The Washington Jesuit Academy is an Independent / Catholic academy for boys from low-income and underserved communities in grades 4th-8th. All students attend on full scholarship once admitted and financial criteria is met. WJA places heavy emphasis on an academically challenging curriculum, character development and extracurricular involvement, preparing them for strong academic college-prep high schools.
WJA is known for having motivated, conscientious, hard-working students and highly qualified teachers. The school takes pride in its small class sizes, extended day (7:20am – 6:20pm) extended year (11 months) program, mandatory 5-week Summer Enrichment Program, and Graduate Support Program.
We are currently accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year.
To apply, you will need to:
Once the family’s financial information has been reviewed, WJA’s Admissions Office will invite applicants to sign up for one of our Saturday Admissions Sessions. The Admissions Office will contact you directly to set this up.
Non-Discrimination Policy: The Washington Jesuit Academy admits students of any race, color, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.