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Saint Joseph Hill AcademyUnder the Direction of the Daughters of Divine Charity

Admission to St. Joseph Hill Academy High School

St. Joseph Hill Academy seeks young women interested in a values based education, willing to undertake the challenge of a college preparatory curriculum.  Students are admitted based on the results of the Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS), the applicant’s 6th, 7th, and 8th grade record. Hill considers all applicants regardless of religion, race, or national origin.

Open House Save the Date

Save the dates for several in-person opportunities for 6th to 8th Grade girls after summer break.
  • Private Tours led by our Student Ambassadors on Thursday, September 9, 2021 and Friday, September 10, 2021 from 3:00-6:00 pm. Registration will open one month prior.
  • St. Joseph Hill Academy High School Open House Event on Sunday, October 24, 2021.
  • There will be Shadowing Opportunities for 8th Grade students early in the 2021-2022 School Year. Dates will be announced and posted on our website in September.
All events will take place at St. Joseph Hill Academy High School on 850 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, New York. If you have any questions please email Lindsey Minkoff at Sign up to receive the latest news on these events and more.

Transfer students are considered for admission based on available space, current high school record, and standardized test scores. Students interested in transferring should contact the Office of Admissions at

Incoming 9th Grader Application Process
Step 1:  Register to take the TACHS, the entrance exam for Catholic high schools. For more information on the exam and to register, visit  If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, you must list Hill first.  Our code on the TACHS exam is 223.

Step 2:  Choose a pathway. St. Joseph Hill offers two separate pathways. We have the STEM pathway that emphasizes math, technology, science, engineering, and art. We also have the Humanities pathway that emphasizes language, literature, history, social sciences, and art. Familiarize yourself with each and decide which best suits your interests. You can learn about these programs at our Open House. You can also visit our Academics page for more information.

Step 3:  If you wish to sit for our SCHOLARSHIP TEST, please check this website here where our latest application will be posted in the Fall 2021. In addition to the Scholarship Test, there are unique named Scholarship Opportunities listed here for accepted students to apply for prior to registration.

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