Educating hearts & minds in the Holy Cross tradition since 1854.

Educating Hearts

Developing greater understanding of the model of Christ throughout each school day.

Educating Minds

Indiana Four Star School and 2019 National Blue Ribbon School.

Making God Known, Loved, and Served

Learning to love and serve our neighbors.

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News & Announcements

Eagles Spread Their Wings Into the Community

Eighth graders at Saint Joseph Grade School are abuzz about the possibilities before them as they prepare to embark on self-directed service in the South Bend community. On Oct. 2, representatives from 18 local service organizations came to the Saint Joseph campus to...

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SJGS Named 2019 National Blue Ribbon School

Saint Joseph Grade School has been named a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. This is the second time that Saint Joseph Grade School has received the distinction, having previously been named a National Blue Ribbon School in 2011....

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Support the Education of Hearts and Minds!

Families and friends of SJGS, you can support our school by donating to the SJGS Excellence Fund, an annual fund that supports the essential pieces of Saint Joseph Grade School -- the pieces that help us live out our mission of educating hearts and minds in the Holy...

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The Latest

Madeline Raster SJGS '11

Believing Big: Alumna Playing Like a Champion at Harvard

Saint Joseph Grade School recently caught up with Madeline Raster, a 2011 SJGS alum, who is currently in her senior year at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Madeline is a four-year starter and two-time co-captain, the first in over 25 years, for the...

Beyond Merit: 2011 SJGS Grads Carozza and Geissler Continue to Excel

Each year, out of approximately 1.6 million entrants, only 7,500 students receive National Merit Scholarship awards. Winners are chosen from a Finalist group based on their abilities, skills, and accomplishments, including academic record, test scores, written...