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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

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StJP News and Information

Principal Messages
more Read Mrs. Perry's Newsletter to keep up with alll the StJP news and information!...
Lost and Found Items from Winter Carnival
more Dear Parents, These items were found in the gym after the Winter Carnival. Please take a look to see if any of them belong to you. video link...
5th and 6th Grade Social - Saturday Feb. 6th
more Download the 5th and 6th Grade Social Flyer to see details about the event....
February Hot Lunch
more Download the February Hot Lunch Flyer to order your lunches for the month....
Principal Newsletter Jan. 22nd
more Read Mrs. Perry's newsletter...
Principal Newsletter Jan. 15th
more Read the newsletter from Mrs. Perry here....
Science Explorers - Program Information
more Read about the new science explorers program at StJP. Learn how you can participate!...
Hershey Park Discount Ticket Information
more Ticket Order Form Promotion Info....
Penny Party Feb. 19th - Information and Flyers
more Penny Party Poster Explanation of Penny Party - Find out what the Penny Party is all about Oscar Swag Bag Raffle Oscar Swag Raffle Flyer Family Donation Letter ORDER YOUR TICKETS download and...
Winter Carnival Jan. 22nd
more Download or view the Winter Carnival Information. The Carnival will be held on January 22nd from 6-8:30pm in Father FitzPatrick Hall....

 

Testimonials

"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