The mission of Saint Joseph School is to feed our students knowledge, cloth them with sensitivity for others, and offer them moral and spiritual guidance.
As a community teachers, administrators, parents, priests, and staff work together to cultivate our students' God given talents.
We help students develop positive attributes, so as to enhance their ability to participate in and render service to their family, school, church, and community.
Our aim is to develop well-rounded, confident, responsible students, who as adults will be prepared to adopt to an ever-changing world, guided by Jesus Christ and strong christian values.
We provide our students with challenging activities that stimulate and make use of their talents within their family, school, church, and community.
We provide an atmosphere that stimulates the growth of knowledge of Catholic doctrine and morality.
We develop attitudes of social cooperation and moral responsibility through interpersonal relations and Christian service.
We stimulate the intellect and creative process with instruction and instructional materials that are up to date and challenging.
We nuture a personal relationship with God by practicing our faith, listening to God's word, providing systematic catechesis and living as Jesus teaches.
Above all our mission at Saint Joseph School is to have God be known and loved by our students, so that they may be a reflection of this love and a positive force in the world.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 276 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

St. Joseph Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
276 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
78%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The mission of Saint Joseph School is to feed our students knowledge, cloth them with sensitivity for others, and offer them moral and spiritual guidance. As a community teachers, administrators, parents, priests, and staff work together to cultivate our students' God given talents. We help students develop positive attributes, so as to enhance their ability to participate in and render service to their family, school, church, and community. Our aim is to develop well-rounded, confident, responsible students, who as adults will be prepared to adopt to an ever-changing world, guided by Jesus Christ and strong christian values. We provide our students with challenging activities that stimulate and make use of their talents within their family, school, church, and community. We provide an atmosphere that stimulates the growth of knowledge of Catholic doctrine and morality. We develop attitudes of social cooperation and moral responsibility through interpersonal relations and Christian service. We stimulate the intellect and creative process with instruction and instructional materials that are up to date and challenging. We nuture a personal relationship with God by practicing our faith, listening to God's word, providing systematic catechesis and living as Jesus teaches. Above all our mission at Saint Joseph School is to have God be known and loved by our students, so that they may be a reflection of this love and a positive force in the world.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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What is St. Joseph Elementary School's ranking?

St. Joseph Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for St. Joseph Elementary School?

The application deadline for St. Joseph Elementary School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 276 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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