Class of 2019 Population: 109
Classes of 2018 Test Results
SAT Results: Mid-50% Range (Mean)
Critical Reading: 580-690 (640)
Math: 540-680 (610)
Composite: 1170-1340 (1260)
ACT Results: Mid-50% Range (Mean)
English: 25-33 (28.5)
Math: 23-29 (25.9)
Reading: 26-34 (29.7)
Science Reasoning: 23-30 (27)
Composite: 25-30 (27.5)
Students are admitted into AP courses based on grades in prerequisite courses, teacher recommendations, and PSAT scores. All students enrolled in AP courses are required to take the AP exams. During 2016 – 2018:
Students tested: 433
Tests taken: 783
A score of 3 or above was earned on 81% of AP exams taken.
School of Excellence
The Cardinal Newman Society again recognized St. Joseph’s as a Catholic Education Honor Roll School of Excellence in Fall 2017. Honor Roll schools are marked by the integration of Catholic identity throughout all aspects of their programs, as well as excellence in academics.
College Acceptance and Scholarship
Traditionally, all graduates attend college with the majority entering four-year institutions. The 99 members of the Class of 2018 had 99% entering four-year institutions and 1% entering two-year institutions. They received acceptances from 122 different colleges and universities in 32 states and 3 countries, and attended 47 different colleges in 17 states and 3 countries.
Ninety-six percent of the Class of 2018 received at least one merit-based scholarship, totaling 14.4 million dollars in merit-based scholarships earned.
Ten members of the Class of 2018 committed to continue their athletic careers in college. In the school’s eighth year of competition in the SC High School League, its teams earned five state titles, and two teams were state runners-up. In addition, SJCS was awarded the 2A Carlisle Cup by the SC Athletic Administrator’s Association (for outstanding excellence in its athletic program).
National Merit Scholarship Competition
The Class of 2018 had two Finalists, one Semifinalist, and three Commended Scholars. Since the school’s inception, there have been forty-nine Finalists/Semifinalists, fifty-two Commended, six National Achievement Scholars, and two National Hispanic Scholars.