The Academy is fortunate to have students participate and be recognized for their academic excellence in local and regional enrichment activities ranging from the Academic Olympics and Science Fair to the Congressional Youth Leadership Council.
National Blue Ribbon School
In 2018, Transfiguration Academy was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School. The Council for American Private Education had selected Transfiguration Academy to be eligible for consideration based upon students’ excellent 2017 Terra Nova Assessment scores. Their results placed Transfiguration Academy in the top 15% of all schools, public and private, in the nation. The National Blue Ribbon program is a widely recognized symbol of exemplary teaching and learning.
Future Cities Competition
The Annual National Engineers Week Foundation's Future City Competition, for 6-8th grad students, is a program of the National Engineers Week Foundation.
Each year, over 240 New Jersey students, from both parochial and public schools, enter over 150 future cities for judging. Teams are judged on four separate projects over a 5-month period: two research essays, computer designed simulated city, the actual working model of the city, oral presentations and Q&A session with engineers from the American Society of Civil Engineers and private engineering firms.
Transfiguration Academy has entered this competition since its inception and have placed in the top 10 for 4 consecutive years.
St. Joseph Regional High School Scholastic Olympics
2019-2020 Eighth-graders shined at the 21st annual Scholastic Olympics and placed third overall in total points competing against 19 Catholic elementary schools from Bergen and Rockland county . A team of 16 students competed in the event held at St. Joseph's Regional High School on Oct. 23, 2019. Individual trophies were awarded to the top three finishers in art, English, spelling, mathematics, history, science, religion, computers and a Superquiz.