St Joseph School-wenatchee

  • St. Joseph's began serving the Wenatchee Valley and surrounding areas in 1955.
  • In the beginning, four sisters of St. Joseph of Peace instructed a total of 230 students in grades one through four.
  • St. Joseph's School offers a complete curriculum that meets all Washington State Essential Learning Standards and Grade Level Expectations.
  • St. Joseph's graduates continue to excel in the local public system.
  • Nearly all families contacted in graduate surveys report their children are maintaining honor role status.
  • Middle school teachers routinely report they can tell St. Joseph school students by their behavior, discipline and academic performance.
  • Our school is one of eight in the Diocese of Yakima recognized by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in the form of a monetary grant.
  • This grant, the first of its kind to be given to a private school district in Washington State, cites our school's remarkably high levels of achievement despite limited finances, as well as the school's success in helping diverse groups of students achieve at high levels with high expectation, dedicated faculty and staff members, committed and involved parents, a shared value system and strong local administration.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-5

Student Body

Total Students223 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St Joseph School-wenatchee Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio32:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. Joseph's began serving the Wenatchee Valley and surrounding areas in 1955. In the beginning, four sisters of St. Joseph of Peace instructed a total of 230 students in grades one through four. St. Joseph's School offers a complete curriculum that meets all Washington State Essential Learning Standards and Grade Level Expectations. St. Joseph's graduates continue to excel in the local public system. Nearly all families contacted in graduate surveys report their children are maintaining honor role status. Middle school teachers routinely report they can tell St. Joseph school students by their behavior, discipline and academic performance. Our school is one of eight in the Diocese of Yakima recognized by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in the form of a monetary grant. This grant, the first of its kind to be given to a private school district in Washington State, cites our school's remarkably high levels of achievement despite limited finances, as well as the school's success in helping diverse groups of students achieve at high levels with high expectation, dedicated faculty and staff members, committed and involved parents, a shared value system and strong local administration.
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