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Mount St Joseph Academy

Private | 9-12 | 561 students


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Posted November 23, 2013

Mount Saint Joseph Academy has been a great experience for my daughter and my family. From the president of the school, right down to the faculty, staff, and of course at the heart of it all, the students. The girls learn to take responsibility for their education here. I have met the finest, and kindest young women in this school. So glad to be a part of the Mount Family.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 5, 2013

Show me the money should be this schools motto. What an embarraasment for Christians to call this one of their own. We were so disapointedby the reception we received there. My c daughter will not return. The only time rhey care for the poor or downtrodden is for a photo opt. Crazy as it seems but this time the apple DID fall right back under the tree and onto the root!
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Posted October 27, 2013

Attending Mount Saint Joseph Academy was the best decision I ever made. I graduated in 2012 and am currently enrolled at a competitive liberal arts college. MSJA provided me with the tools I need to succeed not only in college but in life. The friendships I made at MSJA will last for a very long time and are with some of the brightest, finest young women I have ever met.

Posted November 9, 2010

The commitment to excellence! There is a pervasive attitude of achievement and no tolerance for bullying.
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Posted November 9, 2010

I think our school and its faculty helps the students take responsibility for themselves in every aspect of academic and spiritual life. The girls that graduate from Mount St Joseph Academy are the most mature and responsible young women that I know and are on the right track to become tomorrow's leaders!
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Posted October 27, 2010

The Mount has given my girls the skills to succeed! They encourage all the positive aspects that one would want in their children: kindness, perserverence, loyalty, service to others and honor!
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Posted October 27, 2010

Great school, I'm an alum as well as a current parent!

Posted October 26, 2010

We love Mount St. Joseph Academy because our girls have received a great education and a stronger sense of who they are as young women.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted October 25, 2010

Mount Saint Joseph Academy is an excellent college preparatory school for young women. The Mount is not only concerned with academics but with the all aspect of their students lives. The young women that graduate from Mount are capable, confident young women who are more than prepared for college.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted October 24, 2010

It is a supportive,challenging,spiritual environment.
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Posted October 24, 2010

Hands down, the best school around. Empowers girls for their future roles as leaders.
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Posted October 24, 2010

Caring community of Sisters and faculty, excellent academic standards, wonderful facility, unparalleled in preparing young women for college.
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Posted October 24, 2010

The Mound gives the girls so much attention. It's challenging academically and has many activities to choose from.
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Posted October 23, 2010

Long known for its academic excellence, I value MSJA for its ability to encourage our daughters to accept responsibility, advocate for themselves, form thoughtful opinions and grow to recognize who they are.
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Posted October 23, 2010

This school has a long tradition of excellence in every area that never waivers. The education is excellent, but more importantly, they provide an enviroment that creates and molds young girls into confident and intelligent women who are capable, responsible, and productive adults. They leave there with the skills to be tomorrow's leaders and role models for the generations that follow. I had a daughter that graduated in 2005 and one that will graduate in 2013. We have always felt by far this school is like no other we have ever encountered. I can only say how grateful we are to have found a school like Mount St. Joseph Academy for our daughters.
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Posted October 23, 2010

This is a great school for the girls. The administration and the teachers really care about the girls. The education tehy get is top notch.
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Posted October 22, 2010

Mount is a place where girls thrive and grow into wonderful young women prepared for the future.
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Posted October 22, 2010

Our young women, faculty, staff and administration. We have educated "founders" since 1858. "Spes messis in semine." "the hope of the harvest is in the seed."

Posted October 22, 2010

The Mount has been a very positive experience for my daughter. The school is academically very challenging. The girls are well prepared for college. My daughter is a Junior and she is very involved in the music program at Mount. She loves high school and has had a a wonderful high school experience so far. I would highly recommend this school to anyone.
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Posted October 22, 2010

Mount Saint Joseph Academy has been a wonderful school for my two girls to attend. Both highly motivated students, the Mount provides an excellent, challenging education for them with caring teachers who strive to bring out the best in the student. There are so many amazing opportunities afforded to the students that it is impossible to take advantage of all that is offered at this school. The girls who go to school here also have a tremendous amount of school pride, and the parents always feel welcome.
—Submitted by a parent

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 91% 71%
Black 3% 15%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Hispanic 2% 9%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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120 West Wissahickon Avenue
Flourtown, PA 19031
Phone: (215) 233-3177


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