From preschool to grade 12, St. Joseph School promotes:

Excellence as evidenced by

  •     Academic achievement
  •     Appreciation of the arts
  •     Career and college preparation
  •     Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  •     Independent and informed thinking
  •     Desire for lifelong learning

Spirituality as evidenced by

  •     Christian values and lifestyle
  •     Development of personal prayer life
  •     Ethical and moral character
  •     Participation and service within a faith community
  •     Understanding of Catholic teachings

Local and Global Connectedness as evidenced by

  •     Involvement in civic, government and service organizations
  •     Productive citizenship
  •     Respect for individual, cultural and religious diversity
  •     Stewardship of the environment
  •     Utilization of technology and other scientific advances

Respect and Responsibility as evidenced by

  •     Personal and social integrity
  •     Healthy physical, emotional and mental lifestyle
  •     Leadership development
  •     Self-discipline

School Spirit as evidenced by

  •     Contributions of time, talent and treasure
  •     Involvement of alumni, parents and other supporters
  •     Perpetuation of school traditions and values
  •     Beneficial school and community relations

St. Joseph Jr-Sr Catholic School is accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA). WCEA accredits Catholic elementary and secondary schools in nine western states (26 (arch) dioceses) and the US Territory of Guam. WCEA co-accredits and is in partnership with three Regional agencies (WASC, NAAS, NCA, CASI) and two private agencies (CAIS and HAIS). WCEA began in 1957 in San Francisco and has a long and successful history of assisting school improvement through the accreditation process.

WCEA website