St. Joseph School, serving Santa Ana and Orange County since 1913, is a fully accredited K-8 Catholic school.
At St. Joseph School, we understand that parents are the primary educators of their children.
Together with parents, we seek to prepare our students for the 21st century, addressing the students' needs for spiritual, moral, academic, physical, and social growth.
At St. Joseph School, we seek to prepare students academically for today's information/computer age, while providing students with the moral teaching and training found in scripture and church teaching that can provide a foundation for their lives.
St. Joseph School is a school that cares about the future of your children.
Students, parents, and teachers working together to create an "Extended Family." The environment at St. Joseph School is based on the teaching tradition and lived experiences of the Catholic Church. These traditions and experiences are deeply rooted in the framework of the parish family.
We believe that a knowledge of our Catholic faith and frequent participation in the spiritual and sacramental life of the Church will foster Gospel values in each student.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 225 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,400
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia
Year Founded
1913
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
225 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
St. Joseph Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniforms from Denis

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Our Tuition is income based, we want to provide a Catholic education to everyone. that desires it. See us and we will work with you.
Summer Program Cost
$375
Summer Program Cost Notes
We provide a summer academic program and an enrichment program after school.
% on Financial Aid
90%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$250,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Sonia Ramirez
Admissions Associate
Lizzett Ramirez

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Drama, Spanish, STEM Enrichment

Arts and Music Programs:
Drawing and Painting, Guitar Lessons

School Notes

  • St. Joseph School, serving Santa Ana and Orange County since 1913, is a fully accredited K-8 Catholic school. At St. Joseph School, we understand that parents are the primary educators of their children. Together with parents, we seek to prepare our students for the 21st century, addressing the students' needs for spiritual, moral, academic, physical, and social growth. At St. Joseph School, we seek to prepare students academically for today's information/computer age, while providing students with the moral teaching and training found in scripture and church teaching that can provide a foundation for their lives. St. Joseph School is a school that cares about the future of your children. Students, parents, and teachers working together to create an "Extended Family." The environment at St. Joseph School is based on the teaching tradition and lived experiences of the Catholic Church. These traditions and experiences are deeply rooted in the framework of the parish family. We believe that a knowledge of our Catholic faith and frequent participation in the spiritual and sacramental life of the Church will foster Gospel values in each student.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Joseph Elementary School cost?

St. Joseph Elementary School's tuition is approximately $5,400 for private students and $375 for summer students.

What is the acceptance rate of St. Joseph Elementary School?

The acceptance rate of St. Joseph Elementary School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.

What sports does St. Joseph Elementary School offer?

St. Joseph Elementary School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Flag Football, Softball and Volleyball.

What is St. Joseph Elementary School's ranking?

St. Joseph Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Least expensive tuition and Oldest founding date.

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 CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 225 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,400
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Santa Ana, CA is $13,531 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Santa Ana, CA is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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