St. Joseph's Academy (St. Louis)

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St. Joseph's Academy
St Joe Academy Seal.png
2307 South Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri, (none) 63131
United States
Coordinates 38°37′30.34″N 90°24′28.4″W / 38.6250944°N 90.407889°W / 38.6250944; -90.407889Coordinates: 38°37′30.34″N 90°24′28.4″W / 38.6250944°N 90.407889°W / 38.6250944; -90.407889
Type Private, All-Girls
Motto "Not I, But We"
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1840
Founder Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
Principal Mrs. Jennifer Sudekum
Faculty 46
Grades 912
Enrollment 555 (2014)
Color(s) Green and White         
Mascot Angels
Team name Angels
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Average ACT scores 26
Newspaper The Voice
Yearbook The Echo
Tuition $12,110
Athletic Director Maureen McVey

St. Joseph's Academy is a private, all-girls, Roman Catholic, college preparatory high school in Frontenac, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis.[2] It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Louis.


St. Joseph's Academy was founded as Mother Celestine's in 1840. Mother St. John Fontbonne and the Superior Sisters of St. Joseph were sent from Lyon, France to the territories of Cahokia and Carondelet. Upon their arrival, they opened a convent school. Following this, they founded the St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf in 1937. In 1841, Mother Celestine's moved from the log cabin that it had been founded in to a motherhouse in Carondelet, Missouri. In 1925, the Academy moved into Clayton, Missouri along with Fontbonne University. In 1946, the campus became too small for both the high school and the college, so the Academy decided to move to Frontenac, Missouri, its current location. In 1955, the new school opened.

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  2. ^ St. Joseph's Academy

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