St Joseph Elementary School

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

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Christian School Association (NCSA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1958
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Students182 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St Joseph Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,250
Tuition NotesNo 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.  . 

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pierre
    Pierre SDA School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: 1-6 | 9 students
    0.7 miles
    1206 E Robinson Avenue
    Pierre, SD 57501
    0.7 1-6
  • Eagle Butte
    Grades: K-9 | 67 students
    61.4 miles
    121 Cedar Street
    Eagle Butte, SD 57625
    61.4 K-9
  • Chamberlain
    Grades: 1-8 | 154 students
    63.9 miles
    1301 N Main
    Chamberlain, SD 57325
    63.9 1-8
  • Miller
    Grades: K-12 | 81 students
    67.4 miles
    400 Sunshine Dr
    Miller, SD 57362
    67.4 K-12
  • Mission
    Grades: 1-8 | 8 students
    75 miles
    485 E. 2nd St.
    Mission, SD 57555
    75 1-8

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The average private school tuition in South Dakota is $2,998 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).