St. Joseph's is a Catholic School which, in partnership with their parents, have for more than 125 years been dedicated to preparing students for their future. Our program is designed to make a distinctive contribution to that future by helping children develop as individuals - academically, spiritually, emotionally, and physically. We emphasize strong Christian values and Faith in God.
All of our teachers are PA State certified and meet Act 48 requirements.
St. Joseph School is Middle States accredited.
That all students will be instilled with a love of their faith through a traditional Christian centered education
That no education is complete unless it includes principles of the Gospels
That parents are the primary educators of their children and we accept the role as partners in the mission of Catholic Education
That all students are capable of learning and deserve a quality, individualized education
Reading skills particularly in primary grades stressing phonics, comprehension, and oral reading
Art, Music, Spanish, Physical Education, Technology, Library, and Health classes for children at all grade levels
Hands-on computer usage for enhancement and reinforcement of academic skills at all levels
Opportunity for enrichment/remedial instruction
Library and computer lab time offers assistance in research and discussion projects
Program of student recognition and honors
We also provide many opportunities to encourage a life through Christ.
Weekly liturgies emphasizing student participation
Weekly liturgies and Stations of the Cross during Lent
Opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation
Observation of special traditional Church devotions
Exposure to special liturgical services
Thorough sacramental preparation
Participation in daily prayer