St. Joseph Catholic School

At St. Joseph Catholic School, we form the whole student-mind, body and spirit-in a Catholic environment committed to a culture of belonging.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 314 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,150
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
314 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
4 courses
Advanced Courses
Calculus AB AP, English Language AP, English Literature AP, Physics I AP
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Differs from elementary, junior high and high school.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Maria Sotolongo



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Ambassadors, Choir, Eagles 4 Life, Latin Club, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Band

School Notes

  • Welcome to St. Joseph Catholic School, a cherished educational institution serving the Brazos Valley since 1894. Our commitment lies in delivering a Catholic education that nurtures hearts, inspires minds and ignites the spirits of our students.At the heart of our community is a strong focus on family and an environment that encourages every student to flourish. Through small class sizes, students have the opportunity to build meaningful connections, foster leadership skills and create a tight-knit community. As graduates of SJCS, our students emerge fully prepared and equipped to conquer the challenges of high school and beyond. We invite you to explore our website, connect with us on social media and arrange a visit to experience firsthand the essence of St. Joseph Catholic School.God bless & Go Eagles!
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Bishop David Konderla - Bishop Konderla was appointed the fourth Bishop of Tulsa on May 13, 2016 by Pope Francis. He was ordained and installed as Bishop of the Diocese of Tulsa on June 29, 2016.
    • Bishop Michael J. Sis - Bishop Sis was appointed the sixth Bishop of San Angelo in June 2010 by Bishop Joe S. Vasquez. He was ordained and installed as Bishop of San Angelo on December 12, 2013.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Joseph Catholic School cost?
St. Joseph Catholic School's tuition is approximately $12,150 for private students.
What schools are St. Joseph Catholic School often compared to?
St. Joseph Catholic Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Brazos Christian School, Allen Academy by visitors of our site.
Who are famous alumni from St. Joseph Catholic School?
St. Joseph Catholic School famous alumni include: Bishop David Konderla and Bishop Michael J. Sis.
What sports does St. Joseph Catholic School offer?
St. Joseph Catholic School offers 11 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball and Weightlifting.
What is St. Joseph Catholic School's ranking?
St. Joseph Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
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).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
SJCS supports every child to become and accomplish their best. Between the many opportunities to be challenged in the classroom, to their "no cut" athletic program (that models inclusion in every way) to the weekly optional Mass and Reconciliation, daily Religion classes, and Days of Reflection (where the students spend a day in spiritual retreat, lead by the High School Ministry Team), SJCS feeds the mind, body, and spirit in all that they do. So grateful for the teachers and admin! Worth every dollar as an investment in my kid!
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St. Joseph School is a reliable family committed to loving and supporting our children unconditionally - mind, body, and spirit - in their journey through academics, sports, and faith. We became part of the St. Joseph family when my three children started attending St. Joseph School in 2011. It has been a real joy to watch them grow and thrive in this safe, loving environment. The faculty and staff have an open-door two-way communication that allows me to be involved with my children's development academically, physically, artistically, and spiritually. Strong, dependable bonds are formed among students, parents, faculty, staff, and administration, but we also love to welcome new members to our SJS family.
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Our students are academically advanced, but one may expect that in a private school. What I am impressed by is the moral character that I see demonstrated by the students, parents, teachers, administrators, and pastors. So much support, grace, encouragement, and compassion are given to all parties and by all parties that it truly feels like a family; a safe place. I've worked enough places by now to understand that this is not common, but is special to this school.
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St. Joseph's is a great environment for forming the whole person: Spirit, Mind & Body. This school seeks to provide our children with a solid foundation upon which they will build their character and future contributions back to society. It is a loving environment that combines a good grounding in Catholicism while also seeking to live those values every day. A great school needs excellent leadership that constantly pushes the organization to achieve better and better versions of itself. The current leadership of St. Joseph's is a HUGE plus on that score. The team is dynamic, aspirational, and committed to excellence. They are building on the strengths of a history that dates back to its founding in 1894 while also not being afraid to make changes and strive to be even better. You can just tell great, positive energy when you see it and we've got some great talent leading the way. St. Joseph's is going places!
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Our son has been attending St. Joseph since 6th grade. He will be graduating this year. How can I best describe St. Joseph? I'd say, family. Our family has been treated by the faculty, staff, and other families, as family, even though we are not Catholic, from day one. Any time I've had issues that need to be handled by staff, it's handled personably and quickly, and politely. I don't feel like a number, as I sometimes felt at the larger public school my older son attended. That may be in part because it is much smaller and more intimate, but I think it is more than that. The teachers and staff are there because they care. Our child's classmates are all very respectful, and their parents are wonderful people. We feel welcome wherever we go. The quality of education, we feel, has been excellent for the money, as have the opportunities to play sports and participate in other extracurricular activities. I highly recommend St. Joseph.
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We have been with St. Joseph Catholic School for several years and are looking forward to my son graduating from there! Everyone is like a family where we watch out for each other, encourage each other, and support one another. We feel very blessed to be a part of such a wonderful school!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 314 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,150
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Texas is $10,678 for elementary schools and $12,080 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Texas is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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