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Academics

Let’s Learn Together

 
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A Personalized, Faith-Based Education For All Learning Levels

Embracing Challenge and Fostering Growth.

The academic program at St. Joseph School places an emphasis on every aspect of student growth and development, while meeting state requirements. Small class sizes and exceptional, qualified teachers allow us to offer a comfortable, safe, and inclusive educational environment, while ensuring each student receives the individualized attention and support they need. Embracing the Gospel message of Jesus Christ, St. Joseph School, as a Catholic educational community, is committed to developing life-long learners as we pursue the moral, spiritual, academic, and physical development of the whole child in an ever-changing world.

 

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Student Teacher Ratio – A Personalized Education For All Learning Levels

 

SJS Core Strategic Pillars

All are one.

Faith-Based Learning

  • Jesus is the center of all we do—what and how we teach, how we act, and how we treat others.

  • Teachers are committed to helping students learn about their faith and understand how to put it into action.

  • Community service learning is strongly encouraged and intertwined throughout our curriculum.

Personalized Education For All Learning Levels

  • Our teachers and support staff work hard to recognize the strengths and needs of each student—providing every child with the tools they need to achieve their highest potential.

  • Our dedicated academic support staff provides personalized assistance to students needing help in reading, dyslexia, speech, and other areas.

Challenging Curriculum

  • All students are challenged to aspire higher in everything they do.

  • Lesson plans focus on helping students maximize learning while preparing them to excel at the next grade level.

  • Students graduate from St. Joseph knowing how to study, work hard, and successfully tackle the challenges associated with a rigorous high school curriculum.

A School Community That is Truly Like Family — A Cavalier Family

  • Events are planned throughout the school year for students and their families to get to know each other, have fun, and build meaningful relationships.

  • A wide variety of extracurricular activities allow students and their families to grow together in ways that stretch well beyond academics.

  • Our vibrant parish provides ample opportunity for our school families to worship together and participate in activities outside the traditional school week.

 
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Faculty & Staff

 

Academics

Personalized Faith-Based Education For all Learning Levels

Preschool

Our youngest learners begin by engaging in a creative program suitable for preschool children the uses a variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play, media etc.) to teach children.  We provide personalized education for each child to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem.

Kindergarten

In kindergarten, a love for reading, math, and learning takes off. We teach socially acceptable behavior in a way young children can comprehend through sharing activities, learning to take turns, and respecting the privacy and belonging of others.

Primary: Grades 1-3

Our curriculum offers in depth experiences as our teachers and aids assist students to cultivate positive academic skills. We continue to build on the love of learning with fun and engaging activities.

Intermediate: Grades 4-5

In grades 4 and 5, our students learn to develop the skills needed to be independent learners and how to work together to be great problem solvers.

Junior High: Grades 6-8

The academic and social opportunity of Junior High readies students for their progression to high school. Working with local Diocesan high schools to develop our junior high curriculum and essential skills, our students leave St. Joseph School with experience in navigating their journey for high school success.

Academic Support

Every student is unique. Our academic support specialist provides support to our students, from core-instruction support and organizational skills to homework help, and works individually, in small groups, and in classrooms to ensure all students are working in their least-restrictive environment.

Enrichment

Our enrichment specialists work to ensure all students are supported and challenged to improve, no matter where they start. Our enrichment staff includes math specialists, reading specialists, academic support, computer & technology, physical education, language specialists, art, library, and counseling — all integral parts of our school system.

 
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Sycamore

SJS Leverages the Sycamore Education Platform to Stay Connected.

Sycamore is a comprehensive school management system that is designed to keep information flowing between administrators, teachers, parents, and students. With full Google Education integration and a secure environment, Sycamore School’s powerful distance learning options help us stay connected.