online by clicking here.
  • 8th Grade Shadowing

    We are excited to offer virtual shadowing! Explore how virtual learning at Saint Joseph Academy can be engaging and fun! We've gathered some classroom lesson examples so you can get a feel of the Saint Joseph Academy virtual teaching experience. We invite you to watch some or all of them by clicking here.
  • Open House

    Spring Open House will take place on Thursday, March 25. Join us to experience what makes Saint Joseph Academy so unique! Learn more here.

    If you have further questions, please email Mrs. Helen Rechin '87 at hrechin@sja1890.org.

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    World Language Level II or Heritage Spanish Assessment

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    This is a Level I skills-based test. It is designed for students who have mastered a Level I language course and would like to enter Saint Joseph Academy directly into the same language, Level II course. The assessment test is suggested for students who have completed a Level I language course, offered daily, in 7th and/or 8th grade. This test is also for any heritage or native speaker that would like to enter directly into their target Level II language course. Spanish speakers scoring well on the assessment test would be placed in the Heritage Spanish Level II class. 
     
    Please register for one of the following dates: March 10 and March 11 at 4 p.m. This assessment will be 30 minutes.

    Assessments will not be given at any other time. The deadline to register is Tuesday, March 9.
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    World Language Level II or Heritage Spanish Assessment

    Saint Joseph Academy
    This is a Level I skills-based test. It is designed for students who have mastered a Level I language course and would like to enter Saint Joseph Academy directly into the same language, Level II course. The assessment test is suggested for students who have completed a Level I language course, offered daily, in 7th and/or 8th grade. This test is also for any heritage or native speaker that would like to enter directly into their target Level II language course. Spanish speakers scoring well on the assessment test would be placed in the Heritage Spanish Level II class. 
     
    Please register for one of the following dates: March 10 and March 11 at 4 p.m. This assessment will be 30 minutes.

    Assessments will not be given at any other time. The deadline to register is Tuesday, March 9.
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    Easter at the Academy

    Girls in grades 2-5 are invited to join a Saint Joseph Academy Student Ambassador via Zoom to paint and make a wind chime together on Sunday, March 21, 2-3 p.m. Don't miss out on this special spring event!
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    Spring Open House

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    Join us to learn more about what makes Saint Joseph Academy so unique! 
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