News and activities related to St. Joseph Academy in Hammonton, NJ.

St. Joseph Academy Receives $2 Million Donation

2022-03-24T19:56:40-04:00January 20th, 2022|

Jeff and Angela Umosella, and family, have pledged $2 million to the school. The $2 million gift was announced during St. Joseph Academy’s (SJA) Open House held on October 14, 2021. The gift will be provided to the school over the next four years and marks the largest gift in SJA’s history.

“This is an amazing day for us. The tremendous generosity and support from the Umosella family will allow us to continue to grow and pursue new opportunities for students and faculty,” said SJA President Stephen Cappuccio.

Umosella is a 1988 graduate of St. Joseph’s High School and currently serves as the Chief Development Officer at US LBM and […]

New Turf Field To Come For St. Joseph Academy

2022-03-24T19:57:58-04:00January 20th, 2022|

Saint Joseph Academy (SJA) is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with the Town of Hammonton to develop a new turf field located at the Hammonton Recreational Complex at 1111 Moss Mill Road. The field will be available to host football, boys’ and girls’ soccer and lacrosse, field hockey practices, and other sports-related games and events.

Pursuant to the agreement, the new turf field will be shared by SJA’s athletic teams and Hammonton youth organizations and provide a superior playing surface. The field is being designed to enhance the overall fan experience for devoted parents, athletes, students, and general community and will include new seating, a […]

Welcome President/Head of School, Mr. Stephen Cappuccio

2022-01-20T12:30:39-05:00January 20th, 2022|

Saint Joseph Academy (SJA) enthusiastically announces that Stephen Cappuccio has been named President and Head of School. Cappuccio is a highly regarded educational leader who has demonstrated a consistent and proven record over the course of his 18 years at Saint Augustine Preparatory School in Richland, New Jersey.

Since 2019, Cappuccio has served as the Dean of Academics where he oversaw the academic program and was responsible for the supervision and evaluation of 80 employees. Among other things, Cappuccio was responsible for the academic curriculum, college counseling and student services, and other student development programs including several innovative and unique educational programs such as Saint […]

Student Appreciation Day 2021

2021-05-17T16:10:53-04:00May 6th, 2021|

May 6th we celebrated all of our SJA students at our Student Appreciation Day. The students began the day with a school-wide scavenger hunt, they enjoyed food, played games, and ended the day with powderpuff football!

Awards were given out to our junior and senior students who had completed Dual Credit Courses with Atlantic Cape Community College. Prizes were also given to students who showed off their school spirit and to the sophomore class who won our Poster Contest!

We are so lucky to have the most amazing students here at SJA!

Here are a few photos from the event. Enjoy!


Ash Wednesday Service

2021-02-26T16:05:03-05:00February 18th, 2021|

Yesterday our students participated in a short, socially distanced service for Ash Wednesday to mark the start of Lent.

Thank you to Mrs. Vaccarella and Mrs. Morsa for preparing the prayer service and the other faculty and staff for your help and participation.

“Lent is a humble descent both inwards and towards others. It is about realizing that salvation is not an ascent to glory, but a descent in love” – Pope Francis

Donor Provides Special Scholarship Opportunity

2021-05-12T08:02:31-04:00February 18th, 2021|

Calling all 8th grade Valedictorians & Salutatorians students!

We’re honored to announce a remarkable scholarship opportunity. A generous donor has stepped up to inspire the “best-of-the best” students to join our community of advanced learners and achievers as we continue to take our school to the highest level of academic achievement.

As we build towards the future, we are proud to welcome students of the highest caliber. Our curriculum features global leadership opportunities, college courses, challenging AP classes, and rigorous academics. Our student body is led by dedicated students, inspired leaders, faithful friends, and Wildcats ready to change the world.


  • Valedictorians:  Any student who has […]

Global Leadership Program

2021-03-09T16:05:11-05:00January 29th, 2021|

Let’s Change the World Together.

Reserve your spot today!

We’re excited to share that we’re bringing back the Global Leadership Program to all SJA high school students!

Our Global Leadership Program (GLP), featuring Model UN (United Nations), focuses on real-world issues and provides diverse, interdisciplinary, cross-cultural experiences. Students perform ambassador roles while debating topics such as gender equality, climate action, global health, and more. The program is dedicated to empowering young Americans with tools and experiences that prepare them to be the next generation of global leaders.

WHEN:  Classes begin on Monday, February 1st. Meetings will be held after school on Mondays and Tuesdays from 2:15 to 3:15pm.

DURATION:  16 weeks. Monday, […]

Transfer Student Tuition Discount Opportunity

2021-02-26T16:10:00-05:00January 28th, 2021|

Saint Joseph Academy (SJA) wants you to join its family and is offering a unique path for transfer students to enroll now. We are offering transfer students who enroll at SJA up to a 25% one-time tuition discount for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.

SJA is open for in-seat instruction five days a week and currently has limited excess capacity to welcome you to our family. This opportunity is on a first-come, first-serve basis, so act now! Call SJA’s Enrollment Manager, Lisa Vasapollo, at 609-561-8700, ext. 205 to find out more and transfer to SJA today!

ACT NOW to […]

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328 Vine St. Hammonton, NJ

Phone: 609-561-8700

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