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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 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 670+ young women.

8th Grade Events

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  • 8th Grade Honors Algebra I

    Saint Joseph Academy is pleased to offer the Honors Algebra I course for girls who will be in the 8th grade during the 2022-2023 school year. The course is intended to accelerate eighth grade students who are talented in mathematics so they have the opportunity to take five full years of mathematics in high school.

    Registration is now closed. Please contact Mrs. Leanne Gilgenbach at lgilgenbach@sjastudents.org with questions.
  • Shadowing

    Shadowing provides an excellent opportunity for girls to spend a full school day at Saint Joseph Academy - attending our classes, touring our beautiful campus, and meeting many of our amazing teachers and students. 

    Shadowing dates for 8th graders are available in the fall and dates for 7th graders are available in the spring. Visiting students should plan to be on campus from 7:45 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on a shadow day and must provide their own transportation. Girls shadowing will enjoy a complimentary lunch while dining with their host.

    Register here for Fall 8th Grade Shadowing
  • HSPT Test Prep with Seeley Test Pros

    Saint Joseph Academy is partnering with Seeley Test Pros to offer a class to prepare 7th and 8th grade girls for taking the High School Placement Test (HSPT).

    Date: Saturday, September 24
    Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Cost: $149.00

    Register here
    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
    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.
    For more details or to register call Mrs. Amy Seeley at 216.965.5162 or register online by clicking here.
  • Open House

    We are excited to share the Saint Joseph Academy experience with you! Open House is a wonderful opportunity to learn about our academic offerings, meet our amazing teachers, current students and coaches, as well as tour our beautiful campus including the renovated Fitzmaurice Hall and the new 4,800 sq. ft. Makerspace innovation lab.

    Registration for Open House is required.

    Fall Open House will be on Sunday, October 16, 1-4 p.m. 

    Register here
  • 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).
    • Testing dates for scholarship consideration:
      October 22, October 29 and November 2.
    • Testing dates for admission consideration only: January 7, and February 1, 2023.
    Please register for only one test.

    Register here
  • Summer Programs

    Registration for our 2023 Summer Programs will open in February. Our offerings empower girls to enhance their skills or explore new ones. Specifically, our Summer Enrichment Program is the perfect opportunity for seventh and eighth-grade girls to begin their journey as a Jaguar.

    Visit sja1890.org/summer to learn more. Registration opens in February 2023.

2nd-7th Grade Events

List of 7 items.

  • Shadowing

    Shadowing provides an excellent opportunity for girls to spend a full school day at Saint Joseph Academy - attending our classes, touring our beautiful campus, and meeting many of our amazing teachers and students. 

    Shadowing dates for 8th graders are available in the fall and dates for 7th graders are available in the spring. Visiting students should plan to be on campus from 7:45 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on a shadow day and must provide their own transportation. Girls shadowing will enjoy a complimentary lunch while dining with their host.

    Register here for Fall 8th Grade Shadowing
  • HSPT Test Prep with Seeley Test Pros

    Saint Joseph Academy is partnering with Seeley Test Pros to offer a class to prepare 7th and 8th grade girls for taking the High School Placement Test (HSPT).

    Date: Saturday, September 24
    Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Cost: $149.00

    Register here
    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
    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.
    For more details or to register call Mrs. Amy Seeley at 216.965.5162 or register online by clicking here.
  • Open House

    We are excited to share the Saint Joseph Academy experience with you! Open House is a wonderful opportunity to learn about our academic offerings, meet our amazing teachers, current students and coaches, as well as tour our beautiful campus including the renovated Fitzmaurice Hall and the new 4,800 sq. ft. Makerspace innovation lab.

    Registration for Open House is required.

    Fall Open House will be on Sunday, October 16, 1-4 p.m. 

    Register here
  • Explore the Academy: 5th, 6th & 7th Grade Visit Day

    Ever wonder what it's like to take classes at Saint Joseph Academy? Join us for a fun-filled day of learning with a fun twist with our amazing teachers and current students. This event lasts half a day.

    Date: Friday, October 7, 2022
    Hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Register here
  • Christmas at the Academy

    On Friday, December 16 from 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., girls in grades 2-5 are invited to join us at the Academy and get ready for Christmas. Students are filled with the holiday spirit that evening, including craft time and a delicious holiday treat. Don't miss out on this beloved and treasured Saint Joseph Academy Christmas tradition! Registration will open in November.
  • Easter at the Academy

    Girls in grades 2-5 are invited to hop into Easter with us at this Saint Joseph Academy tradition, filled with fun, games and a spring-themed craft!
  • Summer Programs

    Registration is now open for our 2022 Summer Programs! We have a variety of program offerings that empower girls to enhance their skills or explore new ones. Whether their interests are sports, yoga, art, theater, inventing, cooking, STEAM or health sciences, campers will have fun learning from our talented facilitators, coaches and current students in an all-girls environment. 

    Visit sja1890.org/summer to check out all of the Summer Programs. Register early as spaces are limited and expected to fill up quickly.

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

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