St. Joseph Elementary School

509 Pavonia Ave,
Jersey City, NJ, 07306-0730
Tel: (201)653-0128
The mission of Saint Joseph School is to feed our students knowledge, cloth them with sensitivity for others, and offer them moral and spiritual guidance.
As a community teachers, administrators, parents, priests, and staff work together to cultivate our students' God given talents.
We help students develop positive attributes, so as to enhance their ability to participate in and render service to their family, school, church, and community.
Our aim is to develop well-rounded, confident, responsible students, who as adults will be prepared to adopt to an ever-changing world, guided by Jesus Christ and strong christian values.
We provide our students with challenging activities that stimulate and make use of their talents within their family, school, church, and community.
We provide an atmosphere that stimulates the growth of knowledge of Catholic doctrine and morality.
We develop attitudes of social cooperation and moral responsibility through interpersonal relations and Christian service.
We stimulate the intellect and creative process with instruction and instructional materials that are up to date and challenging.
We nuture a personal relationship with God by practicing our faith, listening to God's word, providing systematic catechesis and living as Jesus teaches.
Above all our mission at Saint Joseph School is to have God be known and loved by our students, so that they may be a reflection of this love and a positive force in the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 189 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 79%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Joseph Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Aloysius High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Aloysius Elementary Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Aloysius Elementary Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jersey City St. Aloysius Elementary Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    721 West Side Avenue
    Jersey City , NJ , 07306
    (201)433-4270
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  396  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Jersey City
    St. Aloysius High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    721 West Side Avenue
    Jersey City , NJ , 07306
    (201)435-9240
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  310  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Jersey City
    Holy Rosary Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    189 Brunswick St
    Jersey City , NJ , 07302
    (201)653-1699
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  128  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Jersey City
    Ressurection School
    (Roman Catholic)
    189 Brunswick St
    Jersey City , NJ , 07302
    (201)653-1699
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  172  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Jersey City
    Primary Prep Elementary School
    41 Tuers Ave
    Jersey City , NJ , 07306
    (201)333-8844
    0.6  mi  |  274  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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