St Joseph School

  • St. Joseph School is a Catholic learning community devoted to the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary and dedicated to providing a quality spiritual and academic education based on faith, values, and excellence that meets the needs of our students and our families.
  • All children will learn and grow in a faith-based environment that is nurturing, safe, and encouraging.
  • Students will grow in their faith, develop their God given talents, learn the values that will help them to make meaningful choices, become active lifelong learners, and seekers of God's truth.
  • St. Joseph School supports the efforts of families to provide a quality Catholic education based on Christian values.
  • In partnership with parents, the child's primary educator, we seek to model the principles of Jesus and nurture the child's intellectual, religious, spiritual, social, civic, psychological, moral, physical, cultural, and aesthetic growth.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1908

Student Body

Total Students181 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St Joseph School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Average Class Size20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,325
Tuition Notesall fees included for grades 1 - 8
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,285
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions AssociateIsabel daCosta

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Arts and Crafts Club, Book Club, Drama Club, Fun with Food, Lego Club, National Junior Honor Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Glee Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Running Club

School Notes

  • St. Joseph School is a Catholic learning community devoted to the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary and dedicated to providing a quality spiritual and academic education based on faith, values, and excellence that meets the needs of our students and our families. All children will learn and grow in a faith-based environment that is nurturing, safe, and encouraging. Students will grow in their faith, develop their God given talents, learn the values that will help them to make meaningful choices, become active lifelong learners, and seekers of God's truth. St. Joseph School supports the efforts of families to provide a quality Catholic education based on Christian values. In partnership with parents, the child's primary educator, we seek to model the principles of Jesus and nurture the child's intellectual, religious, spiritual, social, civic, psychological, moral, physical, cultural, and aesthetic growth.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Bedford
    Grades: PK-8 | 279 students
    1.9 miles
    91 Summer St
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 993-3547
    1.9 PK-8
    279
  • New Bedford
    Grades: PK-12 | 242 students
    3.6 miles
    764 Hathaway Road
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 992-7944
    3.6 PK-12
    242
  • Fall River
    Grades: PK-8 | 72 students
    14 miles
    618 Rock Street
    Fall River, MA 02720
    (508) 673-6767
    14 PK-8
    72
  • Fall River
    Grades: PK-12 | 53 students
    14.9 miles
    397 Bay St
    Fall River, MA 02724
    (508) 730-1735
    14.9 PK-12
    53
  • Fall River
    St Michael School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 190 students
    14.1 miles
    209 Essex St
    Fall River, MA 02720
    (508) 678-0266
    14.1 PK-8
    190

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The average private school tuition in Massachusetts is $13,160 for elementary schools and $31,880 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).