St. Joseph School

Established in 1939, Saint Joseph School is a 2011 National Blue Ribbon School.
Saint Joseph School provides students with both traditional Catholic values and the academic preparation necessary to excel in the 21st Century.
A faith-based community that provides Catholic/Christian education within the context of a parish sponsored school.
Offer both self-contained, heterogeneous grouped classrooms and a departmental structure with an emphasis on student achievement, discipline, and maintaining a child-centered environment.
Achieve strong academic outcomes, a commitment to Catholic/Christian values, personal responsibility and the development of each student's potential.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 180 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1939
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2011

Student Body

Total Students
180 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Students wear school uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition rates are posted on the school website.
Admissions Director
Dr. Paula Valenti, Principal
Admissions Associate
Linda Marconi

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Alter Servers, Beta Club, Boys Scouts of America, Brownie Scouts, Chess Club, Choir, Daisy Girl Scouts, Girl Scouts Of America, Literary Magazine, Martial Arts Club, Mathtastic Club, Mythbusters, Performing Arts, Poetry Club, PreK Early Childhood Reading Club, Weekly Rosary Prayer Group, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
A Capella Group, Art Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Golf Club

School Notes

  • Established in 1939, Saint Joseph School is a 2011 National Blue Ribbon School.
  • Saint Joseph School provides students with both traditional Catholic values and the academic preparation necessary to excel in the 21st Century.
  • A faith-based community that provides Catholic/Christian education within the context of a parish sponsored school.
  • Offer both self-contained, heterogeneous grouped classrooms and a departmental structure with an emphasis on student achievement, discipline, and maintaining a child-centered environment.
  • Achieve strong academic outcomes, a commitment to Catholic/Christian values, personal responsibility and the development of each student's potential.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does St. Joseph School offer?
St. Joseph School offers 3 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering and Track and Field.
What is St. Joseph School's ranking?
St. Joseph School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for: Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Joseph School?
The application deadline for St. Joseph School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
This school is simply the best in our area. The curriculum guided by the best teachers are number 1. Could not be more prouder to have my son attend this school and receiving a Catholic education platform one can have!
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5  
Saint Joseph School is pleased to announce that seventeen 7th graders were chosen for publication for the Young Writer`s Spooky Sagas Contest. The students` mini sagas will also be sent to the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. For more information about Young Writers, please visit: https://youngwritersusa.com/
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5  
My Son and two of my grandchildren attended this school. They received a very solid education and went on to become very successful adults. I am grateful for the foundation that my children/grandchildren received here.
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5  
Three of my children attended St. Joseph School. SJS provided my children with the foundation they needed to become the successful, kind, and compassionate adults they are today
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 180 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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