St. Joseph School

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Saint Joseph School was established in 1883 by the Daughters of Charity from Emmitsburg, Maryland.
For over 130 years, Saint Joseph School has been providing a faith-filled education to generations of students.
Our school is located in the center of Martinsburg, West Virginia, a micropolitan community of the Washington, DC metro area.
Saint Joseph School, the only Catholic school in the Eastern Panhandle, serves five Catholic parishes in the Eastern Panhandle and is one of thirty-two schools in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia.
Currently, Saint Joseph School serves over three hundred students from age two through the Eighth Grade.
About 11% of our graduates attend Catholic High School and the remaining 89% attend local public high schools.
Our Mission: Saint Joseph School educates the young in the spirit of the Gospel stressing Catholic values, inspiring academic excellence, global awareness, and service to those in need.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1883

Student Body

Total Students306 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 7%
Students by Grade St. Joseph School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
28%
Average Class Size18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountrySoccer,
TennisVolleyball,
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Martinsburg
    Grades: PK-12 | 120 students
    3.7 miles
    2247 Williamsport Pike
    Martinsburg, WV 25404
    (304) 267-6368
    3.7 PK-12
    120
  • Green Bay
    St. Bernard School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 418 students
    620.2 miles
    2020 Hillside Ln
    Green Bay, WI 54302
    (920) 468-5026
    620.2 NS-8
    418
  • Bridgeport
    Grades: PK-12 | 141 students
    122.9 miles
    225 Newton Ave
    Bridgeport, WV 26330
    (304) 842-1740
    122.9 PK-12
    141
  • Bunker Hill
    Grades: 3-12 | 19 students
    6.3 miles
    2395 Middleway Pike
    Bunker Hill, WV 25413
    (304) 229-2210
    6.3 3-12
    19
  • Charleston
    Grades: 6-12 | 450 students
    211.6 miles
    1033 Virginia St E
    Charleston, WV 25301
    (304) 342-8415
    211.6 6-12
    450

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Wonderful school with a great school-family community. The teachers really work hard and have the best interest of the students in their hearts. I have a daughter in the Pre-K program right now and a son in the elementary school - it truly is a great place!
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Great school! My daughter has been going since Kindergarten and is now in the 6th grade. The values and academics can not be beat.
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