St Joseph Catholic School

  • St. Joseph Catholic School opened its door in August of 1961 to a total of 100 students in four classrooms.
  • The staff of three sisters and one lay teacher taught grades one through eight.
  • There were two grades per classroom until 1969, when the North wing was added.
  • The current Family Center Building, which also serves as the school cafeteria, had previously served as the Church until the current church was built and dedicated in 1981.
  • Our Mission Statement uses the word catholic to describe our purpose: Christ centered Academics Taught with Hope, faith and love, in cooperation with Our families by intertwining our Learning and lives In our ever changing Community and world.
  • St. Joseph Catholic School promotes the teachings of the Catholic Church and instills in our students a profound and personal spirituality.
  • Education is one of the most important ways by which the Church fulfills its commitment to the dignity of the person and the building of community.
  • The school seeks to provide a unique setting where spiritual, academic, and social growth is realized within a faith community.
  • The school develops Catholic values and attitudes within our students and places emphasis on their responsibility to bring Christ to others. This is accomplished through the faculty and staff being responsive to the needs of the students, empowering them with skills and factual knowledge that stimulate creative thinking, and by uniting with the community in prayer, work, and love.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1961
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2006

Student Body

Total Students257 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeSt Joseph Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size16 students
Advanced CoursesHonors Algebra and Honors Biology; Spanish I
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(khaki, navy, oxford, polos)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,725
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
92%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballGolf,
SoccerTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Lego Robotics Club, National Junior Honor Society, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Matters and National Junior Art Honor Society, Drama

School Notes

  • Last two years of reportcards Last two years of standardized testing (if applicable) 2 Recommendation letters from current teachers (if applicable) Any documented learning needs paperwork Entrance test - grades K-8

Profile last updated: 04/10/2016

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