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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 207 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5

Student Body

Total Students
207 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
56%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph School-wenatchee Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / 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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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 207 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Washington is $11,624 for elementary schools and $13,169 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Washington is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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