St. Joseph Catholic School

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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 (2024)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 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

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Joseph Catholic School cost?
St. Joseph Catholic School's tuition is approximately $5,607 for private students.
Does St. Joseph Catholic School offer a summer program?
Yes, St. Joseph Catholic School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does St. Joseph Catholic School offer?
St. Joseph Catholic School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball.
What is St. Joseph Catholic School's ranking?
St. Joseph Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for St. Joseph Catholic School?
The application deadline for St. Joseph Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 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 $12,650 for elementary schools and $21,351 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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