St Joseph School
- St. Joseph School provides education in accord with Catholic principles to the students of Saint Joseph School; to maintain Saint Joseph School in proper physical condition; and to establish policies for Saint Joseph School under the authority of the Pastor of Saint Joseph Parish, in conjunction with the pastors of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton and Blessed Katharine Drexel parishes and the Bishop of Harrisburg.
- School program is designed to help our children develop spiritually, intellectually, and physically so that they meet the challenges in their lives, applying Gospel values in our ever-changing society.
- The required curriculum subjects are: religion, integrated language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, music, health, computer, library skills, art, handwriting, and physical education in accordance with the regulations of the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Diocese of Harrisburg.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
Other school association(s)
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2015|
|Total Students||453 students|
|Student Body Type||n/a|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 22%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||29 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||16:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Harrisburg Grades: PK-8 | 135 students
215 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
(717)238-8590 6.9 PK-8
- Hummelstown Grades: NS-12 | 272 students
1525 Sand Hill Road
Hummelstown, PA 17036
(717)533-4900 17.8 NS-12
- New Cumberland Grades: PK-8 | 352 students
1200 Bridge St
New Cumberland, PA 17070
(717)774-7464 6.8 PK-8
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