How To Apply

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    Admissions Steps and Deadlines for the 2020-2021 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
    Attend one of our school tours. A school tour provides an opportunity to learn first-hand from our teachers, students, and parents about the qualities that distinguish the Academy. Please join us for Morning Assembly at 8:30a.m. to be followed by a tour of classrooms and a Q & A with parents and the administration.
     
    Open House Dates
     
    September 26 - PreK, K, 1

    October 3 - Lower School: PreK-4th grade

    October 17- All grades (6:00p.m. to 7:30p.m.)

    November 7 - Upper School: 5th-8th grade

    November 14 - Lower School: PreK-4th grade
     
    April 23, 2020 - All grades
     
    If these dates/times do not work for you, please contact Angela Coombs, Head of School, to schedule a private tour: acoombs@aosj.us or 212.243.5420.
     

    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. Application deadline has passed, however, we are still accepting applications. 
     

    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, 2019 for returning families.  New applicants:  Your application for financial aid consideration is due January 7, 2020.
     

    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 will be scheduled for a playgroup. All 2nd through 8th grade applicants will be scheduled for a half day visit. Also, all grade 5-8 students will have a 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 Head of School, Angela Coombs, is eager to address questions you may have regarding the Academy and our admissions process. You may connect with her directly: acoombs@aosj.us or 212-243-5420.
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