About Our School

St. Joseph the Worker School provides a quality Catholic education for children in early education through eighth grade.  Our school focuses on the teachings of the Gospel while pursuing academic excellence.  We are a positive, supportive and welcoming community that strives to develop faith, academics, values, and service to others.  We work to establish a strong Catholic identity while developing the academic skills necessary to meet the demands of an ever-changing and diverse world.  Our mission is to encourage our students to develop Catholic values and critical thinking skills needed for the 21st century.

  • The strongly integrated curriculum enhances opportunities for spiritual, academic, artistic, musical, technological and physical development.
  • Catholic values and academics are integrated in everything we do, which enables each student to grow in body, mind, and spirit.
  • St. Joseph the Worker School offers a nurturing and structured learning in a safe, secure, respectful environment.

The Academic Program

  • We provide competitive programs with well-rounded offerings to educate the whole person. The core curriculum is in alignment with state and national standards and is rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition.  In addition to the core curriculum, students participate in enrichment courses.
  • Music and art to students in Kindergarten – 8th Grade.
  • Spanish is offered Kindergarten – 8th Grade
  • integrated STREAM program
  • Technology class
  • Physical Education classes are also a part of our curriculum.  Students participate in various games and activities reinforcing team building and participation.
  • Middle School honors math


Through CYO, St. Joseph the Worker students may participate in the following sports:  Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Basketball, Girls Volleyball, and Cheerleading

How we support students with learning differences

St. Joseph the Worker School's mission is to provide a quality Catholic education where every child can succeed.  In doing so, we provide the necessary services and supports as prescribed by the Diocese of Allentown Inclusive Catholic Education Council.  All students who utilize learning support services must have a written academic support plan that is developed on a yearly basis.

Affiliated Parishes

St. Joseph the Worker Parish

Grade Levels

PK4 to Grade 8


1858 Applewood Drive, Orefield, Pennsylvania 18069, United States

Contact Name

Lisa Geosits, Director of Advancement

Contact Email


Extended Care Hours

Morning Care: 7 AM

After Care: until 5 PM