St. Joseph Catholic School is an accredited Catholic school located in Auburn, California.
St. Joseph Catholic School provides an environment of achieving academic excellence with a balanced curriculum in serving students from Preschool through the Eighth Grade.
Within a safe and disciplined environment, St. Joseph Catholic School provides individual attention in a loving and nurturing community.
Our exceptional and dedicated administration help students reach for their highest potential, with a commitment to advanced learning practices.
St. Joseph Catholic School is fully accredited through Western Catholic Educational Association and by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
St. Joseph Catholic School also meets and exceeds the California State Academic Standards.
St. Joseph Catholic School, established in 1943, is an educational ministry of St. Joseph and St. Teresa Catholic Parishes of Auburn, California.
The student population, consisting of families from Placer, Nevada, and Sacramento Counties, is a reflection of the rich ethnic and cultural diversity of the area which is enriched by the school's Commitment to Excellence.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1943

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 48%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Average Class Size
15 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Jenny Oliver

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

School Notes

  • St. Joseph Catholic School is an accredited Catholic school located in Auburn, California. St. Joseph Catholic School provides an environment of achieving academic excellence with a balanced curriculum in serving students from Preschool through the Eighth Grade. Within a safe and disciplined environment, St. Joseph Catholic School provides individual attention in a loving and nurturing community. Our exceptional and dedicated administration help students reach for their highest potential, with a commitment to advanced learning practices. St. Joseph Catholic School is fully accredited through Western Catholic Educational Association and by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. St. Joseph Catholic School also meets and exceeds the California State Academic Standards. St. Joseph Catholic School, established in 1943, is an educational ministry of St. Joseph and St. Teresa Catholic Parishes of Auburn, California. The student population, consisting of families from Placer, Nevada, and Sacramento Counties, is a reflection of the rich ethnic and cultural diversity of the area which is enriched by the school's Commitment to Excellence.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
5  
We have 2 children that attend St Joseph school and absolutely love and value the education and value system they are being taught daily. We feel the teachers and families truly treat them as their own and that level of commitment to our children is key in their education and success in their daily lives. We come from a private Catholic school education also so it was important to continue that with our family and love the lifetime relationships we know we have developed in such a short time at St Joseph.
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5  
I have my 6- and 8-year-old granddaughters enrolled at St Joseph. This is our 3rd year, and I would recommend this school without reservation. The girls have excelled academically and socially. The philosophy of learning in a safe and nurturing environment is absolutely correct. The administration and staff have always been available and responsive. Christian values are readily apparent in the classroom, in church, and on the playground. At a time when our country is suffering so much divisiveness, it is reassuring to see the strength of community in our school.
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5  
We are in our second year at St. Joseph's and find it to be an outstanding school with a dedicated and caring administration, faculty and staff and active and supportive parent community. The environment is inclusive and nurturing and the academics stimulating. With the emphasis on character, values and community, the education provides for the whole child. And the school continues to grow and improve responding to the needs of the 21st century learner. This year, it has implemented a new science lab and next year, will be a 1:1 with Chromebooks. We are so grateful to have found St. Joseph's! My child is thriving here and receiving the attention and support she needs.
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5  
My kids love this school! I have two students at St. Joseph Catholic School. The teachers foster warm, friendly, positive interactions with students that promote thriving academic and spiritual learning environments. The classes are small, learning is individualized and in a safe environment. The principal is involved and truly cares about students and their character development. We are so thankful to be part of the SJCS community.
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5  
I attended St. Joseph's Catholic School from Kindergarten through eighth grade and loved every minute of my time there. The faculty and staff had a genuine passion for the education and well being of the students. The class sizes were not overwhelming which allowed more one on one time between the students and teachers. Many great friendships were made that I am proud to be able to continue to have today. I highly recommend this place to a anyone
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5  
At Saint Joseph's your kids will learn and grow academically, ethically and personally. If your looking for strong academics in a safe community where a strong moral compass and parental involvement is apart of daily life you will love SJCS. We have two children both very different learning styles and personalities; they both excel and have areas of improvement just like most kids. The teachers are insightful, informative, approachable and responsive. Academics are above standard, and we are always up to speed on daily classroom life and homework, which is great!
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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