At St Joseph Elementary School, we are a faith partner together with the parish, the clergy and the parents, charged with the formation and education of the whole child.
We form students spiritually by giving them opportunities to develop a mature faith as witnessed by regular worship, moral decision-making and service out-reach; students academically by assisting them in mastering basic skills, developing the ability to reason and providing a responsible environment that encourages creativity; and students socially by engaging them in experiences which foster self-direction, leadership and team-building skills, which are developed in the classroom, on the fields of competition and within the parish.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 446 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1926
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009, 2017

Student Body

Total Students
446 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
22 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Tracy Lombardo

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Chess Club, Choir, Drama Club, Engineering For Kids, Fitness Club, Scouting

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Sports

School Notes

  • At St Joseph Elementary School, we are a faith partner together with the parish, the clergy and the parents, charged with the formation and education of the whole child.
  • We form students spiritually by giving them opportunities to develop a mature faith as witnessed by regular worship, moral decision-making and service out-reach; students academically by assisting them in mastering basic skills, developing the ability to reason and providing a responsible environment that encourages creativity; and students socially by engaging them in experiences which foster self-direction, leadership and team-building skills, which are developed in the classroom, on the fields of competition and within the parish.

School Reviews

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Began Sept.1938.Graduated May,1946.Received the finest Grade School Education available. Still keep in touch with 2 of my classmates.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 446 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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