California Junior Scholarship Federation (CJSF) is a scholarship organization for junior high school students. Its purpose is to maintain high standards of scholarship and service for the school. Student membership is based on grade point averages, conduct, and service to our school. 

Criteria for Membership to CJSF:

  1. Membership is open to all students in grades 7 and 8 only.

  2. Students must maintain a grade of “B” in conduct during each trimester for each subject recognized by CJSF. A “B-” grade is not permitted.

  3. No grade on the report card in any subject can be lower than a “C.”
    CJSF recognizes the following six (6) subjects: Religion, Math, Social Studies,

  4. Science, English, and Reading.

  5. Students must accumulate a total of twelve (12) points. An “A” is worth three (3) points, and a “B” is worth (1) point. One point can be earned for service. Service can include altar serving, student council, or any outside school organization that has a service program; for example, scouting or the National Charity League. Sports teams do not meet criteria for service.

  6. A student must be a member of CJSF for two out of three trimesters in both grades 7 and 8 in order to be awarded and wear the CJSF Gold Cord at graduation.

  7. Students who are members of CJSF in grade 8 only will be recognized at graduation with a special membership certificate.


Saint Ferdinand Catholic School, guided by our Catholic-Christian faith and tradition, is committed to providing a challenging and dynamic curriculum designed to motivate academic growth through twenty-first century learning. Rooted in Gospel values, we inspire and prepare our students to be responsible and productive citizens while leading a life of Christian service. Pre-Kindergarten – 8th Grade.


1012 Coronel Street

San Fernando, CA  91340

(818) 361-3264


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