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St. Joseph School is a Catholic school serving grades K-8 located on Capitol Hill in the heart of Seattle.
Founded in 1907 on the traditions of the Jesuits and the Holy Names Sisters, the school is dedicated to the education and development of young people of all backgrounds.
One of the largest non-public schools in the Pacific Northwest, St. Joseph School offers small classes and differentiated instruction.
Before- and after-school care is available.  Our mission is to create a faith-centered community that educates and inpires students to reach their God-given potential.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 579 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,460
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Joseph School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1907

Student Body

Total Students
579 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Primary School (Grades K-4): $18,460 Middle School (Grades 5-8): $19,185
% on Financial Aid
22%
Admissions Director
Kesslie Hollingshead

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
French, Lego, Newspaper Club (Grades 5-8), Speech, STEAM

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Drama

School Notes

  • St. Joseph School is a Catholic school serving grades K-8 located on Capitol Hill in the heart of Seattle. Founded in 1907 on the traditions of the Jesuits and the Holy Names Sisters, the school is dedicated to the education and development of young people of all backgrounds. One of the largest non-public schools in the Pacific Northwest, St. Joseph School offers small classes and differentiated instruction. Before- and after-school care is available. Our mission is to create a faith-centered community that educates and inpires students to reach their God-given potential.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Joseph School cost?
St. Joseph School's tuition is approximately $18,460 for private students.
What sports does St. Joseph School offer?
St. Joseph School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is St. Joseph School's ranking?
St. Joseph School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Joseph School?
The application deadline for St. Joseph School is Feb. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 579 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,460
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $20,617 for elementary schools and $22,731 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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