St Joseph Elementary School

  • As the suburban expansion began to impact the Manchester area, it was decided to relocate the parish at its present location on Sulphur Springs and St. Joseph Lane.
  • A temporary church, eight classrooms serving 315 students, a convent, and a rectory were built on this new site.
  • In 1965, ten additional classrooms were added to keep up with the ever-increasing population of the Parish.
  • St. Joseph Parish became the first "mega-parish" in the Archdiocese of St. Louis.
  • It's membership grew to three times the size of the average parish.
  • For twenty years it remained by far the largest parish in the state of Missouri.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8

Student Body

Total Students426 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade St Joseph Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • As the suburban expansion began to impact the Manchester area, it was decided to relocate the parish at its present location on Sulphur Springs and St. Joseph Lane. A temporary church, eight classrooms serving 315 students, a convent, and a rectory were built on this new site. In 1965, ten additional classrooms were added to keep up with the ever-increasing population of the Parish. St. Joseph Parish became the first "mega-parish" in the Archdiocese of St. Louis. It's membership grew to three times the size of the average parish. For twenty years it remained by far the largest parish in the state of Missouri.
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