Middle School (5-8)



Welcome to the 5-8 building! Each student is challenged to live out the Gospel values and work to their God-given potential.

The academic program in grades 5 through 8 follows a standards-based curriculum aligned with the national common core standards. Each subject instills the attributes of the School-wide Learning Expectations. Great emphasis is placed on the social-emotional needs of early adolescence. Students are encouraged to advocate for themselves at each stage of the educational process.

Grading

St. Joseph School is on a trimester system. For grades five through eight, the letter grade/grade point/percentage equivalents are as follows:

A93-100%4.0A-90-92%3.7
B+87-89%3.3B83-86%3.0B-80-82%2.7
C+77-79%2.3C73-76%2.0C-70-72%1.7
D+67-69%1.3D63-66%1.0D-60-62%0.7
F59% & below