Visiting Opportunities

Is SJA right for you? There is only one way to find out: come and visit. Tour our beautiful campus, sit in on our classes, speak with our faculty and experience first-hand what it means to be a member of our community.

Spend the Day at SJA

What better way to learn all about St. Joseph’s Academy than to spend the day on our campus?

Eighth-grade girls are invited to learn about our curriculum; talk to teachers and students; see classrooms in action; get information about our athletic program, student clubs and organizations; and get answers to all your questions.

Open House

Thursday, October 29, 3-6 p.m.
Girls in grades 6-8 and their parents enjoy tours of campus and visiting with current students, administrators, faculty, staff and Counseling Center members.

Student Ambassadors lead tours of our beautiful campus, enabling visitors to see student performances and demonstrations showcasing the arts, academics, sports medicine, the STEM Lab and the SJA/CHS Marching Band and Bruinettes. Guests will see the volleyball and basketball teams practicing and can watch student technicians at work in our student-run Help Desk. Tours end in the popular Dining Hall, where guests enjoy refreshments.

Red & White Night

For 8th Grade Students 
Cheer on the Redstickers at a volleyball match. Admission to the game is free for all 8th grade girls. 

For 6th & 7th Grade Students
Join us for an SJA basketball game! Admission to the game is free for all 6th and 7th grade students.

Coffee on Kleinert

Parents of 8th grade girls are invited for coffee and a tour on Thursdays in September, 8 a.m. Tours begin in Mother Alice Hall and last an hour.

Parents of 7th grade girls will be invited to campus on two Tuesdays in April.

Finances and Food

Parents are invited to join us to learn more about tuition and financial opportunities from SJA President Jan Breen and members of our Finance Team.

There will be three meeting times to choose from: two lunch meetings from 12 to 1 p.m. and one evening meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. All three will be held in the Mother Alice Hall Community Room (3080 Kleinert Avenue).

Welcome Home Nights

Join us for one of our informational Welcome Home Nights for parents and students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades! These evenings provide the opportunity to visit with SJA faculty members, current parents and students to learn more about the SJA experience and what it means to be part of the SJA family.

Welcome Home Nights are held in the Academy Student Center from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on two Sundays in September.

Sticker Showcase of the Arts

Academy Arts Building, Spring date TBA, 5-7 p.m.
Girls in 6th and 7th grades are invited to come to camps to participate in one of SJA's arts programs: theater, choir, dance or art. Choose an area of interest, then learn a part in a play, learn a song, learn a dance or create a piece of art. Parents join their daughters at the end of the evening for an exciting showcase.  

Schedule a Tour

We welcome the opportunity to visit with prospective students and their families at any time during the Admissions process. If you would like to schedule a private tour, please contact our Admissions Team at or (225) 388-2243. 

Contact Us

For questions regarding admissions at SJA or the application process, please contact our Admissions Team:
Meredith Smith
Admissions Director
(225) 388-2243

Cori Martone
Assistant Admissions Director
(225) 388-2209

Apply to SJA

If you are ready to complete your application for admission, visit Apply to SJA.