St. Joseph Catholic Church & School
St. Joseph Catholic Church & School

New K-8 Reg & Info

K-8 Information

GBTPS on Google Images

GBTPS on Google Images

Registration (Current Families)


Registration is now open to current families for the 2019-2020 School Year.
Step 1. Complete the online portion of registration. St. Joseph Enrollment 2019-2020
Step 2. Wait for an email from FACTS Management to complete the tuition agreements.
Step 3. Power School E-Registration needs to be completed in mid-August. An email will be sent when E-Registration is ready!

school supply lists (2019-2020)

1st Grade
2nd Grade
3rd Grade
4th Grade
5th Grade
Middle School

Prospective Families

New families should contact us at 515-266-3433 or email the School Office. We can answer any questions you may have, set up a tour, and introduce you to the principal and staff.

Currently, we are excited to be offering a $700 tuition discount credit to students in grades 1-8 who transfer from a public, charter, or home school! This discount is for the 2019-2020 school year. Please call 515-266-3433 or email the School Office, or call the Parish Office at 515-266-2226.

Tuition & Fees, Payments & Financial Assistance


2019-2020 Tuition & Fees
2019-2020 Before & After Care


All payments should be made online through FACTS Management. Any other arrangements should be made with the Business Office prior to June 1, 2019.

For new families, an email will be sent to you after enrollment is received for you to set up your account.

If you have any questions regarding your family’s FACTS account, please email Debbie Muse or Paula Courter in the Business Office or call 515-266-2226.

Financial assistance

Catholic Tuition Organization

Families can utilize the FACTS Tuition Management Program or apply for tuition assistance through Catholic Tuition Organization (CTO).

The Catholic Tuition Organization (CTO) is a charitable organization that receives voluntary cash contributions from individual Iowa taxpayers and then allocates those funds in the form of tuition assistance to eligible families that attend accredited nonpublic schools represented by the School Tuition Organization.  To learn more about eligibility and how to apply, visit

Applications are available in the school office.  You may also apply for CTO online; St Joseph’s online school code is 464 and the password is CTO450. Read online application instructions.

The deadline to apply for tuition assistance for the 2019-2020 school year is July 31, 2019.   

Project Hope

Project Hope Application (English)
Project Hope Application (Spanish)

Kremer Foundation

Information is not available at this time.



Preschool - Immunization Record and Student Physical Form
Kindergarten (NEW STUDENTS) - Certified Dental Screening, Immunization Record, Vision Card or Vision Screening, and Student Physical Form
3rd Grade - Vision Card or Vision Screening
4th Grade - Student Physical Form
7th Grade - Immunization Record and Student Physical Form
All 5th-8th grade students participating in St. Joseph athletics MUST have a current physical on file with the school nurse . Athletics Pre-participation Physical Form
ALL Students - Every Pupil Every Fall

Medication Authorization Form - Required for any students needing medicine dispensed to them during the school day. This includes prescription and over-the-counter.


Field Trip Consent Form (Generic copy)
Non-Public Parent Reimbursement Form

Before & After Care


Morning 6:45 am - 7:45 am
Afternoon 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Students may be dropped off after 7:45 am in the gym for no charge.


Before & After Care is available every day that school is in session. It is also available on select Professional Development days.

Morning and after drop-ins are available as well. The fees are listed below. If after school drop-in care is needed, please contact the office to advise of the dismissal change.

On 12:30pm early-out dismissals (the first Wednesday of the month, except January), Before & After Care will run until 5:30pm.

Before & After Care will be available all day on several no school days. Please see the calendar link for more information on those dates.
Before & After Care Calendar


Before & After Care Fees

Payments should be made through FACTS Management.

WINTER policies

If school is cancelled due to weather, Before & After Care is also cancelled for the day. This also pertains to Professional Development days when an all-day Before & After Care is scheduled.

If school is dismissed early due to weather, Before & After Care will run for its normal duration of 2 hours and 15 minutes. (For example, if school dismisses at 12 pm, Before & After Care will run until 2:15 pm).
** In instances of extremely severe weather, Before & After Care may be cancelled entirely. In this case, an email notification will be sent from the school and announcements will be posted to Channel 8 and 13.

If school is delayed, Before & After Care will start according to the delay period. (For example, for a 2-hour-delay Before & After Care would open at 8:45 am).

Bus Transportation

bus routes

Bus service may be available to you for the 2019-2020 school year. The exact bus routes will be formatted during the summer months.
A hard copy of the route will be sent to the primary email on file with the school office in August, prior to the start of school.


Bus transportation is $35 for one child and $70 for two (or more) children per month for students living more than 2 miles from school.
The cost is $40 for one child and $80 for two (or more) children per month for students living less than 2 miles from school.

Payments should be made through FACTS Management.