How To Apply

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    Admissions Steps and Deadlines for the 2019-2020 Academic Year
     
     
    The Academy of St Joseph welcomes applications for students of all faiths for grades PK through 8. 
     

    Step 1: Tour of the Academy
    A school tour provides an opportunity to learn first-hand from our teachers, students, and parents about the qualities that distinguish the Academy. To schedule a tour, please contact Mr. Donnie R. Smith, Director of Admissions at dsmith@aosj.us or 212.243.5420, extension 27.
     

    Step 2: Submit Application by November 30
    Academy of St. Joseph uses the Standard Application Online (SAO). Click here to begin your application. There is a one-time non-refundable $100 application fee. Applications must be submitted by November 30. 
     

    Step 3: Financial Aid Application Due December 10
    Financial aid is available to students in all grade levels and awarded based solely on need. The financial assistance deadline for the 2019-2020 school year is December 10, 2018 for returning families. New applicant’s application for financial aid consideration is January 7.
     

    Step 4: Interview & Visit
    Once your application is processed, prospective families are invited for an interview and visit. Preschool through 1st grade applicants will have a screening or scheduled for a playgroup. All 2nd through 8th grade applicants will be schedule for a half day visit. Also, all 5-8 students will have an one on one interview.


    Step 5: Testing
    Formal admission testing is a required part of the application. All Preschool through 1st grade applicants are not required to take any testing. All 2nd through 4th grade applicants will need to take the ISEE Primary and 5th through 8th grade applicants will take the ISEE or the SSAT testing.
     
     
    Ready to Apply?
    Academy of St. Joseph uses the Standard Application Online (SAO). Click here to begin your application.


    Questions?
    Our Director of Admissions, Mr. Donnie R. Smith, is eager to address questions you may have regarding the Academy and our admissions process. You may connect with him directly via email (dsmith@aosj.us) or phone (212.243.5420, extension 27).