St. Joseph Christian School

5401 Gene Field Road
Saint Joseph, MO 64506-0645
Tel: (816)279-3760
Grades: PK-12 | 312 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 312 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. Joseph Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 21 students
Number of AP Courses 10 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 Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please visit our website: for tuition details.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Cyndi King
Admissions Associate Dr. Jason Tindol


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


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.

Profile last updated: 09/11/2015

Nearby Private 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)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Joseph
    St Paul Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 298 students
    1.1 miles
    4715 Frederick Ave
    Saint Joseph, MO 64506
  • Saint Joseph
    Grades: 9-12 | 228 students
    2.4 miles
    3529 Frederick Ave
    Saint Joseph, MO 64506
  • Saint Joseph
    Prescott Sda School
    Daycare / Preschool (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: KG | 5 students
    2.6 miles
    1405 Weisenborn Rd
    Saint Joseph, MO 64507
  • St. Joseph
    St. Joseph KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    2.7 miles
    3107 Cook Rd.
    St. Joseph, MO 64506
  • Saint Joseph
    St Francis Xavier School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 372 students
    4 miles
    2614 Seneca St
    Saint Joseph, MO 64507

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The average private school tuition in Missouri is $5,967 for elementary schools and $11,816 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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