Saint Joseph High School

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About SJHS

Saint Joseph High School is a four-year Catholic high school for young women, founded in 1964, located in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and sponsored by the Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ).  The student body is composed of those who plan to attend a four year university or college.  The faculty of lay personnel, sisters and priests are committed to the holistic formation of each young lady.

Total Enrollment: 560
Total International Student Enrollment:  32
                                                (China, South Korea, Vietnam, Brazil and Thailand)

Grades offered:
9 -12
Grades offered to International Students:  
 9 & 10 - Number of student spaces available varies.
11 - (Considering applicants that have studied in the U.S. for a minimum of 2 semesters and have 
        earned grades of C or above in all courses.)
12 - (Considering applicants that have studied the U.S. for a minimum of 4 semesters and are current
        with all credits towards graduation.) 

Average Class Size:
23 Students
Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:21
AP Courses Offered:  18
Honors Courses:  Offered at every grade level in English, Mathematics, Science and World Languages.

Campus Size:  18 Acres

Neighboring Cities:  Cerritos, Long Beach, Cypress, La Palma, Norwalk, Bellflower

Close Attractions:  Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal Studios, Griffith Obervatory, Huntington Library  & Gardens, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles Zoo, Nokia Theatre, Disney Concert Hall and Los Angeles Museums of Science, History and Art. 

Airport Informaiton: 
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - 21 miles
John Wayne Airport (SNA) - 24 Miles
Long Beach Airport (LGB) - 5 miles