SJA Demographics and Statistics
For more than 60 years, SJA has provided an intensive college preparatory education to economically disadvantaged young women from Milwaukee’s poorest neighborhoods.
- In 2014-2015, more than 98% of our student body fell at or below the poverty line. We believe education is key to breaking the cycle of poverty in our city.
- 58% of graduates live and work in Milwaukee.
- SJA provides more than $7,500 in tuition discounts per year for every student to fill the gap between Choice/tuition dollars and the actual cost of educating a student.
- SJA enrolls students from more than 70 feeder schools throughout the city of Milwaukee.