St. Joseph Catholic School
- St. Joseph Catholic School is a Christ Centered community dedicated to empowering students to Learn, Serve, Lead and Succeed. We support parents in their role as the primary educators of their children. We provide a safe, nurturing, child-centered faith community. We strive to develop each individual, whose daily needs will be met through right choices, self discipline, and respect for others.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
Other religious school association(s)
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||211 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||13 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||16:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||20 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Dress Code available upon request)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$5,400|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition is for grades K through 8th Grade and does not include a Registration Fee of $150 per year per family. Registration Fee is waived for military families. Tuition assistance is available.|
|Total Sports Offered||2 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, VolleyballBasketball, Volleyball,|
- St. Joseph Catholic School offers a well-balanced, challenging academic program that follows curriculum standards set by the State of Arizona and the Diocese of Tucson. In addition to a rigorous academic program, children are taught the tenets of the Catholic Faith, an appreciation for the fine arts, and an understanding of technology as a tool for enhanced learning. Daily religion classes, attendance at weekly mass, and school wide prayer provide a strong spiritual framework. The school has a computer lab and smart boards in every classroom. Our technology director works with teachers to integrate technology throughout our curriculum. Homework reinforces material taught in class and helps our students learn responsibility and self-discipline, keys to lifelong learning.
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