St. Joseph the Protector School

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Our Mission

St. Joseph the Protector School embraces our primary mission as 
disciples of Jesus Christ:  
to form each child in the Catholic faith.

In partnership with the family, we teach our children...

to Know God through study
to Love God through prayer
to Serve God through action

We are sustained by a firm foundation of study, prayer, and action in the tradition of the Sisters of Saint Joseph.  Our rigorous academic program prepares students to distinguish themselves as responsible, compassionate leaders in the Church and in the world.

StJP Events Calendar

Coming Events

StJP School Calendar

  • August 1st 2016
    • 5:00pm: H&S Uniform Swap
  • August 25th 2016
    • Teacher Organizational Day
    • 7:00pm: Grades 6-8 Middle School Parent Night with Principal Perry
  • August 29th 2016
    • First Day of School - Grades 1 to 5 only
  • August 30th 2016
    • First Day of School - Grades 6 to 8
  • August 31st 2016
    • First Day of School - Grades 1 to 8
  • September 1st 2016
    • School Closed - Faculty Retreat
  • September 2nd 2016
    • School Closed
  • September 5th 2016
    • School Closed - Labor Day
  • September 6th 2016
    • Meet the Teacher Day for Early Childhood Center
    • Meet the Teacher Day for Kindergarten
    • Full Day - Grades 1 to 8

StJP News and Information

Student Summer Assignments and Information
more Check this page to find see all of the summer information and student assignments for this summer. These assignments were distributed to all students at the end of the school year....
Back to School Supply List - Grades K-4
more Download the Back to School Supply list for grades K-4....
Back to School Supply List - Grades 5-8
more Download the Back to School Supply List for grades 5-8....
Back to School Supply List - Preschool
more Download the preschool back to school supply list for the 2016-17 school year....
School Calendar for 2016-17 School Year
more Download the pdf version of the school calendar for 2016-17 school year. Be sure to check the websites for any changes or additions....
Reading Olympics - Book List for Elementary School Level
more Download the Elementary Book List...
Reading Olympics - Book List for Middle School
more Download the Middle School List...
Use our Amazon Link to earn money for school
more By using out referal link you can earn money for our school when ordering items. You can find the link on the top of the website under Links or at the bottom of any page on our site using the Amazon...
Summer Reading List 2016
more Download the Summer Reading List for 2016....
Look for summer community events and offerings on the community page
more Click here to see them or use the Links tab at the top of any of our school site webpages and click on communigy links....



"Saint Joseph the Protector is more than a school. It is a community, where my children are challenged academically, and growing socially through a variety of extracurricular activities."

– StJP, Parent

"STJP puts God first in our children’s lives all day every day. We are very fortunate to have STJP has an option for our children in addition to the education they receive."

– StJP, Parent

"STJP is truly a special place. We looked at many schools before finding STJP. The staff is friendly & dedicated to our children."

– StJP, Parent

"It’s not just the education that impresses us so much about St. Joseph the Protector. It’s the way the children show kindness & compassion to others on a daily basis, during school and beyond.  That only comes from teachers & staff that truly care about each child within the school."

– StJP, Parent

"The people (teachers, parents and students) make STJP a wonderful place. It is a joy to walk the halls and feel the vitality of the classrooms in session."

– StJP, Parent

"Since day one our experience with STJP has been extremely positive. My children continue to impress me with the excitement for education, both academic and religious. This is truly a testament to the great job the staff is doing. Thank You."

– StJP, Parent

Look what we Offer!

A 25 station computer lab for tech class -netbooks, chromebooks, and iPads for classroom use.

Our Technology is integrated in the classrooms

Specialty Subjects such as Technology, Physical Education, Library, Spanish, Art and Music

Students in grades K-8 attend these classes once a week

Extracurriculars - Robotics, Student Techs, Coding & Chess Club, Reading Olympics & Forensics

These programs take place after school or at student free periods

Academic and Leadership Programs - Honors Math, National Jr. Honor Society, Octathlon, & Student Ambassadors

Some are based on testing and grades

Fine Arts Programs - Art Workshop, Chorus, Instrumental Band, Jazz Band, Strings Program, and Musicals

After school programs

C.A.R.E.S program provides optional before and after school care for students as needed

Optional Program

Wilson Reading Program, MCIU Resources serving students with Speech, Guidance, Math & Reading

Based on student needs

Service Opportunities- Our "Helping Hands" Service Project, & CYO Service Projects

Serving "The Breathing Room" in Jenkintown helping families with cancer patients

Participation in sports and other service opportunities through CYO programs and community teams

CYO programs operated by the local Parishes

Brand new science lab for K-8 and a mini new lab for the preschool to enhance our science program

Lab designed for students of all grade levels

Digital still and video cameras, 3D printer, scanners, drawing tablets, document cameras, and a "Green Room".

We provide the equipment our students can use throughout the curriculum