Why Saint Joseph's?

Thank you for considering Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy

As a parent or guardian, you owe it to yourself and your student to explore and find the right high school experience for your student. So why choose Saint Joe’s?  Read on…

We help our students become better people
Our vision and mission are best demonstrated by our abiding commitment to help our students become better people.  We hold our students to high standards and expectations so they will achieve more than they think they can! We don’t just provide a great education; we prepare our students for life.  There is no higher calling than for our faculty and staff to develop the next generation of educated Christian leaders through our four pillars of Faith, Scholarship, Leadership and Service.

You are known
Time and again, our alumni and students share their gratitude for being recognized and supported as individuals at Saint Joseph’s.  Our faculty and staff are committed to the advancement of each student’s personal journey.  We encourage each in his or her educational and personal goals.  Together, we tailor the individual learning and growth process.

Faith embraced and explored
Saint Joseph’s is the ideal place for students to embrace and explore their faith journeys.  We create an environment where they can do both without fear of judgment.  We are a place where students seek and often find their purpose.

Our graduates are ready to succeed
We actively prepare our students for the nation's finest colleges and universities through a rigorous and relevant academic program and comprehensive career counseling efforts. We use student-centered teaching strategies that encourage exploration, critical thinking, and the development of advanced writing and oral presentation skills—all of which are vital for success at Saint Joseph's and beyond.

Ideal school size
Our size is designed to maximize a student’s experience.  It promotes learning to the fullest by providing an ideal mix of collaboration and independent work addressing multiple learning styles.  Our enrollment size supports and requires our students to step into leadership roles.  As a result, students gain the confidence and competence needed for success at Saint Joseph’s and, importantly, the next phase of their lives.

Community is our strength
We embrace a sense of community purpose where we know why we are all here. Our students, families, faculty, coaches, and our staff are individuals who genuinely care about one another.  At Saint Joseph’s we look to live the commandment of loving others.  Our students look out for each other challenging them to be their best.

We encourage you to explore our website to learn more about what Saint Joseph’s has to offer your student and your family.  Please contact the school office at sjca@sjcacademy.org or (814) 808-6118 if you have any questions or would like to schedule a personal tour.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy

901 Boalsburg Pike, Boalsburg, PA 16827
(814) 808-6118
admin@stjoeacad.org