St. Joseph Grade School

711 Hooper Avenue
Toms River, NJ 08753-0875
     Tel: (732)349-2355
        
   
Grades: K - 8 | 610 students
Our mission at St. Joseph Grade School, since its inception in 1932 and for the years to come, is the development of children into caring individuals with sincerely held Christian beliefs.
We recognize that achieving our mission requires sensitivity to changing family values in a changing world.
But we are confident that it is a world where fundamental values have an essential role.
We prepare today for tomorrow, as we begin preparation for the next millennium, a place where our children will need different skills and attitudes to live in a global community.
Our present students face challenges that will necessitate higher level thinking and reasoning skills to compete in a technologically advanced world.
St. Joseph Grade School was established to foster "Catholic education as an expression of the mission entrusted by Jesus to the Church He founded".
By integrating Christian values into the total school program, we seek to develop a strong and active community, uniting the entire school in a spirit of friendliness, cooperation and service that reaches out into the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 610 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 9%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. Joseph Grade School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Ms. Juliann James

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Boy Scouts, Choir, Christian Service Club, Debating Club, Drama Club, Friends for Change, Girl's Sodality, Girls Scouts, Hand Chime Choir, Instrumental Music Lessons, Junior Lectors and Ushers, Media Club, National Junior Honor Society, Rainbows for all God's Children, Reading Club, Scrabble Club, Spanish Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Talent Show Art Club, Boy Scouts, Choir, Debating Club, Drama Club, Girls Scouts, Media Club, Reading Club, Scrabble Club, Spanish Club, Talent Show, Christian Service Club,
Friends for Change,
Girl's Sodality,
Hand Chime Choir,
Instrumental Music Lessons,
Junior Lectors and Ushers,
National Junior Honor Society,
Rainbows for all God's Children,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Council,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Donovan Catholic (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cherry Lane Child Care & Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cherry Lane Child Care & Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
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  • Toms River
    Donovan Catholic
    (Roman Catholic)
    711 Hooper Ave
    Toms RiverNJ 08753
    (732)349-8801
    (Roman Catholic)
    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 685 students                      
  • Toms River
    806 Main St 808
    Toms RiverNJ 08753
    (732)349-7070
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 48 students                      
  • Toms River
    700 Main St
    Toms RiverNJ 08753
    (732)341-0860
    (Baptist)
    0.6 mi | Gr. K-9 | 108 students                      
  • Toms River
    Chesterbrook Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    368 Lakehurst Road
    Toms RiverNJ 08755
    (732)240-7490
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    1.3 mi | Gr. 5-8 | n/a students                      
  • Toms River
    The Goddard School
    Daycare / Preschool
    36 Bey Lea Rd
    Toms RiverNJ 08753
    (732)240-2121
    Daycare / Preschool
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 34 students                      

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