St Joseph Elementary School

  • St. Joseph Catholic School is a Christ-centered community of life-long learners.
  • In accordance with the philosophy of Catholic School education and the Diocese of Oakland, the philosophy of St. Joseph School is based on teachings rooted in Catholic traditions and scriptures and is reflective of the Christian community at St. Joseph School.
  • Catholic education strives to spread the Good News of God's all embracing love by the light of faith.
  • St. Joseph School aspires to promote the Christian growth of each child as he/she develops spiritually, morally, intellectually, socially, culturally, and physically.
  • The parents, as primary educators of the children's moral and religious development, are an integral part of the community life at St. Joseph School.
  • Active parent involvement at the school is required. All families admitted to the school as active parishioners are expected to actively participate in the sacramental life of the parish.
  • All other families are also encouraged to participate. Each child is valued and respected as a unique individual and as a member of God's family.
  • The school faculty appreciates its special vocation as Christian educators.
  • Aware of the diversity of God's gifts, they encourage the children to develop and enhance their unique talents.
  • The academic program is taught in a Christian environment that fosters sound Catholic values and positive responses to the complexities of modern day society.

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students290 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
86%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade St Joseph Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • El Cerrito
    Grades: PK-8 | 494 students
    5.9 miles
    960 Avis Drive/2060 Tapscott Ave.
    El Cerrito, CA 94530
    (510)809-9000
    5.9 PK-8
    494
  • El Sobrante
    East Bay Waldorf School
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    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 159 students
    2.8 miles
    3800 Clark Road
    El Sobrante, CA 94803
    (510)222-3297
    2.8 PK-8
    159
  • Martinez
    Grades: PK-8 | 199 students
    8.5 miles
    604 Mellus St
    Martinez, CA 94553
    (925)228-4140
    8.5 PK-8
    199
  • Rodeo
    St Patrick School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 377 students
    2.3 miles
    907 7th St
    Rodeo, CA 94572
    (510)799-2506
    2.3 K-8
    377
  • San Pablo
    Grades: 2-12 | 78 students
    2.4 miles
    4138 Lakeside Dr
    San Pablo, CA 94806
    (510)262-1500
    2.4 2-12
    78

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