School Details

St. Joseph School

1300 Lamar St, El Paso, TX 79903
(915) 566-1661

(out of 10)

Private Grades PK-8 566 students 21 students/teacher (TX avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

About this school

St. Joseph School is a private middle school in El Paso. 566 children attend St. Joseph School and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian. The ratio of students to teachers at St. Joseph School is 21:1. Father Yermo Elementary School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish


  • Basketball
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 91% %
White, non-Hispanic 8% %
Asian 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    The faculty and administration are extremely responsive to the needs of parents and students. It a wonderful academic environment where the values of your Catholic faith are instlled into the students.

  • (5 years ago)

    When I was a student I thought the teachers were really tough and strict. I loved and hated it. When I went to high school I knew more than my peers. I was one of the best students in my public school. My family moved out of state but I continued to be at the top of my class and I know I owe this to those strict teachers and high expectations. I earned a college scholarship and I know if I ever have children St. Joseph's is where I'd send my kids.

  • (7 years ago)

    I went there for about three years and I had horrible experiences. I switched to public school and was behind in nearly everything.

  • (7 years ago)

    Im a student here at St. Joes and I will be entering to 8th grade this year. I have been here since 1st grade and I think it is one of the best schools around! They have really good teachers and by the time time you hit middle school you kno practically everone in the school well kind of.

  • (7 years ago)

    Excellent academic programs good extracurricular activities sports music and art. The level of parent involvement is adequate not too much not too little.

  • (7 years ago)

    I think the teachers are pretty strict but I know its good even though I been there since 3rd grade I know because I was in Loretto and it wasn`t like that at all! I`m going to 6th next year and I think it will be great and hard.

  • (9 years ago)

    St. Joseph School is a family's educational dream. The school leadership fosters an environment that is rich in faith foundation academic excellence and promotes a focus on the development of the whole child. The community is welcoming engaged and supportive. The academics are consistent and the school offers an extraordinary music theatre and fine arts program from Pre-K through 8th.

  • (9 years ago)

    The overall academics of this school are wonderful. The teachers work hard to make each student learn the material and they involve parents if necessary. The overall curriculum is a strong one based in respect to each other and establishing responsiblity on the individual. My son attended this school for the last 2 years and I have never had a problem with him not wanted to go to school. He loves it. This offers a variety of sports program. They also offer art classes and music starting at kindergarten. Parental involvement is what this school is about.

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