St. Joseph Elementary School

8 W Main St,
Mendham, NJ, 07945-0794
Tel: (973)543-7474
St. Joseph Elementary School is a small Catholic school located in the heart of historic Mendham Borough in Morris County, New Jersey.
The education mission of St. Joseph School encompasses four dimensions: message, community, worship, and service.
As proclaimers of the Gospel message of peace, hope, and love, all that we do should reflect this in our way of life.
Our faith community is strengthened and unified through prayer, Eucharistic celebrations, and religious projects.
This nurturing and support moves us to direct our energies to the world.
Such activities as value sharing, role modeling, and participation in various community projects, build upon the concept of social justice.
Through love and service our hearts and minds turn outward to build the Kingdom of God here on earth.
The St. Joseph School faculty consists of ten full-time and nine part-time teachers, a full-time library/media specialist, a part-time guidance counselor, and a full-time nurse.
A part-time supplemental instructor and a speech teacher instruct classified students.
All full-time teachers are certified and well trained in subject matter and pedagogy.
Staff development is a crucial part of improving the educational program, and teachers take advantage of a wide variety of opportunities to enhance their skills.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students 223 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 4%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade St. Joseph Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Daytop Preparatory School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westmont Montessori School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Westmont Montessori School (1.9 miles away)
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  • Mendham Daytop Preparatory School
    Special Education School
    80 W Main St
    Mendham , NJ , 07945
    (973)543-5656
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Mendham
    Westmont Montessori School
    Montessori School
    577 State Route 24
    Mendham , NJ , 07945
    (908)879-6355
    Montessori School
    1.9  mi  |  135  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Bernardsville Palmer School    
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    Po Box 575
    Bernardsville , NJ , 07924
    (908)766-3353
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    2.6  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Chester The Dogwood School
     | Early Childhood / Day Cares
    8 Dogwood Dr
    Chester , NJ , 07930
    (908)879-7477
     | Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2.8  mi  |  4  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Chester
    Clockwork Learning Center Chester
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    395 Route 24
    Chester , NJ , 07930
    (908)879-5010
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    3.4  mi  |  84  students  |  Gr.  K-1

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