St. Joseph Preschool and Elementary, St. Joseph Middle School, and St. Philip Catholic Central High School are dedicated to the deepest level of spiritual, moral, and academic growth for your students.
We recognize that parents have a choice in education, and are convinced that our difference is that the Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools infuses your children with sound moral and ethical values that will guide them to become better parents, workers, and citizens in the future.
St. Joseph Preschool and Elementary, St. Joseph Middle School, and St. Philip Catholic Central High School are dedicated to the deepest level of spiritual, moral, and academic growth for your students.
We strive to develop and educate the whole student---academically, morally, spiritually, emotionally and physically.
Our students are engaged in a secure, meaningful and relevant learning environment that utilizes current, state-of-the-art resources.
We challenge, inspire and excite a diverse student population to reach its potential with grace and determination.
As the times change, we adapt and grow, always focusing on the most important part of what we do: creating and implementing Christ-centered, nurturing, and disciplined education programs.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 434 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1917

Student Body

Total Students
434 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
33:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
48%
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
7 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science, English, Physics, Statistics, World History
Average SAT score
1130

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition is offered on a sliding scale, based upon family income.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500
Admissions Director
Cathy Erskine

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Bible Study, Book Club, Campus Ministry, Coding Club, Craft Club, Foreign Language Club, Interact Club, Math/Science Club, Model United Nations, Multicultural Club, National Honor Society, Prom Committee, Robotics Team, Student Council, Students for Life, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Marching Band

School Notes

  • St. Joseph Preschool and Elementary, St. Joseph Middle School, and St. Philip Catholic Central High School are dedicated to the deepest level of spiritual, moral, and academic growth for your students.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 434 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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