We are a Catholic elementary school in Needham, Massachusetts for students pre-kindergarten through grade 5.


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We are pleased to announce St. Joe's is adding a 3 year-old pre-school program, starting in September 2019. The new classroom expansion will further our school's early education program and serves as a perfect transition into our Pre-K program for our young students.

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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.






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."