Welcome to St Joe Private
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Welcome to the website of St. Joseph’s Private Primary and Secondary School, a private Catholic co-educational school that follows the Malaysian National School curriculum.
Located in Kuching, Sarawak, St. Joseph’s Private School is a school of high academic standards and a non-profit enterprise where all students are encouraged to discover an enthusiasm for learning and a spirit of enquiry, whilst also benefiting from a community which nurtures pupils as individuals and promotes the importance of shared values. These values are human moral values as well as religious values.
The school had its first intake of Primary 1 and Primary 2, and Form 1 students in January, 2012. In 2012, we had 44 students in our primary school and 105 in our secondary school.
For 2013, in our Primary School, we had two classes of Primary 1, one class of Primary 2, and one class of Primary 3, with a total of 117 students. For 2013, in our Secondary School, we had one Transition class (32 students), three classes of Form 1 (106 students) and three classes of Form 2 (105 students) with a total of 243 students.
For 2014, we have a total of 383 students in the Secondary School and 216 in the Primary School.
In 2015, for the Secondary School: 561 students; Primary School: 329 students.
In 2016, we have a total of 461 students in the Primary School and 725 students in the Secondary School.
Our Primary School provides education for pupils aged 7 to 12 years (Primary One to Six) while the Secondary School caters for students aged 13 to 17 years (Form One to Five). Our students sit for these national examinations: UPSR, PT3 and SPM.
The school is supported by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kuching. The Primary and Secondary schools are managed by the Franciscan Sisters of Sarawak and the Jesuits respectively; the International School by the Marist Brothers. Visit the website of the Jesuits of Malaysia-Singapore, MAS Jesuits. Visit the website of the international Marist Brothers, Marist Brothers.
Our mission is to provide education beyond the ordinary by developing the God-given potential of every student to the full. The Catholic character of this school is very strong. The Jesuit motto is Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam “For the Greater Glory of God,” and the Franciscan Sisters’ motto is Amare et Servire “To Love and Serve.” The Marist Brothers’ motto is Ad Jesum per Mariam “To Jesus through Mary.”