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We are a Catholic elementary school in Needham, Massachusetts for students preschool through grade 5.
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Tony Mohammed, Chief Operations Officer of the Black Rock FC, spoke as part of the 5th Grade Leadership Speaker Series. Coach Tony spoke about the importance of teamwork not just in sports, but in all aspects of your life. He also highlighted the importance of character, listening, resilience, and mindset over focusing on winning and losing.  Great lessons for our students!

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​​​We were fortunate to host Karen Kiefer, the Director of The Church in the 21st Century at Boston College. She is the author of "Drawing God" which portrays the beautiful message of seeing God in all things. She gave a terrific presentation which included time for the students to creatively draw their pictures of how they see God.

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What I love about Saint Joe's is that since the beginning, it felt like my grade and the teachers are like a second family to me.

Elementary Calendar

We are very excited about the launch of our new STREAM (science • technology • religion • engineering • arts • math) program! It is complete with a STREAMworks Lab.

Saint Joseph Elementary School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges acknowledged our continued accreditation. "The Commission particularly commended the entire school community for continuing to seek excellence in all areas, including improving an already strong technology program, adding a high quality pre‐kindergarten program, and working collaboratively with education professionals within and beyond the school."