St Joseph's School, Stanthorpe | Living Mercy since 1875

Our School

Established 1875 - Serving the Granite Belt for over a 125 years

St Joseph’s School is a Catholic Co-educational school catering for students from Preparatory to Year 12. The school offers a seamless Prep to Senior, Catholic Education for families in the Granite Belt region of Southeast Queensland and Northern New South Wales.

Mission Statement

Preamble to Mission Statement

We at St Joseph’s School create community through sharing of faith, living out Gospel values and accepting change as part of renewal. Within our Catholic Christian community, we work together to encourage all members to develop their individual gifts, to deepen their personal spirituality and to recognize and celebrate the giftedness of others.

Mission Statement

"St Joseph’s School offers an holistic education within a Catholic Christian ethos whilst developing and valuing the uniqueness of the individual as we encourage each student to become a life-long learner.” (July 2000)

Consequences Statement

As a School founded by the Sisters of Mercy, the charism of Catherine McAuley calls our community to “act justly, to love tenderly and to walk humbly with their God” (Micah 6:8). Inspired by their example and in keeping with the Gospel ideal, we encourage the following characteristics...

  • Holistic
  • Catholic Christian Ethos
  • Valuing the uniqueness of the Individual
  • Becoming a Life long learner