Welcome from the Head of School

  • "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” — Mark Twain

    Welcome to the Academy of St. Joseph,

    More than a decade ago, I participated in the founding of the Academy of St. Joseph.  The venture was an exciting leap of faith, so to speak, that led to the creation of a nurturing and dynamic learning community. With each passing year, I experience even greater pride in my work at the Academy of St. Joseph. Serving as our school’s Head is an adventure that never disappoints. We are fortunate indeed to have a dedicated faculty and staff, committed and enthusiastic families, and curious and engaging students who embody our unique mission every day.  

    I hope that you will enjoy learning about our school as you visit our website.  I trust it will provide you with a glimpse of the rigorous, dynamic academic and extracurricular education our children receive as well as  the nurturing environment we have created.

    The Academy of St. Joseph is committed to fostering a new generation of leaders who demonstrate our values of character, competence, and compassion. Our goal is to encourage our children to excel at what they do, embrace a cause or belief with intelligence and passion, and to treat others with respect and dignity. Our parents have entrusted us with the responsibility of educating and caring for their children, and we strive every day to deserve their confidence and trust. Academy graduates often return to remind us that we have done a good job of educating for character as well as intellectual growth.

    As you peruse our website, I hope you will share in the adventure that we experience every day at the Academy of St. Joseph. Please enjoy learning about our rigorous and dynamic academic and extracurricular opportunities in our nurturing school environment.

    On behalf of our school community, I invite you to visit our school soon to see our values and our mission in action. 

    With best wishes,

    Angela Coombs
    Head of School


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