St. Joseph School

For more than 50 years, St. Joseph School has been on a Mission, together with parents and the parish community, to provide an excellent Catholic education, nurture the growth of the whole child, and empower its students to live Christ's message as service-minded leaders for our world.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 244 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Autism with ABA, ADHD, Dyslexia and several others
Year Founded
1960
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1996, 1997

Student Body

Total Students
244 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
90%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
school uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Associate
Cathy Marron

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Ecology Team, Service Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama Club (Annual Musical)

School Notes

Our Philosophy
Rooted in the Dominican spirit and a tradition of excellence, St. Joseph School recognizes students as learners, parents as primary educators, and teachers as facilitators of learning. The school is committed to instilling Gospel values and providing a nurturing, faith-filled environment that:
  • strengthens the individual`s self-worth
  • appreciates the diversity of all peoples
  • encourages caring interdependence, developing responsible members of family, parish, and local /global communities
Dedicated to fostering each student`s relationship with God and others, the educational program is directed toward the growth of the whole child: spiritual, intellectual, physical, social, and psychological.

Our Mission
St. Joseph School, affiliated with the Dominican Sisters and an integral part of St. Joseph Parish in historic Mission San Jose, is dedicated to providing a strong Catholic religious formation and an excellent academic education for transitional kindergarten through 8th grade students. Partners in this endeavor, students, parents, educators, and parish community strive to live Christ`s message, empowering service-minded future leaders for Church and community.

Diocese of Oakland Mission Statement
"Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Oakland educate children in the Catholic faith and nurture their minds, bodies, and souls, inspiring them to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ, achieve their highest academic and creative potential, and actively serve and enrich the community."
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does St. Joseph School offer?
St. Joseph School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for St. Joseph School?
The application deadline for St. Joseph School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 244 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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