St. Joseph School

1740 Lake Avenue
Wilmette, IL 60091-0600
Tel: (847)256-7870
Grades: NS-8 | 263 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1850

Student Body

Total Students 263 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. Joseph School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform Belair Plaid, white or green polo, khaki pant)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,436
Tuition Notes http://www.stjosephwilmette.com/admissions/tuition-and-fees/
% on Financial Aid
3%
Acceptance Rate
92%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

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 ~ 
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