Brian Wheeler, November 8, 2013
This is my first school year as Principal of San Jose Catholic School; the faculty, staff and I are deeply committed to making a positive impact in the lives of our students. It is a blessing, joy and honor to have been selected to lead this magnificent school community. San Jose Catholic School enjoys a long history of academic and athletic excellence in a spiritually enriching environment. This is the result of a dedicated partnership between our parents, as their children's primary educators, and our school's highly professional and skilled faculty and staff. We enthusiastically invite new families to become a part of our Christ-centered and child-centered school. Our vocation is to provide your child with an authentically Catholic education of the highest caliber.
My children have been attending SJCS for the past 5 years. I feel so blessed that our family has been a part of this community. The academics in the school are of the highest caliber; the parents are involved and supportive; and the athletics are outstanding. We have had the pleasure of acquiring a new principal, who has brought with him an energy and commitment to growth and enrichment and I am so glad that he has joined us in our continued spiritual and academic growth.
We have been more than happy with the academics and the overall community at SJC.
This school is amazing! It is my little gem - it is the treasure I have found for my children! The family focused, Christ centered philosophy of the school is seen in ever aspect of my children's education and experience. I cannot say enough about how very pleased we are with our choice and how blessed we feel to be a part of the San Jose Family!!!
San Jose Catholic School is a wonderful school community. I attended San Jose from K-8th so I was nostalgic sending my little one to school there. With the addition of our new principal, Mr. Wheeler, I am excited about what the future holds as I will be enrolling another child in the 3 year old program next year. Not only the principal but the Home & School Board are committed to making our school the best it can be. We LOVE our school family!!!
San Jose Catholic School has excellent academics, caring teachers, and a loving community. I am a Christian, yet not Catholic. I am proud to send my daughter to this fantastic school.
This is a great school with a diverse student population and dedicated teachers and parents. We only continue to improve and I love that the school and church are becoming more integrated.
Strong problem with bullying; if child (or parent) does not belong to a certain crowd they will not make sports teams, too many parents that are teachers there and show favoritism to certain students. Haven't seen change with new principle that was promised.
I love the "community" atmosphere at SJCS! My sons have grown and prospered in the time at this school. I look forward to many more years!
San Jose Catholic School is a great school that continues to get even better. The new principal comes across as a real pro - friendly, approachable, articulate, enthused, committed, and with a mission. He has already made many wonderful changes for the entire school (students, parents and faculty) in terms of education, spirituality and the spirit of the community. I have always felt that the San Jose community is very welcoming and nurturing. I have heard over and over again the from so many parents who have chosen to send their children to San Jose Catholic that they felt a sense of family and community that they did not feel at other school they toured in the area. All of the teachers my children have had over the years have been excellent and they are thriving academically. But most of all, at San Jose Catholic my children are given the tools to build their character in addition to their spirituality and intellect. San Jose Catholic School is definitely a school to consider for your child.
I have been sending my children to this wonderful school for 6 years now. The Christ -Centered culture of our new principal flows through every aspect of the school. Parents are engaged with the administration and feel welcomed to participate in making the school the best for our children. Great academic results and very successful in Brain Brawl, Lego Robotics and brought home 80% of the trophies in the Science Fair. I believe this school is the best kept secret in Jacksonville. My children are learning their faith and getting an incredible education. I would highly recommend this school to anyone and encourage those that are considering a fresh start to contact the office and set up an appointment with our principal.
My daughter has been at San Jose Catholic since Pre-Kindergarten. She is now going into 5th grade. Every teacher has been wonderful. They are involved, provide feedback and make helpful suggestions when needed. The school provides a family environment and we have made many great friends there. We love San Jose Catholic and highly recommend it!
My husband and I were very happy with the academic experience at San Jose Catholic. Our children are well prepared for high school. Thank you teachers at San Jose!
San Jose Catholic School has provided my children with many positive experiences academically and socially. Their focus on Science, Techonology, Engineering, and Math is key to motiviating students for careers in technical fields.
San Jose Catholic is a great fit for my family. It is a very caring, loving ,environment. The teachers go out of their way to help each and every child.I love that my children attend Mass each week and celebrate all holy days. I believe it is one of the most successful Catholic schools in the city.
San Jose Catholic is a school with a tradition of excellence. My children are receiving a great education in a positive Christian atmosphere.
Both of my children have benefited as students of San Jose Catholic. Teachers take the time to help and get to know students well. Extra curricular activities are there for students if they so wish and the facilities are top of the line. It is a great place to prepare students for high school. Great school all around!
This school has excellent teachers and is academically challenging. I attended this school from K-8th and now my children attend this school. It has a great Christian atmosphere that is taught to all the children. The students attend Mass every week. This school is academically challenging because the students learn study skills and leave the school with a great knowledge base to be successful in life. This school prepared me for high school and college. I wouldn't be as successful as I am today if it weren't for this school.
Great teachers and caring staff. My children love going to school everyday. The Music/ Arts department is fantastic.
I have had my children at SJCS for 5 years and both my husband an I very pleased and grateful for the excellent academics, strong show of faith through stewardship, great opportunities in sports, after-school programs, security, and the fine arts programs. The school provides for after-school care program for my children and that is also appreciated. I strongly recommend looking at San Jose Catholic if you are school shopping. It is well worth the visit.
San Jose Catholic is an excellent school! The teachers and staff are devoted to giving our children the academics they need in a safe Catholic environment! The school puts academics first and also offers so many extra opportunities for students to excel, like sports, music, art, running club, brain brawl, lego robotics.
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