Mount Saint Joseph High School (Baltimore)

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Mount Saint Joseph
Deo Optimo Maximo
4403 Frederick Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland, (Baltimore City), 21229
United States
Coordinates 39°16′50″N 76°41′17″W / 39.28056°N 76.68806°W / 39.28056; -76.68806Coordinates: 39°16′50″N 76°41′17″W / 39.28056°N 76.68806°W / 39.28056; -76.68806
Type Private, All-Boys
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic,
Xaverian Brothers
Established 1876
Authority Archdiocese of Baltimore
President George E. Andrews, Jr.
Principal David Norton
Grades 912
Enrollment 1059 (2014-2015)
Average class size 18
Student to teacher ratio 11:1
Color(s) Purple and Cream         
Athletics 13 sports
Athletics conference MIAA
Team name Gaels
Accreditation Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
Publication The Carpenter (Art/Literary magazine)
Newspaper The Quill
Yearbook Tower
Tuition $12,900
Director of Students Brian Murphy
Director of Studies Greg McDivitt
Admissions Director Marc Hoffman
Athletic Director Kraig Loovis
Director of Staff Formation Robert Peace
Endowment $8 Million

Mount Saint Joseph (commonly Saint Joe or Mount Saint Joe) is a Catholic college preparatory school for young men from ninth to twelfth grade sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers and located within the Archdiocese of Baltimore, Maryland. Faithful to the tradition of Xaverian education, Mount Saint Joseph strives to be a community of growth and learning characterized by enduring personal relationships, an emphasis on spiritual formation, a challenging academic program, and a commitment to justice and peace.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

School colors and mascot[edit]

The school colors are purple and cream. The mascot of the Mount is the Gael.


Mount Saint Joseph plays most of its sports including wrestling, football, rugby, soccer, volleyball, basketball, water polo and tennis in the MIAA 'A' Conference against other Catholic and private schools. The most success has come from the wrestling program, whose varsity team has over 20 conference championships and 9 national championships. The basketball team won the Baltimore Catholic League in 2012/13.[citation needed]

Clubs and activities[edit]

Mount Saint Joseph sponsors many student-inspired clubs such as chain-mail club, the Beatles club, Think Tank, the anime club, the video game club, and an It's Academic team, which won the Baltimore Catholic League in 2001 2007, 2008 and 2013. There is also a chapter of the National Honor Society, as well as an ACE Mentoring program for aspiring engineers. In recent years, the school has begun a Model United Nations team, and has participated in the National History Bee and Bowl since its inauguration in 2010, with at least one of its teams advancing to the national tournament every year. The Drama Club partners up with the local Catholic all-girls school, Mount DeSales to perform two shows each year: a play in the fall and a musical in the spring.

Notable alumni[edit]

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ MSA-CSS. "MSA-Commission on Secondary Schools". Retrieved 2009-07-31. 

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