SJCA emphasizes service to others as a necessary component of personal development and global citizenship. Meaningful, independent student service is required for graduation.
Students must earn 29 credits to meet graduation requirements. SJCA offers a rigorous, collegeprep curriculum, with 13 Advanced Placement classes and many honors level course offerings. Students are challenged across all disciplines to think critically, analytically, and creatively.
New this year, SJCA utilizes a semester system comprised of eight 43 minute classes. In the past, the school day was comprised of seven 48-minute classes per day. The SJCA J-Term provides a supplement to traditional education through experiential learning for 10 days.
ACTIVITIES AND ATHLETICS
Students at SJCA participate in a wide array of competitive sports, clubs, and organizations. Students are encouraged to pursue their interests and passions to the fullest. All SJCA students are required to be in a club and students are encouraged to take leadership roles in these activities. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, clubs are currently not offered this semester.
DISCIPLINARY REPORTING POLICY
SJCA will report major disciplinary taken against a student, notably suspensions and expulsions, to any university, college or scholarship program requesting such information.