Unique K-12 Traditional Education with a Classical Curriculum (NO Common Core)   Now accepting Transitional Kindergarten students!   SJA IOWA scores in top 12 percentile across the nation (K-8:  2015-2016 school year)   SJA High School Average SAT Score:  1255 (higher than all other Catholic High Schools in San Diego County) All teachers take the Oath of Allegiance to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.  St. Joseph Academy High School earns prestigious award as a "School of Excellence" by the Cardinal Newman Society:  Only 4 schools honored in California! Now accepting International Students for the 2017-2018 school year!  Unique K-12 Traditional Education with a Classical Curriculum (NO Common Core)    Now accepting Transitional Kindergarten students!  KSJA IOWA scores in top 12 percentile across the nation (K-8:  2015-2016 school year)    SJA High School Average SAT Score:  1255 (higher than all other Catholic High Schools in San Diego County)  All teachers take the Oath of Allegiance to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.  St. Joseph Academy High School earns prestigious award as a "School of Excellence" by the Cardinal Newman Society:  Only 4 schools honored in California! Now accepting International Students for the 2017-2018 school year!

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Upcoming Events

1st Confession 2nd Grade
Date: 5/26/2017
Sports-O-Rama
Date: 5/26/2017
Holy Mass- Senior Mass
Date: 5/26/2017, 10:30 AM 11:30 AM
First Holy Communion 2nd Grade
Date: 5/27/2017
MEMORIAL DAY: NO SCHOOL
Date: 5/29/2017
Seniors finals schedule
Date: 5/30/2017 6/1/2017
Senior's last day
Date: 6/1/2017

Board of Advisors

Board of Advisors

  • Dale Ahlquist
  • Terry Barber
  • Christopher Check
  • Patrick Coffin
  • George Delgado, M.D.
  • Grace Dulaney
  • Rev. Joseph Fessio, SJ
  • Dr. John W. Galten
  • Dr. Scott Hahn
  • Rev. T. Henry, TOR
  • Karl Keating
  • Charles S. LiMandri
  • Patrick Madrid
  • Rev. C. John McCloskey, III, STD
  • Barbara McGuigan
  • Thomas J. McKenna
  • Dr. Michael F. McLean
  • Dr. Jennifer Morse
  • Doug Sherman
  • Tim Staples
  • Right Rev. Charles Wright, OSB
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Welcome to St. Joseph

Welcome! St. Joseph Academy seeks to transform human society through the most effective means possible, namely through training the youth in faith, reason, and virtue utilizing traditional teaching methods and offering a classical education in the truest sense of the word. We have Catholic Standards, not Common Core Standards in developing and administering our academics and overall education. We exist in order to assist parents in educating and forming their children. To this end, we employ the best possible academic and religious instruction and maintain the highest moral standards. As with all our endeavors, we carry this out in accord with the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church.

Saint Joseph Academy began in 1995 as Sierra Madre Academy. Enrollment that first year was 25 students in grades one through nine. In this...

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