School Distinctions

  • National Blue Ribbon School

    Saint Joseph School has been selected by the United States Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.   This distinction is given to schools whose students score in the top 10% nation-wide on standardized assessments. 

  • Accreditation

    Saint Joseph School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National Catholic Education Association.  For more information on the Middle States Association, please click on the link here:  hppt://

  • Principal of the Year

    Dr. Paula Valenti is a veteran administrator and educator. Dr. Valenti brings 23 years of classroom experience and 16 years of administrative experience to the Principal role at Saint Joseph School. She is a nationally recognized arts educator and was awarded the 2012 NJ Principal of the Year by the NJPSA. For more information about Dr. Valenti, read her bio on the administrators page by clicking her name Dr. Paula Valenti.

  • High school scholarships

    Over the years, students in Grade 8 have received more than $250,000 in high school scholarships to high schools including, but not limited to: Regis High School in New York City, Don Bosco Prep, Immaculate Heart Academy, Academy of Holy Angels, Saint Peter's Prep, Saint Joseph Regional High School, and Immaculate Conception.