St. Josephs School to host open house Sunday January 29

If you have ever wondered what a Catholic School has to offer, this Sunday January 29th is your chance to find out. As part of Catholic Schools week, St. Joseph’s Catholic School opens its doors for a drop in open house from 12 – 2:30 PM.  Visitors will get a chance to meet with faculty, staff, school board members and parents to get a feel for the school and to determine if Catholic school is right for their child.

St. Joseph's kindergartners 100 days
St. Joseph’s kindergartners celebrate their 100th day in school. Photo courtesy St. Joseph’s.

St. Joseph’s School is now enrolling students from 3K to 6th grade. According to their website, “Catholic Schools seek to prepare our children in mind and spirit during the most formative and vulnerable time of their lives so that they can live lives full of hope, joy, and peace, no matter what challenges they meet. Each day in the Catholic School presents opportunities for students to put their values to use–in the classroom, at lunch, and during recess.”

Tuition uses a graduated 3 tier system and is as follows for the 2016-2017:

4K – 6th
Standard rate: $7,764 per academic year
Catholic rate: $6,219 per academic year
Stewardship rate: $5,665 per academic year

3K (Second number is morning session rate)
Standard rate: $6,100/$3,900 per academic year
Catholic rate: $5,400/$3,200 per academic year

The school is located at 905 High Street in Macon. Call (478) 742-0636 for more details.



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