St. Josephs School

  • OUR MISSION: In partnership with family, parish and the community, St. Joseph Catholic School serves God and community by educating Pre-K through 8th grade students.
  • The school develops the whole child by providing an education integrated with traditional Catholic values and spirituality.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1860

Student Body

Total Students259 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. Josephs School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Please ask school for uniform policy.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,400


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Book Club, Cribbage Club, Science Fair, Student Council, Yearbook, Young Rembrandts, Youth Enrichment Classes

School Notes

  • OUR PHILOSOPHY: Our school is a Catholic community where students, parents, staff and administration work together. We function as a community celebrating liturgy, our Catholic legacy, and life as worship. The learning process is a partnership shared by the student, who accepts the responsibility and challenge for his/her own education; the parent, who serves as primary role model for learning in each child's life; and the teacher, whose expertise guides the learning activities of the student. We maintain that knowledge is a means of education, not its end. We recognize that as a Catholic school, academic knowledge integrated with Catholic values helps foster positive and productive character in our students. We believe that all education is a lifelong pursuit.

Nearby Private Schools

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  • Waconia
    Trinity Waconia School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-8 | 238 students
    0.4 miles
    601 E 2nd St
    Waconia, MN 55387
    (952) 442-4165
    0.4 NS-8
  • Mayer
    Mayer Lutheran High School
    Mayer Lutheran High School Photo - Many MLHS student, staff, and chaperones participate in a mission trip to Mexico each year.
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Grades: 9-12 | 170 students
    5.6 miles
    305 5th Street Northeast
    Mayer, MN 55360
    (952) 657-2251
    5.6 9-12
  • Mayer
    Zion Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 144 students
    5.7 miles
    209 Bluejay Avenue
    Mayer, MN 55360
    (952) 657-2339
    5.7 PK-8
  • Watertown
    Christ Community Lutheran School
    Christ Community Lutheran School Photo - Enjoying the day!
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-8 | 108 students
    6.2 miles
    512 County Road 10 SE
    Watertown, MN 55388
    (952) 955-1419
    6.2 PK-8
  • Victoria
    Grades: 9-12 | 405 students
    6.9 miles
    8101 Kochia Lane
    Victoria, MN 55386
    (952) 443-4659
    6.9 9-12

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