Curriculum

Issaquah Campus

Kindergarten - 3rd Grade

St. Joseph School offers a challenging educational program with a curriculum designed to maximize our small class size. Catholic values and teachings are integrated into all areas of the curriculum.

Subjects of regular classroom study include reading/literature, language arts, writing workshop, science, social studies (including history and geography), religion, math, handwriting and technology. Comprehensive curriculum guides are available to view and/or download.  Students are placed with their ability group for classroom reading. Technology is integrated into all areas of the curriculum.

Students receive 45 minutes of Art, 45 minutes of Technology, 30 minutes of Music (twice a week) and 30 minutes of P.E (twice a week). 5th Grade also goes to Band.

Students make their First Reconciliation and First Communion in their home parish in accordance with the teachings of the Catholic church. Parents should contact their parish Faith Formation Office for dates and additional preparation requirements.

Snoqualmie Campus 

4th - 8th Grade

St. Joseph School offers a challenging educational program with a curriculum designed to maximize our small class size. Catholic values and teachings are integrated into all areas of the curriculum.

Students are placed with their ability peer groups for reading instruction.

Students also receive instruction from qualified specialists as follows:  Students in 4th grade receive two ½-hour sessions each of P.E. and music and one 45-minute session of art each week. Students in 5th grade receive two ½-hour sessions of P.E., two 45-minute sessions of band and one 45-min session of art each week.

Students in grades 6 and 7 take one enrichment class per trimester that meets twice a week. Classes may include Advanced Band, Art, Drama, Liturgy Choir, Speech and Robotics depending on student interest and teacher availability. Students in 8th grade take Spanish twice a week for the whole year. All middle school students participate in 30 minutes of P.E. each day. Technology is integrated into all areas of the curriculum.