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Cor Jesu Academy

Global Education

Cor Jesu Academy is committed to providing a robust global education program through which students can expand their worldviews and build on the material learned in the classroom. 


  • Appalachia (Tennessee and Kentucky)*
  • El Paso, TX (Catholic Mass at the Border)
  • Jefferson City, MO
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Pittsburgh, PA*
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Educational Spring Break Trips (destination varies each year)

*Indicates Service-Learning Trip


CJA sponsors various trips to Europe, Asia and more! The destinations vary each year to ensure widespread opportunities.

Previous trips have included: Austria, the British Isles, France, Germany, Hungary, London, Paris, Switzerland, Taiwan and more!

2024 International Trips included Greece, Italy and spain.

Language Immersion Exchange Program with The Highlands Catholic School in Madrid, Spain.



Appalachia Service Trip:

A week-long service immersion trip through the Appalachia Service Project (ASP) organization. ASP's mission is to help make homes warmer, safer and drier for community members. trip participants live within the community and are split into four work crews, each assigned a different home and family. Throughout the week, groups complete construction projects at the homes, while also getting to know the families and forming community. 

Clelian Heights (Pittsburgh, PA)

Rising seniors have the opportunity to complete their LASTing Service Projects at Clelian Heights, a school for developmentally challenged children and young adults that is owned and staffed by the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Students spend one week during the summer working as camo counselors at the school.