St. Joseph School

1740 Lake Avenue
Wilmette, IL 60091-0600
     Tel: (847)256-7870
        
   
Grades: NS - 8 | 322 students
St. Joseph School is a vibrant Catholic learning community for children in Preschool through Eighth Grade.
We are dedicated to promoting the fullest possible spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical and social development of each student in a Christian environment enlivened by the gospel message of Jesus.
Our modern facility supports a rich curriculum that integrates the latest education best practices.
Our students become involved, committed, responsible learners who work cooperatively with others for individual as well as group growth.
St. Joseph School provides its students an opportunity to achieve academic excellence and to foster their personal and spiritual development within a distinctively Catholic community of faith.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8

Student Body

Total Students 322 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 2%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St. Joseph School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $4,326

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
Volleyball

School Notes:


Mission Statement:
St. Joseph School is dedicated to academic excellence for every child, and fosters personal and spiritual development within a distinctly Catholic community of faith.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:
St. Joseph School is a place of Catholic values and morals where God and family come first, children learn respect for themselves and others, and students are cared for spiritually, morally, intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally. This is achieved in partnership with students, parents, staff, and the community as a whole.

St. Joseph School provides a high quality learning environment in which every student develops a love of learning in a safe, inviting community. Uniqueness is celebrated, allowing students to reach their maximum potential.

The staff of St. Joseph School is committed to work collaboratively to ensure that the best practices in teaching and learning are utilized. Technology supports student learning in a global environment, and resources are maximized for the greater good of the learning community.  

A Pathway to the Future, Exceeding Academics and more…

 – St. Joseph School, Wilmette ~ The Just Right Catholic School -

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Regina Dominican High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ronald Knox Montessori School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ronald Knox Montessori School (0.4 miles away)
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  • Wilmette
    2031 Elmwood Ave
    WilmetteIL 60091
    (847)256-2922
    Montessori School
    0.4 mi | 137 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • Wilmette
    1140 Wilmette Ave
    WilmetteIL 60091
    (847)256-2002
    Montessori School
    0.7 mi | 118 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • Wilmette
     St. Francis Xavier School
      (Roman Catholic)
    808 Linden Ave
    WilmetteIL 60091
    (847)256-0644
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | 371 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • Evanston
    The Barbereux School
    Daycare / Preschool
    3333 Culver St
    EvanstonIL 60201
    (847)864-3215
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.1 mi | 54 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • Wilmette
    Regina Dominican High School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    701 Locust Road
    WilmetteIL 60091
    (847)256-7660
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | 316 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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