Note from Dr. Sullivan, Principal

  • We often hear from parishioners, visitors to the school, and the public that they are impressed with our students. Everyone who comes in contact with one of our students, or simply observes them, expresses delight with their respectful social skills and gentle caring for each other, as well as the poise, confidence, and articulate speaking ability of even our youngest students in their interactions with others. 

    These are everyday expected behaviors for our children.  We don’t think about them, we take them for granted. But, these intangible, yet observable, elements are the same social skills which are hallmarks of highly successful quality adults.  We find that these are skills that are taught at home but are reinforced at school.

    Just a small example.  One First Friday not long ago, our whole school attended Mass as usual.  During Communion, an elderly man in the front row had his cane fall off the pew.  One of our children was rounding the pew and, without missing a beat, dropped down, picked it up and hung it on the pew.  She then gave the man a giant smile not uncommon for our children.

    We have come to expect this behavior from our students, but truly beam with pride each and every time they bring such a level of respect to our school.  Each and every one of you should be very proud of your children….. We certainly are.

    Joseph M. Sullivan, Ed.D 

    Admission Policies:

    Admission of students into Saint Joseph Parish School is based on the ability of the school to meet the child's need, the student's behavior, academic achievement and attitude as well as the fulfillment of proper immunizations. Children must be age appropriate for entrance into Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs.

    Nondiscriminatory Policy:

    Saint Joseph Parish School follows the nondiscriminatory policy of the Archdiocese of Boston as stated: "It is the policy of the Archdiocesan Board of Education that the Roman Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Boston, inclusive of private, parochial, and diocesan schools, admit students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The schools at the Archdiocese of Boston do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, in the administration of educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs and in the hiring of school personnel."

    We hope you find our Admissions section to be informative and helpful.  If you have any questions or would like a tour of our school, please feel free to contact the school office at 781-245-2081.

    Thank you for your interest in Saint Joseph School.

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