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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Joseph Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Mississippi for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1870
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
413 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Average ACT score
23
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
school uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / 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.
Source: Verified school update

School Calendar

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Date
First day of 2nd Semester (Events)
January 04, 2023 (Wednesday)
SPRING BREAK (Events)
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
SPRING BREAK (Events)
March 11, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Mississippi is $5,760 for elementary schools and $6,449 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Mississippi is 96% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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