St. Joseph’s School Advisory Board
St. Joseph’s Catholic School is a parochial school in the Diocese of Savannah, Georgia. It is affiliated with Saint Joseph’s parish in downtown Macon. The school was originally founded in 1872 and continues to provide a quality Catholic education to children in grades PK3 through 6th. The school is accredited by AdvancEd and employs a highly qualified staff of state certified teachers.
The Advisory Board of St. Joseph’s Catholic School is dedicated to assuring that the purposes and mission statement of St. Joseph’s School and the teachings and values of the Catholic Church are reflected in all aspects of school life. Our goals are: helping shape the school community, providing the necessary resources to ensure a nurturing, safe, Christ-centered environment; and supporting and furthering the purposes and mission of the school.
The Purposes of the Board are to advise and assist the Pastor and the Principal as follows:
- To develop policies in conformance with the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools.
- To assess the effectiveness of the implementation of SJCS policies.
- To promote the understanding and support of St. Joseph’s Catholic School within the local community.
- To assist and advise the Pastor and Principal in the development of the annual budget, tuition rates and fees, and other financial matters, including the identification of grants and other funding opportunities.
- To assist in the identification and promulgation of short-term and long-term plans for St. Joseph’s Catholic School, including, but not limited to, the physical plant and technology needs.