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 testing.
Saint Joseph School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National Catholic Education Association.
Dr. Paula Valenti is a veteran administrator and educator. Dr. Valenti brings 23 years of classroom experience and 16 years of administrative experiecne 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.
Several teachers have had articles published in educational magazines.
Music teacher Cara Zakian composes children's music, available for your enjoyment on You Tube.
Grade 3 teacher Jane Quigley received a two year scholarship to study the Orton-Gillingham program for Reading at Farleigh Dickenson University.
This year, grade 8 graduates received more than $250,000 in high school scholarship offers. One student received a full four year scholarship to Regis High School in New York City.
Students frequently win local contests in art, leadership, and essay writing.