Award Year: 2017

St. Joseph Catholic School

221 Park Place
Libertyville, IL, 60048-2241

(847) 362-0730

Mrs. Anne Phoenix, Principal at time of Nomination

Archdiocese of Chicago

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We are called to educate our students in mind, body and spirit by providing an academically challenging curriculum, nurtured by our Catholic environment.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 1%
  • White: 83%
  • Hispanic: 5%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Two or more races: 7%
Since 1926, SJCS has been educating students in mind, body and spirit.

Since 1926, SJCS has been educating students in mind, body and spirit.

Founded in 1926, St. Joseph Catholic School is a two-time National Blue Ribbon award winning Catholic school that prides itself on educating students in mind, body and spirit. Students in preschool through eighth grade thrive in a faith-filled, rigorous learning environment that exposes them to a wide variety of learning opportunities that prepare them for high school and beyond.

The school's commitment to continuous improvement, along with strategic investments in technology, have transformed and expanded the student-centered learning environment. Technology is intentionally applied across all subject areas and includes iPads, a 1:1 Chromebook program and state-of-the-art science and STEAM Labs.

At the heart of St. Joseph Catholic School is community. A dedicated and devoted staff partners with parents to carry out the mission of educating students spiritually, intellectually and emotionally. From rigorous academic programs, service and social outreach projects to help those in need, and extracurricular activities that include athletics and the fine arts, St. Joseph Catholic School nurtures students to be Disciples of Christ who will make a difference in the world.