Why St. Joseph School?

Letter from Our Principal

Dear St. Joseph School Community,

Welcome to Saint Joseph School! Serving the Nashville area for over 70 years, we are a PreK 2 year old – 8th Grade Catholic School focused on academic excellence and Catholic teaching. SJS is a family focused community where all students thrive and you will feel it as soon as you walk in the door! We are excited to have you join us in our journey of educating the minds and spirits of our children.

At Saint Joseph, we believe that every student is a unique gift from God who can be successful when they are given the right support and guidance. By creating an atmosphere of collaboration and respect, where students gain knowledge, develop meaningful relationships and become leaders of our faith, we seek to educate our students academically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually. With carefully designed curriculums that incorporate both classroom learning, technology and character formation, we ensure that each student receives a rigorous education rooted in spiritual growth. Our wide variety of elective classes in grades 4-8 and extra-curricular activities allow students to explore interests in sports, clubs, music, the arts, engineering and technology. Our graduates leave our school confident and prepared to tackle the challenges of high school.

We invite you to explore our website and schedule a tour to experience all the opportunities offered at Saint Joseph School!

In Christ’s name,
Mrs. Amy Lavender

Excellent Academics
Service Oriented
Highly Qualified Energetic Teachers

Why St. Joseph School?


  • Excellent Education
  • Affordable Tuition
  • Robotics and S.T.R.E.A.M. Programs
  • Dominican Sisters teaching in the Dominican Tradition
  • Resource Program
  • IOWA Assessment Scores
  • Above National Average
  • Before & After School Programs
  • Bus Service
  • Full Cafeteria Service
  • Accredited by AdvancedEd and Approved by the Tennessee Department of Education


  • Cross Country (Grades K-8)
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Golf
  • Diocesan Athletics
  • Band
  • Choir
  • Trail Life
  • Girl Scouts
  • Altar Serving
  • Forensics
  • Yearbook
Participating Catholic Families with Subsidy:
Families with (1) Child
$ 7,995
Families with (2) Children
Families with (3) Children
Families with (4) Children
Participating Catholic Families with Subsidy:
Families with (1) Child
$ 7,995
Families with (2) Children
Families with (3) Children
Families with (4) Children
Non-Catholic & Non-Participating Catholic Families without Subsidy
Families with (1) Child
Families with (2) Children
Families with (3) Children
2 Year Olds / 5 Days
2 Year Olds / 3 Days
3 Year Olds / 5 Days
3 Year Olds / 3 Days
4 Year Olds / 5 Days
4 Year Olds / 3 Days

* Pre-Kindergarten programs are not available for the sibling discount


Applicable Fees

Application Fee – $75 per new student
Enrollment Fee – $75 per student

NEW Pre-K Enrollment fee (nonrefundable) – $275 *
Kindergarten Fee – $150 per student

FACT Tuition Fee – $20-50 per family, annually

Mailed Statement – $10 per family, annually

Credit Card Fee – 3.75% convenience fee, per transaction

Book and Technology Fee – $200 per student

Bus Service:

One Direction – $367.50 per student, per year

Both Directions – $735.00 per student, per year

* $200 will be applied to first tuition payment

Discover how SJS might be the right educational environment for your child.

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