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The Top 10 Reasons to Attend St. Joseph School

1. A Strong Catholic Foundation for Children: Saint Joseph School is a mission-based, Catholic elementary school for boys and girls in Preschool – Grade 8.  Faith and character formation based on Catholic values are part of the culture of the school and an important part of the curriculum.  Each student is encouraged to live his or her faith through kindness, caring, and service to others – a foundation for life.

2. Personal Development of Each Child: The members of the faculty and staff at Saint Joseph school care about each and every student. They strive to help the students not only achieve success in school, but in their personal maturation and development. It all goes hand in hand with their academic preparation.  It helps students form a strong foundation for life, and heads them on the path of understanding who they are and their unique purpose.

“I have watched my children grow in responsibility. They know the fundamentals of their Catholic faith and have a strong understanding of the difference between right and wrong.” – Saint Joseph Parent

3. Saint Joseph School is a Welcoming Community: The Saint Joe’s community is like a family.The school staff and the families who attend have a special bond and work together to make Saint Joseph School a special, welcoming community. A smile and a warm hello will greet you during a visit to Saint Joseph School. And you can find that warm, welcoming feeling at any event or gathering with Saint Joseph families. It’s the reason so many Saint Joseph families say they love being part of the community.

“I love the feeling of being part of such a supportive community.” -  Saint Joseph Parent

4. Excellent Academic Programming: The academic programming at Saint Joseph School is challenging and helps each student to gain knowledge and confidence in his or her abilities. Teachers are well trained and help each student reach his or her potential.  National test scores that rank in the top 10% of the country validate the superior academic program available to each child.

It’s also cool to be smart at SJS. Saint Joseph School is proud of multiple top awards for its academic team, consistent high placement at archdiocesan academic competitions, and an impressive number of students earning high school scholarships each year.

5. Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow: Saint Joseph School programming and culture are designed to give child learners the solid foundation they need to succeed as tomorrow’s leaders.  Many SJS graduates report back that they felt very prepared for high school due to their strong foundation from Saint Joseph School. They also say they felt confident to pursue opportunities in school and beyond because of the experience they had at Saint Joe’s.  In fact our students consistently score among the top high school entrance test takers and several have earned National Merit recognition in high school.

6. Personal Attention: Saint Joseph School is a private Catholic elementary school that values community and recognizes the unique gifts of each student. The school size is just right for teachers to get to know each and every student, allowing for the personal attention that each student needs to be successful.    

7. Highly Qualified Teachers: A highly skilled, talented, and dedicated teaching staff makes Saint Joseph School an outstanding choice for a child for elementary school.  The teachers are experts in the subjects they teach.  A combination of experienced teachers and some new teachers with fresh ideas work together to create an environment that is fresh and always evolving in the best interest of the students.

“The St. Joseph teachers have a real passion for teaching and genuine interest in student development.”  - Saint Joseph Parent

8. Convenient Location: The location of Saint Joseph School right off Buttermilk Pike in Kenton County allows for easy access and a quick commute from the surrounding communities of Crescent Springs, Villa Hills, Fort Mitchell, and Fort Wright.  The excellent reputation of Saint Joseph School also draws students from surrounding communities like Florence, Erlanger, Edgewood and others, easily accessible on I-75. Those parents say it is well worth the trip to be part of the Saint Joseph School community.

9. Parental Involvement: At Saint Joseph School, parents are actively involved in their child's education. We see parents as partners in the education process. It’s the concept of a three way partnership where the student, teacher and parent work together for the optimal learning experience. There are also many ways for parents to be involved at Saint Joseph School as a volunteer. Whether you have a lot of time or just a little to share, you can participate by chaperoning a field trip, helping with class projects, the PTO, organizing class projects or events, etc…  Please visit the list of ways to get involved on this school website and sign up today! You’ll be glad you did!

10. Students Can Explore Their Unique Interests: There are many ways for students to explore their unique interests and passions outside of the classroom. Saint Joseph School offers and supports extra-curricular programs that have a positive influence on the development of children in an atmosphere of Christian principles. There are offerings from Robotics Club to Academic Team to Crazy for Animals.  Students can sing in the choir, take part in the school play, or play on an athletic team.  There are so many choices for children to get involved and have a balanced, rewarding elementary school experience.

St. Joseph School
2474 Lorraine Avenue
Crescent Springs, Kentucky  41017
Phone (859) 578-2742
Fax (859) 578-2754