Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious affiliation Catholic
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning As a Catholic school steeped in the Gospel values and the Jesuit and Holy Names traditions, the guiding philosophy of St. Joseph School is to provide a student-centered learning environment committed to the development of the whole child: spiritually, intellectually, psychologically, socially, physically, and aesthetically. The mission of St. Joseph School is to create a faith-centered community that educates and inspires students to reach their God-given potential.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Religious
Social justice

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Rock band
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish

Support

11
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Special education resource room

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 75% 60%
Two or more races 11% 6%
Black 5% 5%
Hispanic 4% 20%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

10
Girls Sports
including: Golf
10
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
7
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Golf
PE classes
Skiing
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Golf
PE classes
Skiing
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Chess club
Community service
Recycling club
Robotics club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Parent involvement details St. Joseph Parents are a vital part of our community. St. Joseph aims to cater to the tradition of cura personalis – the care of the whole person, in both the work we do in the classroom and the partnership we build with each of you, as parents.

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Staff Coach(es)
College counselor
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School counselor
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Spanish
Vietnamese

Neighborhood

Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Archdiocese of Seattle

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details We thank you for your interest. Prospective families should complete an inquiry form, via the website, beginning in September of the year prior to the desired year of admission. Students applying for kindergarten must be five years old by August 31. Students entering grade 1 must be six years old by August 31, and must have completed kindergarten or been recommended by the preschool teacher. For more information on how to apply to St. Joseph School, please visit the website.
Learn more Http://www.stjosephsea.org/admissions/how-to-apply

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012