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St. Joseph School

Private | PK-8

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $235,200. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,150.

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Posted May 24, 2009

I Strongly dislike this school the kids are mean to say the least. people can talk about you behind your back. . I am highly displeased with the teacher quualiy, i can't talk to a teacher about anything not a perosnal thing not a school related thing. They are overly tough, and give very hard exams!!! I think this isn't a very good choice as a school for the above and many more reasons and i highly do not recommend you or anyone else to go there.
—Submitted by a student

Posted August 28, 2006

sjs is a wonderful school it has so many oppertunities great teachers and great students there are so many things that they offer i really think it is a good place! Monica P
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Posted February 27, 2006

Our son has attended this school since Pre-K and we couldn't be happier. An excellent education in a disciplined, quiet and loving environment. Caring and dedicated teachers complete the picture. The new middle school model for grades 6-8 is wonderful. This school produces great kids who really think about their academics and the world around them!
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Posted January 21, 2005

St. Joes is a wonderful school for chilren and young adaults. It has so much to offer. Basketball for boys and girls a drama club a student council music art gym and a math team. Parents can be involved in the home and school assossiation that does a wonderful job every year. This school is great to start your children in from pre-K to eighth grade.
—Submitted by a student

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160 Federal St
Salem, MA 01970
Phone: (978) 744-4773


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