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The SJA Difference

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There's just something different at SJA.

At St. John’s Academy, our students are developed to not only thrive during their time on our campus, but are prepared to become dynamic individuals in high school and beyond.

SJA is committed to being a diverse community in which students become compassionate life learners through our Faith, Academics, Service framework:


Our students deepen their faith through a rich Catholic environment that is infused in all we do.


We embrace academic excellence with a rigorous and multidisciplinary curriculum.


Students learn social responsibility and leadership through service to others.

The results speak for themselves...

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Excellence for Generations
Years of Excellence

SJA has been successfully preparing students for lives beyond our campus since 1955, and is a growing and financially self-sustaining school within the Archdiocese of Newark.

Distinguished High School Feeder

On average 97% of our graduates attend one of the area’s distinguished Regional Catholic High Schools, where SJA maintains close relationships and is considered a strong feeder.

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Annual scholarships to private high schools
$ 101 K
Our students annually receive $250,000 in scholarships to attend private high schools, setting them on a lifelong path to continued future success and excellence.
Service to the Community
Our students perform over 3000 volunteer hours per year in service to others, teaching them to understand the value of “giving back”.
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Regional Reputation
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Our student body hails from a multitude of zip codes across New Jersey and New York state. There is a reason families travel to us — come and see why!

Meet Our Eagles

Caitlin Brannigan - St. John's Academy alum

Caitlin Brannigan

Class of 2017
An SJA graduate now attending AHA, Caitlin is a gifted writer, having recently received the NJ Governor's Award for her short story "Calamity of Freedom".
Meet Caitlin
Declan Henry - St. John's Academy alum

Declan Henry

Class of 2016
A 2016 SJA graduate, Declan's lengthy list of accomplishments include Eagle Scout, athlete, National Honor Society member, performing arts award winner.
Meet Declan
Allie Sandt - St. John's Academy alum

Allie Sandt

Class of 2016
Allie graduated SJA in 2016 and went on to IHA where she became Eagle Ambassador, National Honor Society member, and found her place on stage performing music.
Meet Allie

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Experience the difference

See for yourself what makes SJA so special. Contact us to learn more or schedule a tour.
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