The electives offered at SJA help girls find their unique passions and hone their creativity.
St. Joseph’s Academy offers a wide range of electives to complement our curriculum offerings and support our overall philosophy of meeting the needs of the whole student. Elective courses provide meaningful ways for young women to advance their God-given gifts and talents; discover and explore their unlimited and unique potential; unlock and improve new skills; and gain valuable insight into possible career choices.
For questions regarding Academics at SJA, please contact our Dean of Academics:
Aubrey Cucullu DeJohn
Dean of Academics
SJA continues to expand and enhance our campus with specialized facilities designed to provide spaces for our students to develop their passions and hone their talents. Among the recent additions to our campus are:
The Academy Student Center, which includes a multipurpose gymnasium, fitness room, lobby space, locker rooms and concession area. The 23,150-square foot facility enables student-athletes to compete in a state-of-the-art space while meeting the health and wellness educational needs of the entire student body.
The Academy Arts Building, which includes our beautiful art studio, a dance studio, choir room and our Black Box Theater.
The Media Arts classroom in Medaille Hall, which includes a full studio for photography or video work, as well as a sound booth and a control room.
The Andrea Clesi McMakin ’74 STEM Lab, which contains 21 3D printers and laser cutters and is the classroom for our Engineering courses and home to our Robotics team.
The Innovation & Design Lab in the Academy Arts Center offers a dynamic and creative space for students to work in groups and refine their critical-thinking, collaboration, creating and problem-solving skills.