High School

7Situated on a 36-acre campus centrally located in Greenville County, St. Joseph’s High School provides a rigorous liberal arts curriculum with challenging college-preparatory, honors, and Advanced Placement classes utilizing co-educational instruction.  The school’s spiritual environment, rooted in the teachings of the Catholic Church, helps to create a joyful, Christ-centered school in which students can learn and grow. St. Joseph’s also offers more than 100 co-curricular activities, including athletics and fine arts, as well as academic, leadership, service, and personal enrichment clubs and organizations.

The school maintains a 100% college acceptance rate. St. Joseph’s SAT and ACT averages, as well as AP pass rates, consistently 30surpass the county, state, and national averages. The Class of 2016, consisting of 93 members, was awarded $11.5 million dollars in college scholarship money, and two members of the class were named National Merit Commended students.

High School Course Catalog

St. Joseph’s offers 23 honors classes within English, Mathematics, Science, Foreign Language and History and 14 AP classes, including English Literature and Language, Calculus, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Spanish, U.S. History and Government, European History and Art History.

29Graduation Requirements 

St. Joseph’s Catholic School is a member of and accredited by the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA). Students must meet requirements set forth by SCISA. To receive a high school diploma from St. Joseph’s Catholic School, a student entering as a freshman must:

  • Successfully complete 25.5 course credits
  • Complete 65 hours of Community Service
  • Take the SAT or ACT
  • Apply to at least one college

Please refer to the Parent/Student Handbook for complete details.