St. Josephs School

St. Joseph's School is a a fully-accredited, Catholic parish school located in West St. Paul, MN serving students from the surrounding areas of West St. Paul, Mendota Heights, St. Paul, So.St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, and Eagan.
We educate students through faith formation, academic excellence and the development of virtue to be disciples of Christ and offer an array of creative, athletic and spiritual opportunities to complement each child`s educational experience.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 369 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling

Top Rankings

St. Josephs School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1949

Student Body

Total Students
369 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. Josephs School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
17 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes
Visit www.stjosephwsp.org/admissions for current Preschool and K-8 tuition.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions Director
Lindsay Mayernik

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Book Club (Middle School), Robotics, Student Council (Middle School), Yearbook Club (Middle School)

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club (Middle School), Band Program, Choir, Drama/Musical (Middle School)

School Notes

  • St. Joseph's School is a fully-accredited (MNSAA) Catholic parish school, serving children in Preschool through grade 8.  We are located in West St. Paul, Minnesota and serve students and families from the surrounding areas of West St. Paul, Mendota Heights, St. Paul, South St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, and Eagan. 
  • Our mission statement calls us to educate students through faith formation, academic excellence and the development of virtue to be disciples of Christ. We honor this mission and our heritage in the Roman Catholic tradition by providing students with a strong background in religion, morality, virtue and responsibility. 
  • We are dedicated to excellence in academic instruction across all grade levels.  Our low student-teacher ratio reflects our commitment to providing a learning environment that is both challenging and supportive to all types of learners.  We offer an array of creative, athletic and spiritual opportunities to complement each child`s educational experience and provide further opportunities for growth and development. 
Profile last updated: 09/21/2020

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 369 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling

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The average acceptance rate in Saint Paul, MN is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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