St. Joseph School

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St. Joseph School Photo #1 - The St. Joseph School faculty, led by Principal, Lisa Gillespie, is well educated, is constantly keeping up with the latest educational techniques and loves the students...always wanting what is best for them!
St. Joseph Elementary School is a small Catholic school located in the heart of historic Mendham Borough in Morris County, New Jersey.
The education mission of St. Joseph School encompasses four dimensions: message, community, worship, and service.
As proclaimers of the Gospel message of peace, hope, and love, all that we do should reflect this in our way of life.
Our faith community is strengthened and unified through prayer, Eucharistic celebrations, and religious projects.
This nurturing and support moves us to direct our energies to the world.
Such activities as value sharing, role modeling, and participation in various community projects, build upon the concept of social justice.
Through love and service our hearts and minds turn outward to build the Kingdom of God here on earth.
The St. Joseph School faculty consists of ten full-time and nine part-time teachers, a full-time library/media specialist, a part-time guidance counselor, and a full-time nurse.
A part-time supplemental instructor and a speech teacher instruct classified students.
All full-time teachers are certified and well trained in subject matter and pedagogy.
Staff development is a crucial part of improving the educational program, and teachers take advantage of a wide variety of opportunities to enhance their skills.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students156 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Joseph School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. Joseph Elementary School is a small Catholic school located in the heart of historic Mendham Borough in Morris County, New Jersey. The education mission of St. Joseph School encompasses four dimensions: message, community, worship, and service. As proclaimers of the Gospel message of peace, hope, and love, all that we do should reflect this in our way of life. Our faith community is strengthened and unified through prayer, Eucharistic celebrations, and religious projects. This nurturing and support moves us to direct our energies to the world. Such activities as value sharing, role modeling, and participation in various community projects, build upon the concept of social justice. Through love and service our hearts and minds turn outward to build the Kingdom of God here on earth. The St. Joseph School faculty consists of ten full-time and nine part-time teachers, a full-time library/media specialist, a part-time guidance counselor, and a full-time nurse. A part-time supplemental instructor and a speech teacher instruct classified students. All full-time teachers are certified and well trained in subject matter and pedagogy. Staff development is a crucial part of improving the educational program, and teachers take advantage of a wide variety of opportunities to enhance their skills.
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School Reviews

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We 100% recommend St. Joseph School! We moved our children from the public school to St. Joe's several years ago and have been so impressed with the quality of education they have received. My son graduated last year and now attends Delbarton. I do not believe he would have had the same drive and quest for excellence had he not been a student at St. Joe's.
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