Mission and Belief Statement

The center of St. Joseph School experience is relationships, and we look forward to welcoming you and your family to experience firsthand the power of a Catholic education.

Stepping on the grounds of St. Joseph School, you enter an extraordinary place for children. It is a place where all of our energies are dedicated to helping children become their best selves. We purposefully create an environment to meet their needs from early childhood to emerging adolescence. We are pioneers in providing a leading-edge academic experience, and we are fundamentally committed to helping all of our students become people of strong character.

Our Philosophy … Christ is the reason for this school.  He is the ever present teacher.  He is the model of its faculty and the inspiration of its students.  We proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to promote the highest ideals, to encourage community service, and to prepare our students for the challenges of life in this culture.

Our School Mission ... St. Joseph School in Verona ensures a high standard of academic achievement, personal development, and moral character through which we reflect the unconditional love of Christ. Implementation of a rigorous academic curriculum allows students to discover their God-given talents and maximum individual potential to become part of a strong faith-based community rooted in Christ. Through the support of faculty, families, and parish this learning process empowers students to face the many challenges of the world today.

          Our Programs … In addition to offering our students an expansive curriculum, we offer many extra curricular activities, including but not limited to band and athletics.  We also support many community programs, and service projects. Look throughout our website for the many programs and highlights of our school.


St. Joseph has been located in Verona, PA for over 130 years.  We provide for students in grades K through 8th.  Our faculty is comprised of teachers who are Highly Qualified in education.  With over 200 combined years of experience, our teachers are committed to Catholic Education!


We would be happy to make the connection. Our children participate in liturgies that include Mass and various prayer services, classroom prayer, preparation for sacraments and daily meditation and reflection.


Your child enters a community of learners that supports and nurtures holistic growth of mind, body, and soul.



As part of our school’s emphasis on spiritual development, children experience many different kinds of service projects throughout the school year.


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We have a very strong teaching staff to help guide your child (student) to get the best education academically and spiritually. St. Joseph School in Verona, PA - ...to learn...to grow...to make a difference!
  • 825 Second Street, Verona, PA 15147
  • (412)-828-7213