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Tuition Information

Monthly tuition for Kindergarten through 8th grade for the 2017-2018 school year is $458 per parishoner student or $786 per non-parishoner student.  Please click the link below to see all tuition rates. Different payment options are available. Visit the Business Office for more details. 

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SJS Handbook

The purpose of this handbook is to present rules and procedures for our school. Please read this handbook in its
entirety and keep this booklet available for future reference. Working together is a key component of a successful
educational program. Please take time to discuss the handbook with your child.

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We Choose Catholic Schools


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Diocese of Birmingham

Our Vision: Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Birmingham provide an excellent educational experience in the Catholic tradition enabling all students to develop their God-given talents.

Our Mission: To impart the mind and heart of Jesus Christ in our students by teaching the message of the Gospel, forming a school community of faith, and training in loving service to others.

Our Beliefs:
  • >>We believe the family, as the primary educator, partners with us in the responsibility of preparing students for a lifelong journey of faith and learning.
  • >>We believe we have the freedom and responsibility to educate the whole child.
  • >>We believe that knowledge of our Catholic beliefs, practices and traditions is critical to students to enable them to develop the moral strength to follow Christ in today’s world.
  • >>We believe active involvement in a variety of liturgical celebrations and prayer forms nourishes each child’s spiritual life.
  • >>We believe that Catholic education requires active stewardship rooted in social justice and civic responsibility.
  • >>We believe a challenging system-wide curriculum rooted in gospel values provides students with optimal opportunities to succeed.
  • >>We believe assessment of student learning should be demonstrated through a variety of activities and opportunities.
  • >>We believe teachers engage in meaningful researched based professional development to improve skills for effective instruction.
  • >>We believe students learn best when actively engaged and motivated to become lifelong learners.
  • >>We believe in providing differentiated instruction so all students will achieve to their highest potential.
  • >>We believe students deserve a safe environment formed from responsible adults and students’ self-discipline.
  • >>We believe fiscally responsible decision making promotes learning.