SCHOOL PROFILE

QUICK FACTS

  • Founded in 1879, St. Joseph School is PreK-12th grade and is one of four high schools in the Diocese of Little Rock.
  • 451, student body K-12
  • 12:1 faculty:student ratio
  • ACT and College Entrance Examination Board Code Number: 040500
  • 32 faculty/staff members graduated from a Catholic high school: St. Joseph School (19) , Carondelet High School, CA (1), Catholic High School for Boys (2), Mount St. Mary Academy (7), or Sacred Heart Catholic School (4).
  • 9 current faculty/staff members have had the honor of being recognized by the St. Joseph School Alumni Association as Honorary Alumni.
  • 21 St. Joseph School faculty members have master's degrees and 1 faculty member has a specialist degree

ADMINISTRATION

  • Bishop: Bishop Anthony B. Taylor
  • Superintendent: Mrs. Theresa Hall
  • Pastor: Father Tony Robbins
  • Associate Pastors: Father Jeff Hebert and Father Chandra Kodavatikanti.
  • Head of School: Mrs. Diane Wolfe
  • Assistant Principals: Mrs. Courtney Pope and Mr. Matthew Tucker

ACCREDITING ORGANIZATION

Arkansas Nonpublic School Accrediting Association (ANSAA)

OTHER MEMBERSHIPS

National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)

THE SCHOOL

St. Joseph School is located at 502 Front Street in Conway, Arkansas. The school site encompasses 22 acres in the downtown area of Conway. There are several buildings on the grounds that house different grade levels. The secondary building houses grades 7-12, the middle school building houses grades 4-6, and the elementary building houses grades PreK-3.

CURRICULUM

St. Joseph School follows the curriculum set forth by the Diocese of Little Rock. The diocesan school curriculum can be view at the Diocese of Little Rock website: https//www.dolr.org/schools/curriculum-guide. The "In Spirit and Truth Curriculum Guide" applies to all Pre K through eighth grade Catholic schools in Arkansas.

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops high school curriculum frameworks and the Arkansas curriculum framework documents are used for grades 9th-12th.

GRADING

A = 90-100

B = 80-89

C = 70-79

D = 60-69

F = Below 60

  • GPA distribution chart
  • Rank is not weighted

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS - 25 CREDITS REQUIRED

  • Religious Education 4 Credits
  • Math 4 Credits
  • English 4 Credits
  • Science 3 Credits
  • Social Studies 3 Credits
  • Electives 3 Credits (Minimum)
  • Communication 1 Credit
  • Health and P.E. 1 Credit
  • Fine Arts 1 Credit
  • Computer Science 1 Credit

ATHLETICS

Mascot: The Bulldog

ST. JOSEPH SCHOOL ALUMNI PRESENTLY ATTEND OR IN RECENT YEARS HAVE GRADUATED FROM THE FOLLOWING COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES:

Arkansas State University

Arkansas State university - Beebe

Arkansas Tech University

Baylor University

Belmont University

Benedictine College

Central Baptist College

Christian Brothers University

College of William and Mary

Dartmouth College

Franciscan University of Steubenville

Grantham University

Harding University

Henderson State University

Hendrix College

Ithaca College

Liberty University

Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University School of Dentistry

Louisiana Tech University

Lyon College

McLennan Community College

Missouri State University

North Arkansas College

Oklahoma State University

Pulaski Technical College

Purdue University

Rockhurst University

Savannah College of Art and Design

Seton Hall University

Southern Arkansas University

St. Gregory's University

Saint Louis University

United States Air Force Academy

University of Arkansas

University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

University of Arkansas Fort Smith

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

University of Central Arkansas

University of Louisiana at Monroe

University of Mississippi

University of the Ozarks

University of Saint Mary

University of Tennessee

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

University of Tennessee College of Dentistry

University of Texas at Dallas