St. Joseph Catholic School

Tel: (941)755-2611
Grades: PK-8 | 309 students
St. Joseph Catholic School is guided by the teachings of Jesus Christ, whose legacy is preserved and carried on by the Catholic Church.
The school provides children with a quality education that will enable them to become confident, active, and moral leaders in their families as well as in their faith and social communities.
Our goals are to provide a program of religious education based on Catholic theology, scripture, tradition, and liturgical worship that fosters in each child an internalized love of God, neighbor, and self; to provide a varied and flexible educational curriculum program built on a strong, basic foundation that meets and challenges each child's intellectual, emotional, and physical abilities; to provide a positive learning environment that encourages, reinforces, and rewards each child's efforts leading to healthy and wholesome selfknowledge; to integrate religious values, based on Catholic teaching of social justice, with secular knowledge in all areas of the curriculum; and to teach decision-making skills that result in the formation of an informed individual capable of active participation and positive contributions to Church, country, and the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS)
National Catholic Education Association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1954

Student Body

Total Students 309 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade St. Joseph Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $7,010
Tuition Notes Scholarships available.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
FootballFreestyle Skiing,
GolfIce Hockey,
SoccerTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Weightlifting

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Builders Club through Kiwanis of Manatee Grades 6-8, Jr. Legion of Mary, K-Kids through Kiwanis of Manatee Grades 2-5, National Junior Honor Society, Safety Patrol, Student Government Safety Patrol, Builders Club through Kiwanis of Manatee Grades 6-8,
Jr. Legion of Mary,
K-Kids through Kiwanis of Manatee Grades 2-5,
National Junior Honor Society,
Student Government,

School Notes

  • St. Joseph Catholic School is guided by the teachings of Jesus Christ, whose legacy is preserved and carried on by the Catholic Church. The school provides children with a quality education that will enable them to become confident, active, and moral leaders in their families as well as in their faith and social communities. Our goals are to provide a program of religious education based on Catholic theology, scripture, tradition, and liturgical worship that fosters in each child an internalized love of God, neighbor, and self; to provide a varied and flexible educational curriculum program built on a strong, basic foundation that meets and challenges each child's intellectual, emotional, and physical abilities; to provide a positive learning environment that encourages, reinforces, and rewards each child's efforts leading to healthy and wholesome selfknowledge; to integrate religious values, based on Catholic teaching of social justice, with secular knowledge in all areas of the curriculum; and to teach decision-making skills that result in the formation of an informed individual capable of active participation and positive contributions to Church, country, and the world.

Profile last updated: 11/20/2015

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