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Welcome to St. Joseph Catholic Parish School's Admissions Information site! We invite you to learn more about the exciting learning environment we have to offer students in grades PreK through 8th.  


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Call 706-543-1621, ext. 443 or email

Currently accepting applications for the 2024-25 School Year


St. Joseph Catholic Parish School

St. Joseph Catholic Parish School offers a Catholic education for students in grades PK-8th. Originally founded in 1949, SJS is the oldest private school in Athens, Georgia.

St. Joseph Catholic Parish School is located off Epps Bridge Parkway near the Athens-Clarke/Oconee line. Our students come from 11 surrounding counties. A 46-acre campus houses our 65,000-squarefoot building and boasts a new, all-weather artificial turf sports field as well as a high school regulation gym that allows us to host volleyball and basketball games.

St. Joseph Catholic Parish School offers academic excellence while challenging our students to reach their full potential. All students receive daily instruction in core curriculum classes as well as enrichment classes, which include: Art, Library, Music, Physical Education, Spanish, and Technology. Accredited by Cognia, the parent corporation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), St. Joseph Catholic Parish School is also a member of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA). St. Joseph Catholic Parish School follows the Archdiocese of Atlanta Curriculum Standards/Objectives.

St. Joseph Catholic Parish School brings the most advanced technology into the hands of our students. We use iPads, Chromebooks, and Macbooks. We are a Google Workspace school, and all of our students use Google Workspace.

Aside from academic rigor, St. Joseph Catholic Parish School places a strong emphasis on service and character and is committed to nurturing the minds - and the hearts - of its students.

For more information, or to schedule a tour, please contact us at

958 Epps Bridge Parkway Athens, GA 30606 706-543-1621

SJS is STEM Cert