St Joseph's Primary School

New South Wales, Australia

Location: New South Wales, Australia
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed

About St Joseph's Primary School

St Joseph’s Primary School is a two streamed, co-educational K-6 Catholic school located in the New South Wales, mid north coastal town of Taree. The school has a current student population in excess of 400 and was opened in 1923 by the Sisters of St Joseph with 88 pupils in attendance. St Joseph’s Primary School is a vital part of the Catholic faith community in the Taree Parish.


Mr Mark Mowbray


Set within a picturesque bushland setting on several hectares of well-maintained, park like grounds, St Joseph’s Primary School is a fine example of a modern, well-resourced primary school. Seventeen, technology rich classrooms, a computer laboratory, large modern library and modern, multi-purpose hall, are but the starting point for the school’s facilities profile. Large under cover seating areas, an award winning canteen, open full sized soccer and football fields, netball courts, basketball courts and under cover K-2 playground, are further exceptional assets to this school, which presents as an exceptional learning environment for students.


St Joseph’s School Community is committed to ensuring that all students achieve the desired curriculum outcomes to the very best of their ability. Students are immersed within a learning culture that is authentic and relevant, enabling each student to experience success and satisfaction in their efforts to attain their personal best in each of the NSW Board of Studies Key Learning Areas. The Religious education component of St Joseph’s curriculum aims to further develop each student’s faith and knowledge in the Catholic way of life within an environment that fully nurtures faith development.

School ethos

St Joseph’s Primary School aims to support and encourage the spirituality and faith commitment of the students, teach wisdom and courage, ensure growth in student self confidence and respect, create opportunities for success and provide a safe place for each student to be free to learn, dream, discover and develop.


Address: 1 St Joseph's Drive, Taree, New South Wales, 2430, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6557 7031