Open House for Prospective Families

Tuesday, February 26, Wednesday, March 20, Thursday, April 16


Saint Joseph School, a Blue Ribbon Catholic school in Oradell, NJ, invites families to tour the school and learn about its offerings and the academic advantages provided to students. These open houses will focus on Pre-K 3 and Pre-K 4, as well as Kindergarten. No advance registration is required. Pre-K 3 and Pre-K 4 provide both half and full day options, Kindergarten is full day. Saint Joseph School offers both before and after care for students, as well as hot, nutritious meals. During the tour you will be able to visit the facilities and meet our fully accredited and experienced faculty and staff.

If you are interested in learning more about the school and 1st - 8th Grade, or touring the school during the school day, please call Principal, Dr. Paula Valenti at: 201-261-2388.

One of the most important decisions you will make is where to send your child to school. Saint Joseph School has a proven track record of success. Our graduates go on to attend elite private high schools including Regis High School, Bergen County Academies, Academy of the Holy Angels, Immaculate Heart Academy, Bergen Catholic High School, and Don Bosco Preparatory High School. Saint Joseph School offers challenging academics, innovative technology, and activities and sports, all in a faith based environment.

Under the experienced leadership of Principal, Dr. Paula Valenti and Vice Principal, Lizanne M. Coyne, Saint Joseph School is growing and stronger than ever. Dr. Valenti brings 40 years of combined classroom and administrative experience to the role, including holding a doctorate in Educational Leadership, a Master of Arts in Elementary Education with a specialization in Gifted and Talented, and a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. Dr. Valenti has been awarded a Distinguished Fellow of the Art Educators of New Jersey, three New Jersey Governor's Awards for Lifetime Achievement, and was named 2012 New Jersey Principal of the Year by the NJPSA as well as a National Eastern Region Elementary Art Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Coyne has been in the education field for 25 years mostly as a private school senior administrator including positions such as Head of School, Assistant Headmaster and Dean of Students. She holds three Masters Degrees in education: an MA in Educational Leadership, an M. Ed in Curriculum Design and Teaching, and an M. Ed in Athletic Administration.

Visit Saint Joseph School and see how you can start your child on the road to academic success! 


The registration process begins with a meeting with Dr. Paula Valenti, School Principal. Once an acceptance has been declared, the registration process can begin. All necessary paperwork will be provided.   

Toward the end of the school year, prospective students are encouraged to come to Saint Joseph School for a visit, through the “Lancer For A Day” program. There will also be time scheduled for uniform fittings and new student orientation.

In order to complete the registration process, the following documents are required:

1. Birth Certificate, (or Passport for international students)

2. Baptismal Certificate

3. Immunization Record

4. School Registration Form and Fees

5. Current Physical - New Jersey requires that all physicals must be done within six months of the start of the new school year

6. Out-of-State or International Students must also have a TB Mantoux test completed within six months of the start of the new school year.

Please click here for Registration Form: 

K - 8 Registration Form

International Students

All interested students must first apply and be eligible for admission to Saint Joseph School. Once the student meets the school enrollment requirements, the appropriate I-20 application/ paperwork can be issued. Saint Joseph School will assist the family with this process.

Please call the main office at 201-261-2388 or email Dr. Paula Valenti at to learn more about the application process, fees, and registration procedures for International Students.


For more detailed information, please visit the Homeland Security website “Study in The States”, which can be found at

Tuition (2018-2019)

Kindergarten through 8th Grade

Tier One: Non-Parishioner          Tier Two: Active Catholic Parishioner

First Child $8,270                        First Child $6,330     

Second Child $16,090                 Second Child $11,600

Third Child $23,475                     Third Child $16,060

                                                    Four or Five $16,575          

Registration Fee: $200

School Supply Fee: Grades K - 8    $100

Pre K - Tuition Deposit: $500 - To Be Credited Toward First Tuition Payment In July

K-8 Grades: Tuition Deposit $250 - To Be Credited Toward First Tuition Payment in July

Note: Fees and the tuition deposit are non-refundable.


Please use this link to register for the FACTS tuition program: