St. Joseph the Protector School

Empowered by Faith ~ Achieving now and tomorrow


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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

  • October 23rd 2017
    • Art Workshop
  • October 25th 2017
    • Art Workshop
  • October 26th 2017
    • Pizza Lunch
  • October 27th 2017
    • ABC Bootcamp Finale-Kindergarten
    • Art Workshop
  • October 30th 2017
    • Picture Day
    • Art Workshop
  • November 1st 2017
    • Winter Uniform Begins
    • Mass
    • All Saints Day - School Open
    • Art Workshop

StJP News and Information

Kevins Koats
more Read the flyer for more information. Don't forget to have your coats in by Nov. 11th!...
RSVP Needed for Trunk or Treat by October 18th
more Make sure you RSVP for Trunk or Treat!...
Monday Memo from Mrs. Farren
more Read the Monday Memo from Mrs. Farren on October 9th....
Monday Memo from Mrs. Farren
more Read the Oct. 2nd Monday Memo from Mrs. Farren...
Monday Memo from Mrs. Farren
more Read the Monday Memo from Mrs. Farren....
Updated School Calendar
more Please review the updated school calender here....
Monday Memo from Mrs. Farren
more Click to read the Monday Memo from Mrs. Farren...
Home and School Events
more Click to see the Home and School Event Calendar...
Hot Lunch Sign up for October
more Click to sign up for your hot lunch in October. Pizza will be served every Thursday....
Principal News Update
more 2017-18 Summer Communications and Newsletters August 24th - Parent Meeting Agenda August 17th - New Principal August 13th - Looking Ahead August 6th - Communication July 27th - Dress Code July 27th...



"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