St. Joseph Catholic School

1430 14th Street
Marion, IA 52302-0523
Tel: (319)377-6348
Grades: PK-8 | 180 students
St. Joseph Catholic School promotes the development of the whole student in a Christ-centered atmosphere.
St. Joseph assists the family and parish in promoting spiritual and personal formation of its young people through daily religious education classes; direct living faith experiences; liturgy planning and participation; service opportunities; and sacramental and prayer experiences.
St. Joseph School provides daily religious education classes, direct living faith experiences, liturgy planning and participation, service opportunities and sacramental and prayer experiences.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Middle School Association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1947

Student Body

Total Students 180 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 12%
Students by Grade St. Joseph Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $2,450
Tuition Notes We have a comprehensive financial aid program available and make it our mission to ensure Catholic education to all who desire it, regardless of financial circumstances.l
Admissions Director Cathy Walz
Admissions Associate Peggy Brady


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Football, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Futue Scientists and Engineers of America, Instrumental Music, Lego League, Mock Trial, Spring Musical, Student Council, Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol, Vocal Music Lego League, Mock Trial, Spring Musical, Vocal Music, Futue Scientists and Engineers of America,
Instrumental Music,
Student Council,
Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Grace Baptist Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grace Baptist Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is East Cedar Rapids KinderCare (1.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marion
    Grades: 2-12 | 34 students
    1.6 miles
    1461 E Post Rd
    Marion, IA 52302
  • Cedar Rapids
    East Cedar Rapids KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.8 miles
    5351 North Park Place North East
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
  • Cedar Rapids
    Grades: NS-5 | 140 students
    2.9 miles
    1010 Regent Street NE
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
  • Cedar Rapids
    Grades: NS-12 | 199 students
    3.2 miles
    3636 Cottage Grove Ave Se
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
  • Cedar Rapids
    Holloway House Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-K | 39 students
    3.2 miles
    3600 Cottage Grove Ave. SE
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
November 24, 2015
Many parents search for an answer to the question "How do I provide the kind of religious education I want for my child?" Religious education is a very personal, subjective matter. We explore some of your options.
November 19, 2015
Myths, urban legends and just plain misinformation abound concerning private schools. We shed some light on the facts you may not have known.
October 04, 2015
This A-Z list is designed to make you aware of the many things involved in choosing the right school for your child.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Iowa is $3,341 for elementary schools and $10,183 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Iowa is 97% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).