St. Joseph Public Schools is a top rated, public school district located in Saint Joseph, MI. It has 3,004 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 64% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.
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St. Joseph Public Schools Reviews
My experience has been fairly positive. It offers diverse clubs and classes, and opportunities in and out of the school to help students discover career options. Working hard in and out of the classroom, the middle school teachers genuinely cared about their students. An example of this occurred when my Spanish teacher met with me and concerned students on three occasions to help us study for midterms. In high school, teachers work relentlessly to prepare students for college. They pushed us to the breaking point to show us our capabilities. However, from forcing kids to take tests the day after a funeral to making jokes about shy kids in class, some high school teachers lacked sympathy on multiple occasions. Some consideration of others in the future would be greatly appreciated. In the end, the school teaches students the necessary courses to graduate and excel in college which is what a school is supposed to do.
The school recently went through some renovations and it looks phenomenal. The library is wonderful. It is a BYOD school, so lots of technology. Most of the teachers are good--there are some duds. There's a good class selection. The lunch options are decent but not many vegetarian options. The principal is a jock and therefore favors athletes. It's a school very much based on sports and reputation. It's in a safe neighborhood and within walking distance to the beach. It is a nice facility with tennis courts, a pool, a track, and a football field. It is well managed.
Saint Joseph was an excellent school district, it was right on the lake so for us students it was perfect. The teachers all around from k-12 were fantastic, they always were willing to help students achieve and push us to the best we could be. The culture and diversity were great, a lot of different faces in the district which made learning about everyone and what they know better than usual. The things I think St. Joseph could work the food for everyone and how some staff could handle some situations and how they all could solve more problems in a more effective manor.