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 (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 258 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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School History

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
258 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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.
Profile last updated: 01/12/2021

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 (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 258 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Bergen County, NJ is $11,123 for elementary schools and $13,697 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Bergen County, NJ is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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