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High School

Dr. Steven Jones
Director of the High School

Situated 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 surpass the county, state, and national averages.

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. View our High School Course Catalog and full Seven Year Program of Study.

Graduation Requirements 

St. Joseph’s Catholic School is a member of and accredited by the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA). Therefore, students must meet all SCISA requirements for graduation. 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

Class of 2020
SAT & ACT Averages

SJCS Average
SAT: 1233
ACT: 26
Greenville County (Public) Average:
SAT: 1038
ACT: 19.8
State (Public) Average:
SAT: 1019
ACT: 18.1
National Average:
SAT: 1030
ACT: 20.6