Private Schools: Connected and Progressive
St. Joseph’s private school community brings decades of tradition, family values and innovative learning to the region. Read on for an overview of these choices.
PRIVATE SCHOOLS: SECONDARY
Bishop LeBlond High School: Bishop LeBlond Memorial High School, founded in 1960 by the Benedictine Sisters of Atchison, Kan., is a Diocesan comprehensive school serving grades nine through 12. The comprehensive academic and co-curricular program encourages growth in religious faith, skill development and self-discovery; and aids in career selection.
LeBlond is the only Catholic high school located in Northwest Missouri and has been providing college preparatory education for more than 50 years.
St. Joseph Christian School: St. Joseph Christian School is accredited with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Committee for Accredited Schools Non-Public, as well as through the University of Missouri at Columbia. Students participate in the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA), giving them the opportunity to compete in athletics, fine arts, and other competitions. Students are also eligible to receive the State of Missouri Bright Flight Scholarship and participate in the National Merit Program. New sports facilities and a media lab are among the aspects of St. Joseph Christian that attract students from across the region.
PRIVATE MIDDLE SCHOOLS
Middle school choices for private school in St. Joseph include St. Paul Lutheran, with a science lab, band room and many other activities from sixth through eighth grade. St. Francis Xavier, Cathedral and St. James offer Catholic education through eighth grade. St. Joseph Christian School serves students of all ages, pre-K through high school.
PRIVATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
St. Joseph has many choices for private elementary schools. Set up a walk-through and find one that fits your family’s goals:
• Cathedral St. Joseph
• St. Francis Xavier Grade School
• St. James Grade School
• St. Paul Lutheran School
• Prescott Seventh-Day Adventist School