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Saint Joseph Parish School FAQ’s

Thank you for choosing a Catholic education for your child and welcome to Saint Joseph Parish School.  Below are some answers to frequently asked questions.

Kindergarten Age-Requirement and New Student Application

  • Students must be five by September 30 for the upcoming school year. 

  • All new kindergarten students are given an assessment as a measure of strengths and weaknesses.

  • Students are officially admitted after the return of all required paperwork (including providing original birth and baptismal certificates [if applicable] for review).

  • New students applying for admittance in grades one through eight are required to provide current transcripts and copies of any ISP/ IEP or 504/ IMAP, in addition to completing required paperwork and assessment. 

  • All newly- admitted students entering Saint Joseph Parish School are probationary for the first year.

School Hours

  • School doors open to students at 7:30 AM.  Students are expected to be in their seats by 7:55 AM, ready for prayer and announcements at 8:00 AM school start time.

  • Dismissal begins at 2:40 PM for students.

  • See the hours for our Extended Day Program below.


  • Students in kindergarten through grade eight are required to wear uniforms throughout the school year.

  • Uniforms may be purchased through Schoolbelles, 5325 Monroe St. Toledo, OH 43623 or online through Lands’ End. The complete dress code policy will be provided upon enrollment.

  • PTO sponsors a used uniform sale each year.


  • The following extracurricular athletic opportunities are offered through CYO: cross country, track, basketball, soccer and volleyball.  Baseball, football and soccer are available through Sylvania Recreation.

Fine Arts

  • Students in grades kindergarten through eight participate in music and art classes.

Foreign Language

  • Spanish classes begin with kindergarten students through the eighth grade.


  • Saint Joseph Parish School is currently partnering with an outside vendor to provide a bagged lunch. Pizza is offered a few times a month as well.   Saint Joseph does participate in a Free Lunch Program for those who qualify.  Applications are sent home at the beginning of the school year and are available anytime by request. 



Extended Day Program

  • Saint Joseph Parish School offers an Extended Day Program for kindergarten through sixth grade (7th and 8th graders by request) beginning at 2:45 PM and ending at 5:30 PM. There is a fee associated with usage.  Registration is available by contacting the school office.

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