St. Joseph Elementary

Tel: (605)234-3410
Grades: 2 - 9 | 176 students
St. Joseph's Indian School, a residential/educational facility for Native American children and youth, is an apostolate of the Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart, Inc.
Our mission is to provide the Lakota children with an enriched and integrated living and learning environment that responds to the needs of the whole person.
It develops the skills necessary to live a balanced and healthy lifestyle through education, group home living, the development and appreciation of spirituality and culture, and the promotion of personal growth and self-esteem.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 2 - 9

Student Body

Total Students 176 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade St. Joseph Elementary Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

  • St. Joseph's Indian School, a residential/educational facility for Native American children and youth, is an apostolate of the Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart, Inc. Our mission is to provide the Lakota children with an enriched and integrated living and learning environment that responds to the needs of the whole person. It develops the skills necessary to live a balanced and healthy lifestyle through education, group home living, the development and appreciation of spirituality and culture, and the promotion of personal growth and self-esteem.
  • St. Joseph’s Indian School currently has a high school program which can serves up to 40 high school students who attend Chamberlain Public High School. However, we are in the process of expanding our high school services by building two new homes which wil be complete in the spring of 2007. The program is intended to provide social, academic, personal and spiritual support to our students. The girls’ high school homes are located on campus while the boys have one home off campus in Chamberlain and one home on campus. Each home can accommodate 10 students. Currently, there are 30 students in our high school program.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chamberlain Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of Lourdes School (17.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Dakota Christian School (43.6 miles away)
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  • Chamberlain Chamberlain Academy
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    211 W 16th Ave
    Chamberlain , SD , 57325
    (605)234-5525
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    0.3  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Porcupine Our Lady Of Lourdes School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 7
    Porcupine , SD , 57772
    (605)867-2801
    (Roman Catholic)
    17.3  mi  |  137  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Miller Sunshine Bible Academy
    (Christian)
    400 Sunshine Dr
    Miller , SD , 57362
    (605)853-3071
    (Christian)
    40.3  mi  |  102  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Corsica Dakota Christian School
    (Christian)
    37614 Sd Highway 44
    Corsica , SD , 57328
    (605)243-2211
    (Christian)
    43.6  mi  |  109  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • New Holland New Holland Christian School
    (Christian)
    Po Box 19
    New Holland , SD , 57364
    (605)243-2221
    (Christian)
    44.4  mi  |  57  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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