St. Joseph students excel in academics. Our proficiency percentages in Reading, Math, and Science on the Iowa Assessment are well above the state average, which includes both public and private schools. In addition to such a high percentage of students being proficient, we have the following percentage of students advanced, which means they scored 3-8 grade […]
Registration for the upcoming school year is now open at St. Joseph Catholic School in Marion. St. Joseph is the only preschool through eighth grade Catholic School in the metro area. Tuition assistance is available for students in grade K-8. St. Joseph boasts high achievement and a 21st century education for students. Iowa Assessment scores […]
As principal of St. Joseph Catholic School I would like to welcome you to our school website. We are pleased to offer you this website as a communication tool as one of many ways in which we interact with our parents, community, or those seeking more information about our school.
It is an honor for me to be a member of an experienced staff that works so hard at giving each student an outstanding Catholic educational experience. We are deeply committed to make a positive difference in the lives of our students. St. Joseph has a tradition of excellence in the classroom and beyond. Our teachers and staff continue to work with conviction to provide our students an excellent educational experience. The quality of our staff is one of the reasons for our tradition of excellence. Equally important, is we have been blessed with parents who are committed to the understanding that education is the foundation of success for their child. As an educational team, we at St. Joseph are dedicated to academic excellence and holding high expectations to ensure that each and every student will be a successful learner. We are committed to creating a safe and positive learning environment where staff and students promote and model responsible, respectful behavior in order to provide each student the best learning opportunity. As principal of St. Joseph, I am honored to serve our community in support of student learning. I am extremely proud to be a part of the educational development of your child. On behalf of the entire staff, we are energized and excited to work with all children.
-Mr. Casey Kettmann