Located in Placentia, California, since 1959, the mission of St. Joseph Catholic School is to provide religious formation as well as academic preparation. Its essential activity is interaction of students, faculty, and administrators in a learning experience that is shaped by the educational principles of its Catholic heritage. As a community, we are committed to meeting the diverse needs of the individual learner. Through quality education, St. Joseph Catholic School develops the spiritual, intellectual, physical, and emotional growth of each student. A credentialed faculty teaches grades Pre-School through Eighth, applying curriculum that adheres to Diocese of Orange Guidelines and California State Standards. Subjects taught include Religion, Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science, Spanish Language, Computer Skills, and Physical Education. The school is fully accredited through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Western Catholic Education Association. St. Joseph Catholic School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color and national and/or ethnic origin in administration of educational polices, admission policies, scholarship and other loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs
St. Joseph Catholic School is accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA) and is co-accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).