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 (2022)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 425 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,550
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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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
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1949

Student Body

Total Students
425 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
St. Josephs School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Visit www.stjosephwsp.org/admissions for current Preschool and K-8 tuition.
% on Financial Aid
60%
Admissions Director
Lindsay Mayernik

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Book Club (Middle School), Student Council, 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. 
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 425 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,550
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Saint Paul, MN is $10,748 for elementary schools and $18,898 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Paul, MN is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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