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St. Joseph School achieves academic excellence through a challenging curriculum.
We prepare our youth to be leaders in their community working for the common good while embracing the rich traditions of the Catholic Church.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 304 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,607
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
https://school.stjosephcommunity.org/academics/meeting-individual-needs/
Year Founded
1953
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
304 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
22 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Preschool-8th grade students wear uniforms. PreK-5 wear blue pants, grades 6-8 wear khaki or blue pants. All students must wear polo shirts with school logo. Girls in PreK-4 wear plaid jumpers, girls in 5-8th grade wear plaid skirts.)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
We offer multi-child discounts for 3+children. All families are encouraged to apply for financial aid.
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer PreK program only (ages 3-preKindergarten)
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions Associate
C. Meaden

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
J A Biz Town, Math Masters, Quiz Bowl, School Mass Choir, Spelling Bee, Student Leaders and Service Projects

Arts and Music Programs:
Christmas Program, Geography Bee, Hand Chime Choir, Middle School Band, Spring Musical

School Notes

Why choose St. Joseph School?
  • Dedicated teachers and staff
  • Focus on social justice and service learning
  • Integrated Catholic teachings
  • 21st Century Learning - collaboration, creativity, communication, critical thinking and compassion
  • Multi-Age family circles and student leadership opportunities
  • Connected and involved volunteers
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 304 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,607
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Dakota County, MN is $9,112 for elementary schools and $14,970 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dakota County, MN is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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