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St. Joseph School

St. Joseph School is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural

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Overview

Overview

St. Joseph School says

St. Joseph School was established in 1896 to serve the Catholic students of St. Joseph Church Parish. It has been a landmark of the Ponchatoula area for generations. The school is operated by the church parish which for years has been served by the Dominican fathers. For many years the Notre Dame Sisters served as administrators and staffed the school. Presently the school is staffed by twenty-one professionals with four classroom aides. The school serves just over 300 students and their families. St. Joseph Catholic School has been providing a quality Catholic education for students in the Ponchatoula area since 1896. The mission of St. Joseph School is to instill in our students Catholic principles while developing academic excellence in an environment of mutual respect. St. Joseph School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (985) 386-6421
Email
  [email protected]

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 411
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 47
Kindergarten 55
1 47
2 36
3 38
4 43
5 34
6 45
7 34
8 32

St. Joseph School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing St. Joseph School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 17 : 1
Gender 46% Male / 54% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 85%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

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