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Serving Alameda and neighboring cities since 1881, St. Joseph Elementary School celebrates learning, loving, and living God's word as Jesus taught us.
We are dedicated to educating the whole child: mind, body, and spirit.
We nurture as diverse group of children with creativity and offer a challenging Catholic education with a rich variety of academic, spiritual, artistic, and social experiences.
We are driven by the energy of effective collaboration.
The faculty, parents, and parishioners join together as a supportive community to sustain a healthy learning environment for children in grades K through 8.
St. Joseph Elementary School is dedicated to the total education of each student in a Catholic environment rich in the love and teachings of Jesus Christ.
Our educational approach balances the spiritual, academic, physical, and social development of our students.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 264 students
  • Average class size: 25 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

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1881
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students
264 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
25 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please call for tuition rates
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions Director
Carla VanDerveer

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Band Instruction, Chess Club, Speech and Debate, Stem Club, Student Council, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama productions

School Notes

  • Serving Alameda and neighboring cities since 1881, St. Joseph Elementary School celebrates learning, loving, and living God's word as Jesus taught us.
  • We are dedicated to educating the whole child: mind, body, and spirit.
  • We nurture as diverse group of children with creativity and offer a challenging Catholic education with a rich variety of academic, spiritual, artistic, and social experiences.
  • We are driven by the energy of effective collaboration.
  • The faculty, parents, and parishioners join together as a supportive community to sustain a healthy learning environment for children in grades K through 8.
  • St. Joseph Elementary School is dedicated to the total education of each student in a Catholic environment rich in the love and teachings of Jesus Christ.
  • Our educational approach balances the spiritual, academic, physical, and social development of our students.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 264 students
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Alameda County, CA is $16,618 for elementary schools and $21,144 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alameda County, CA is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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