St. Joseph School

750 Peachtree Street
Herndon, VA 20170-0201
     Tel: (703)880-4350
Grades: K - 8 | 591 students
St. Joseph Catholic School exists to foster four basic purpose of Catholic education: the teaching of Catholic Doctrine, the teaching of academic, the building of community, and the witnessing of Christ by service to others.
At St. Joseph School both children and adults strive to uphold the dignity of all human life.
We believe that every human is a unique creation of God, made in his image and likeness.
Here all are committed to the total growth and development of each child.
They look to foster the children's intellectual process as well as their spiritual, emotional, social, and physical maturity.
St. Joseph School believes that each of these areas is interconnected and that each must be given adequate attention and encouragement for the complete education of its students.
To accomplish these goals, the school must provide a safe and nurturing enviornemnt where the staff utilizes multiple techniques and strategies to further the students' academic and spiritual growth.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1978
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students 591 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade St. Joseph School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 35%
Admission Deadline None / Rolling


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Altar Servers, Band, Battle of the Books, Boy Scouts, CYO Basketball, CYO Cheerleading, CYO Tennis, CYO Track and Field, Chime Choir, Choir, Girl Scouts, Math Club, National Junior Honor Society, Oratorical Club, Robotics, Student Council, Volleyball, interact/Rotary Club Altar Servers, Band, Boy Scouts, CYO Basketball, CYO Tennis, Chime Choir, Choir, Girl Scouts, Math Club, Robotics, Volleyball, Battle of the Books,
CYO Cheerleading,
CYO Track and Field,
National Junior Honor Society,
Oratorical Club,
Student Council,
interact/Rotary Club,

School Notes:

Passes on the faith by word and example.....
Christ-filled environment for learning,
Catholic doctrine,
Opportunities for service,
Daily prayer,
Weekly student Mass,
Sacramental instruction,
Altar Servers

Fosters intellectual progress.....
Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award,
Composite scores in the top 10% of the nation on the Terra Nova Standardized Test,
Accreditation by the Virginia Catholic Education Association,
Curriculum set forth by the Arlington Diocese,
World Language - Spanish,
Pre-Algebra, Algebra and Honors Algebra,
Physical Education, Computers, Library, Art, and Music

Provides a safe setting.....
Modernized, expanded campus,
High-tech security system,
Contemporary playground,
Interactive whiteboards in every classroom,
Enhanced media center,
Fully equipped science lab,
State-of-the-art computer lab,
Fine arts activities rooms,
High school regulation gymnasium

Encourages Family Involvement.....
Volunteer Opportunities,
Parent Teacher Organization,
Community events

Profile last updated: 04/11/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Temple Baptist School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dulles Montessori School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Herndon KinderCare (0.2 miles away)
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