St Josephs School

41 E 1st St,
Waconia, MN, 55387-0553
     Tel: (952)442-4500
Grades: PK - 8 | 221 students
OUR MISSION: In partnership with family, parish and the community, St. Joseph Catholic School serves God and community by educating Pre-K through 8th grade students.
The school develops the whole child by providing an education integrated with traditional Catholic values and spirituality.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1860

Student Body

Total Students 221 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 84%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade St Josephs School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 6%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Please ask school for uniform policy.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,400


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Book Club, Cribbage Club, Science Fair, Science Fair, Student Council, Yearbook, Young Rembrandts, Youth Enrichment Classes Book Club, Cribbage Club, Science Fair, Science Fair, Yearbook, Student Council,
Young Rembrandts,
Youth Enrichment Classes,

School Notes:

OUR PHILOSOPHY: Our school is a Catholic community where students, parents, staff and administration work together. We function as a community celebrating liturgy, our Catholic legacy, and life as worship. The learning process is a partnership shared by the student, who accepts the responsibility and challenge for his/her own education; the parent, who serves as primary role model for learning in each child's life; and the teacher, whose expertise guides the learning activities of the student. We maintain that knowledge is a means of education, not its end. We recognize that as a Catholic school, academic knowledge integrated with Catholic values helps foster positive and productive character in our students. We believe that all education is a lifelong pursuit.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lutheran High School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trinity Lutheran School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Hubert Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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