Welcome to the website of Saint Joseph School (SJS) in Bronxville, New York!
We invite you to come and see for yourself, “Why Saint Joe’s?” It is the ideal school for your child. The reasons are plentiful. Come join us at our School of Innovation, rooted in a Tradition of Catholic Values and Academic Excellence. We have it all and we are here for all!
OUR PHILOSOPHY and CULTURE:
*We actively acknowledge that Jesus Christ is The Reason for our school.
*Our strengths lie in our increased enrollment and in our diverse families and student body.
*We are committed to the development of our precious students to achieve their personal best so that each one grows into a successful person of integrity.
*We embrace our human uniqueness and cultivate the multiple intelligences; our focus is on developing the whole person as we foster Catholic Identity, Service to Others, Academic Excellence, and Social-Emotional and Physical Well-Being. Driven by the Archdiocese of New York’s Pathways to Excellence, we are “Future-Focused” while celebrating a Legacy of Tradition.
*Our Mothers’ Club and Men’s Clubs support SJS’ goals and provide a depth of resources for an enriched curriculum through a multitude of opportunities for hands-on service projects and immersion in the arts, technology, trips, and in-person and remote visits from vetted professionals to address a variety of
religious, academic and social goals.
OUR ROBUST CURRICULUM:
*We teach the fundamentals of our Catholic Faith and Sacrament Preparation, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, the Writing Process, Mathematical Thinking, Reasoning and Calculations, Scientific Inquiry and the Scientific Method, Geography, Social Studies and History, Physical Education, Music, Graphic Art... AND SO MUCH MORE!
*We are the cutting-edge Catholic Parish Elementary School-our Computer Science Program-“CS at SJS” is second-to-none; our students are fluent in Coding, Website Design, Block Programming, and Graphic Art through Computers. Our students learn not only how to use technology, but how to develop technology.
*Our unique GEMs Program (God, Emotions and Mindfulness), provides REMOTE, CONFIDENTIAL AND INDIVIDUALIZED SUPPORT to any student or family who may benefit from assistance with all aspects of social/emotional functioning or learning. We instituted this enhancement as a response to the
pandemic as we proactively anticipated the need for additional support.
*SJS’s small class size affords the opportunity for Progress Monitoring and Differentiated Instruction. Our attention to data analysis allow for Individual Learning Pathways for our students.
*We incorporate a plethora of computer-based Blended Learning experiences in all curricula areas, including The Learning Odyssey, IXL, Language Nut, Pearson Online, Fast Forward, and others.
*We offer Spanish, taught by a native speaker, in Grades K-8; our students excel in their ability to listen, speak, read and write in Spanish fluently.
*Our lovely school is located on a green, lush campus, nestled in the peaceful Village of Bronxville.
*Our Best in Class Committee 2020 spearheaded a $750,00 Renovation, including a TRAC (Technology, Reading, Art and Computer) Center, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Laboratory, a brand new Kindergarten classroom, and -we are so delighted to say - our wonderful, Inaugural Pre Kindergarten 3s and 4s Program.
*Our state-of-the Art Facility provides a pristine, modern learning environment with upgrades such as Promethean Boards, LED Lighting and air conditioning throughout.
*2010 Blue Ribbon School; AdvancED Accredited
*NYS Mathematics Regents Course and Examination (with 100% of our students scoring 85% or greater)
*Full-Time Nurse from The Bronxville School District
*Related Support Services from The Bronxville School District
*SJS is conveniently located just minutes from the Bronx River and Sprain Parkways.
Our constant drive to improve and innovate is a direct response to requests from our school community-we value our partnership with
parents, our children’s first teachers. We are here to listen, collaborate and deliver a first class education to your child.
We would love to have you visit SJS- we are confident you’ll want to join us!
SJS provides 5 days a week, full in-person instruction; we also currently have a Distance Learning option. As we are permitted to move through the Phases of Reopening, we will resume our variety of extra-curricula programs and services. The SJS Mothers’ Club and Men’s Club are integral complements to
our warm and exciting school culture. Our enrichment programs and services include: Enrichment Programs that span the curriculum, Before and After Care Program, After-School Mini Courses, Orchestra, Band, and Theater Program, CYO Basketball, and a variety of sports and clubs for all interests.)