Established at Chestnut Hill in 1858, Mount Saint Joseph Academy is a private, selective day school for girls in grades 9 through 12, offering a college preparatory education in a Catholic tradition and context.
Mount Saint Joseph Academy is situated on 78 acres in Springfield Township, Montgomery County. The Mount's pastoral setting lies just outside the community of Chestnut Hill, an urban village with a cultural life of its own and ready access to downtown Philadelphia. The student body commutes from approximately 26 school districts.
Mount Saint Joseph Academy is accredited by the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS) and was previously named a U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School.