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St Joseph's Catholic College

Welcome to St Joseph's Catholic College

St Joseph's is a Catholic College, founded in 1987, and situated in Katherine, approximately 3 hours south of Darwin. The College is a co-educational day school providing quality Catholic education from Transition to Year 12. We also offer education in our Early Learning Centre to children 3-5 years old. The College is set on 16 hectares with modern buildings and landscaped gardens. The College currently has an enrolment of approximately 300 students and has 60 staff members.

St Joseph's Catholic College provides quality Catholic education from Early Childhood to Year 12.

St Joseph's Catholic College provides an outstanding grounding for students graduating into further studies or training.

St Joseph's Catholic College Vision

A dynamic Christ-centred community of learners nurturing holistic development through Respect, Resilience, Relationships.

At St Joseph’s Catholic College we strive to foster the growth of the whole person in an atmosphere of reasonableness and kindness, committed to creating a climate where people know they are loved and esteemed.

Excellent Curriculum

St Joseph's Catholic College has a strong emphasis on building literacy and numeracy skills from early Junior school through to Senior school.

The College offers IT, Chinese, Arts and Science subjects. There are a variety of electives offered.

Modern facilities

The College has 2 campuses: Primary catering for students from Transition to Year 6 and Secondary catering for students from Year 7 to 12.

The College buildings are modern, well-equipped and air-conditioned.

Facilities include: Science Lab, Home Economics Room, Technology and Design Room, Visual Arts Room, Multi Media Lab, Computer Labs, Dance/Drama Room, Library, Covered Play Areas.

Camp Program

The College has a Camp Program that creates opportunities for students to build self esteem, develop co-operative skills, expand social competence, resilience and independence. This program extends from early primary to Year 12.

Counselling Services

A school-based counselling program is run through Catholic Care NT, providing support to both Primary and Secondary students.

St Joseph's Catholic College

Cnr Maluka Road and Chambers Drive PO Box 535
Katherine, NT 0850
Phone: 08 8972 3555
Fax: 08 8972 3701



Key Details:

  • Type: Catholic
  • Level: Combined
  • Gender: Coed
  • Religious Affiliation: Catholic
  • Early Learning: Yes
  • Learning Extension: Yes



The Early Learning Centre caters for children from 3 - 5 years old.


The College offers an After School Care Programe for Primary students to Year 6.


Prospective families are welcome to contact the College via email or phone to request an enrolment pack.


St Joseph's has a Defence School Transition Aide who provides information, support and develop a range of activities for dependents of ADF members and families to ease the impact of mobility and service related parental absence.


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