St. Joseph School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
750 Peachtree Street
Herndon, VA 20170
Tel: (703)880-4350
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  • St. Joseph Catholic School exists to foster four basic purpose of Catholic education: the teaching of Catholic Doctrine, the teaching of academic, the building of community, and the witnessing of Christ by service to others.
  • At St. Joseph School both children and adults strive to uphold the dignity of all human life.
  • We believe that every human is a unique creation of God, made in his image and likeness.
  • Here all are committed to the total growth and development of each child.
  • They look to foster the children's intellectual process as well as their spiritual, emotional, social, and physical maturity.
  • St. Joseph School believes that each of these areas is interconnected and that each must be given adequate attention and encouragement for the complete education of its students.
  • To accomplish these goals, the school must provide a safe and nurturing enviornemnt where the staff utilizes multiple techniques and strategies to further the students' academic and spiritual growth.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1978
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students 591 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade St. Joseph School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Altar Servers, Band, Battle of the Books, Boy Scouts, CYO Basketball, CYO Cheerleading, CYO Tennis, CYO Track and Field, Chime Choir, Choir, Girl Scouts, Math Club, National Junior Honor Society, Oratorical Club, Robotics, Student Council, Volleyball, interact/Rotary Club Altar Servers, Band, Boy Scouts, CYO Basketball, CYO Tennis, Chime Choir, Choir, Girl Scouts, Math Club, Robotics, Volleyball, Battle of the Books,
CYO Cheerleading,
CYO Track and Field,
National Junior Honor Society,
Oratorical Club,
Student Council,
interact/Rotary Club,

School Notes

  • Passes on the faith by word and example.....
  • Christ-filled environment for learning,
  • Catholic doctrine,
  • Opportunities for service,
  • Community,
  • Daily prayer,
  • Weekly student Mass,
  • Sacramental instruction,
  • Altar Servers
  • Fosters intellectual progress.....
  • Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award,
  • Composite scores in the top 10% of the nation on the Terra Nova Standardized Test,
  • Accreditation by the Virginia Catholic Education Association,
  • Curriculum set forth by the Arlington Diocese,
  • World Language - Spanish,
  • Pre-Algebra, Algebra and Honors Algebra,
  • Physical Education, Computers, Library, Art, and Music
  • Provides a safe setting.....
  • Modernized, expanded campus,
  • High-tech security system,
  • Contemporary playground,
  • Interactive whiteboards in every classroom,
  • Enhanced media center,
  • Fully equipped science lab,
  • State-of-the-art computer lab,
  • Fine arts activities rooms,
  • High school regulation gymnasium
  • Encourages Family Involvement.....
  • Volunteer Opportunities,
  • Parent Teacher Organization,
  • Community events
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School Reviews

5  7/24/2015
St. Joseph School is a faith-filled, safe, nurturing, engaging and innovative learning environment where "Every Child Deserves Great Moments". Come experience for yourself "Catholic Education At Its Best!" *Steeped in Catholic Values *Shaped by a Cohesive Program of Studies *Committed to Educating the Whole Child *Sustained by Service to others *Recognized S.T.E.M. School *Established Robotics Laboratory *Initiated Student iPad Program *Integrated Creative Fine Arts Program *Secured and Safe Educational Setting *Modernized Expanded Campus
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