St. Joseph Christian School

5401 Gene Field Road,
Saint Joseph, MO, 64506-0645
     Tel: (816)279-3760
Grades: PK - 12 | 284 students
St. Joseph Christian School is a interdenominational, private Christian school strategically located to serve pre-k through twelfth grade students from the Northwest Missouri/Northeast Kansas area.
The school's purpose is to partner with Christian parents in their God-given responsibility to encourage, discipline, and instruct their children.
Based in a biblical worldview, instruction at SJCS builds in core curricula at the lower levels and expands to provide college-preparatory course-work at the upper levels.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1988

Student Body

Total Students 284 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. Joseph Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 32%
Average Class Size 19 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Advanced Math, Anatomy, Calculus, Chemistry 1 & 2, College Algebra, English Literature, French 3 & 4, Physics, Spanish 3 & 4, Trigonometry, 
Average ACT score 24
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,940
Tuition Notes $4,940.00 for grades 7 - 12 $4,850.00 for grades 5 - 6 $4,745.00 for grades 1 - 4 $3,280.00 for grades K $2,020.00 for grades Pre K
Acceptance Rate 98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Veronica Ferguson
Admissions Associate Scott Jenkins

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Team, Chapel Team, Chess Club, Class Officers, Drama, Drug-free Superstars, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Honor Society, Student Council, Yearbook Academic Team, Chapel Team, Chess Club, Class Officers, Drama, Yearbook, Drug-free Superstars,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
National Honor Society,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • Core Values of SJCS
  • Scholarship: Maximizing academic achievement for all students.
  • Jesus Christ: Encouraging all students to make Jesus Christ LORD of their lives.
  • Character: Encouraging the development of Christ-like character in all students.
  • Service: Providing opportunities for all students to serve Jesus Christ by serving others.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Leblond High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Paul Lutheran School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Paul Lutheran School (1.1 miles away)
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  • Saint JosephSt Paul Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    4715 Frederick Ave
    Saint JosephMO64506
    (816)279-1118
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.1 mi | 174 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Saint JosephBishop Leblond High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    3529 Frederick Ave
    Saint JosephMO64506
    (816)279-1629
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.4 mi | 228 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Saint JosephPrescott Sda School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1405 Weisenborn Rd
    Saint JosephMO64507
    (816)279-8591
    Daycare / Preschool  (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    2.6 mi | 5 students | Gr. KG                      
  • Saint JosephSt. Joseph KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    3107 Cook Road
    Saint JosephMO64506
    (816)364-5685
    Daycare / Preschool
    2.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Saint JosephSt Francis Xavier School
      (Roman Catholic)
    2614 Seneca St
    Saint JosephMO64507
    (816)232-4911
      (Roman Catholic)
    4 mi | 303 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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