Many of the Academy's Kindergarten students enter school speaking little English. By the end of the first year, these students are confident enough in their skills - and themselves - to read Holy Scripture aloud at Mass.
San Juan Diesgo Academy excels in providing an English language-based and interdisciplinary education. More than 78% of its graduating 8th graders compete successfully for placements at the premiere Catholic high schools of the Diocese of Grand Rapids.
We are located on the campus of Holy Name of Jesus Church in Wyoming, Michigan. The church has operated a school in the neighborhood since 1908. Holy Name of Jesus School merged with five other parishes to form the Academy in 2011.
San Juan Diego currently servers over 160 students annually
San Juan Diego succeeds through the generous support of the larger community in the form of tuition assistance scholarships. Parents are given an opportunity to reduce tuition costs through service hours which benefit the school.
Parishes in partnership with San Juan Diego Academy include: