Saint Joseph School

159 W Main St,
Meriden, CT, 06451-0645
     Tel: (203)237-6800
Grades: PK - 8 | 138 students
Saint Joseph School is a K-8 Catholic educational community, which has served generations of families in Meriden and surrounding towns since 1915.
Our caring and dedicated staff creates a welconing family atmosphere and prepares students to meet the future with a foundation of faith, knowledge and values.
Understanding the challenges faced by families, we provide each child with the opportunity to reach his/her potential emphasizing the two great commandments of the Church: Love of God and Love of Neighbor.
Saint Joseph School is a community in pursuit of academic excellence through a lived experience in faith.
The dignity of every person and the importance of shared responsibility for the good of all are the goals toward which we strive.
We educate the whole child – spiritually, socially, academically and emotionally.
Saint Joseph School exists for the education of the child as he/she relates to God, to the Church, and to himself/herself and to the communities to which he/she belongs.
We accept each child as he/she is – a unique and cherished child of the Father, redeemed by Jesus Christ.
Academically, standardized test scores continuously place Saint Joseph School students 2+ years above grade level.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1915

Student Body

Total Students 138 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 28%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Saint Joseph School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Contact the school for tuition rates. Partial tuition scholarships available.
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Builder’s Club, Chess Club, Reading Club, Chess Club, Student Representatives, Peer Responder Program, Musical Theater, Instrumental Music Instruction, Piano Lessons, Youth Choir, Art Club, Jr. High Dances, Before/After School Program, Yearbook Club, Writ Chess Club,  Reading Club,  Chess Club,  Piano Lessons,  Youth Choir,  Art Club,  Yearbook Club,  Writ, Builder’s Club,
Student Representatives,
Peer Responder Program,
Musical Theater,
Instrumental Music Instruction,
Jr. High Dances,
Before/After School Program,

School Notes:

Saint Joseph School is a K-8 Catholic educational community, which has served generations of families in Meriden and surrounding towns since 1915. Our caring and dedicated staff creates a welconing family atmosphere and prepares students to meet the future with a foundation of faith, knowledge and values. Understanding the challenges faced by families, we provide each child with the opportunity to reach his/her potential emphasizing the two great commandments of the Church: Love of God and Love of Neighbor. Saint Joseph School is a community in pursuit of academic excellence through a lived experience in faith. The dignity of every person and the importance of shared responsibility for the good of all are the goals toward which we strive. We educate the whole child – spiritually, socially, academically and emotionally. Saint Joseph School exists for the education of the child as he/she relates to God, to the Church, and to himself/herself and to the communities to which he/she belongs. We accept each child as he/she is – a unique and cherished child of the Father, redeemed by Jesus Christ. Academically, standardized test scores continuously place Saint Joseph School students 2+ years above grade level.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is MidState Christian Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of Mount Carmel School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Meriden KinderCare (0.9 miles away)
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    (203)237-1005
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    MeridenCT06450
    (203)237-0302
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    0.9 mi | 112 students | Gr. K-12                      
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