How To Apply

    Admissions Steps and Deadlines for the 2021-2022 Academic Year
    The Academy of St Joseph welcomes applications for students of all faiths for grades PK through 8. 

    Step 1: Attend a Virtual Information Session
    Please contact Angela Coombs, Head of School, to schedule an informational session: or 212.243.5420.

    Step 2: Submit Application
    Academy of St. Joseph accepts applications on a rolling basis. We use the Standard Application Online (SAO). Click here to begin your application. There is a one-time non-refundable $60 application fee. 
     Click here to apply

    Step 3: Financial Aid Application Deadlines 
    Financial aid is available to students in all grade levels and awarded based solely on need.
    • The financial assistance deadline for the 2021-2022 school year is December 10, 2020 for returning families. 
    • New applicants:  Your application for financial aid consideration is due January 7, 2021.

    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.

    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: or 212-243-5420.