St Joseph Catholic School

  • St. Joseph Catholic School is a coeducational college preparatory high school and middle school serving students in grades 7-12 in the Diocese of Jackson.
  • St. Joseph Catholic School is a diverse community of learners committed to Gospel values and to academic excellence.
  • Rooted in the rich educational traditions of the Sisters of Mercy and the Congregation of Christian Brothers, the school prepares students to be independent thinkers and responsible leaders in the service of others.
  • We dedicate ourselves to the ideals of Catholic education, and we strive to awaken the minds and spirits of our students to the appreciation of the beauty of creation, the dignity of life, and the demands of justice.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1870
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students413 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade St Joseph Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Average ACT score23
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(school uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. Joseph Catholic School is a coeducational college preparatory high school and middle school serving students in grades 7-12 in the Diocese of Jackson. St. Joseph Catholic School is a diverse community of learners committed to Gospel values and to academic excellence. Rooted in the rich educational traditions of the Sisters of Mercy and the Congregation of Christian Brothers, the school prepares students to be independent thinkers and responsible leaders in the service of others. We dedicate ourselves to the ideals of Catholic education, and we strive to awaken the minds and spirits of our students to the appreciation of the beauty of creation, the dignity of life, and the demands of justice.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Madison
    Grades: PK-12 | 1075 students
    0.8 miles
    7601 Old Canton Road
    Madison, MS 39110
    (601) 856-4455
    0.8 PK-12
    1075
  • Canton
    Canton Academy
    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-12 | 291 students
    12.9 miles
    1 Nancy Drive
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601) 859-5231
    12.9 PK-12
    291
  • Clinton
    Grades: PK-12 | 112 students
    14.9 miles
    1580 Clinton-Raymond Rd.
    Clinton, MS 39056
    (601) 924-5863
    14.9 PK-12
    112
  • Jackson
    Grades: 1-12 | 153 students
    12 miles
    4080 Old Canton Rd
    Jackson, MS 39216
    (601) 982-2812
    12 1-12
    153
  • Jackson
    Grades: PK-12 | 1162 students
    7 miles
    4908 Ridgewood Road
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601) 364-5761
    7 PK-12
    1162

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The average private school tuition in Mississippi is $4,469 for elementary schools and $6,191 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Mississippi is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).