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 (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 589 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,190
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 26 / 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
589 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 26 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
22%
Admissions Director
Shana Abner

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess, Coding, Crafting, French, Golf, Knitting, Lego, Minecraft, Roboyics, Sewing, Speech, STEAM, Tennis, Yoga

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Drama, Piano Lessons, Voice Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ultimate Frisbee

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 $13,190 for private students.

What sports does St. Joseph School offer?

St. Joseph School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Baseball, 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, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for St. Joseph School?

The application deadline for St. Joseph School is Jan. 26 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 26 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 589 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,190
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 26 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $19,231 for elementary schools and $22,577 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 72% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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