The staff at SJS works together with the parents to assist the children in becoming everything God expects them to be.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 186 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,250
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1958
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Students
186 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
23%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
No child is refused admission due to inability to pay.Students that are not Catholic pay $500 more.

School Notes

  • The staff at SJS works together with the parents to assist the children in becoming everything God expects them to be.Religion is taught daily and the children are blessed to be able to attend mass twice a week. The average class size is 17 students.  Physical Education is offered three times a week and Music is offered twice.  . 

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I went there in 1959 Charles H. Ritter
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 186 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,250
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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