St. Joseph Elementary School

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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 (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 293 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
293 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
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

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does St. Joseph Elementary School offer?
St. Joseph Elementary School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field 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: Largest student body 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 (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 293 students
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Alameda County, CA is $19,942 for elementary schools and $22,310 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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