We owe gratitude to The Brothers of the Christian School (De La Salle Brothers).
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St. Joseph's College is comprised of three buildings, namely the Old Building,
the Chapel Block and the New Building. The Old Building was erected in 1920, the
Chapel Block was established in 1925 and the New Building which was opened in
1963 by Governor Sir Robert Black. In 1968, in order to admit more students, the
primary section was transferred to an independent establishment at 48, Wood
Road, Wanchai. In 1974, St. Joseph's Kindergarten was established on the top
floor of the Primary School Building. After years of expansion, St. Joseph's
College now provides education for about 4,200 students in the Kindergarten,
Primary and College.
81 staff members, 33 women and 48 men, work at St. Joseph's College. The staff
include a principal, 2 vice principals, 53 classroom teachers, a careers
mistress, a discipline master, a counseling mistress, a sports master, a
librarian, two art teachers and a music teacher. In addition, there are 3 laboratory technicians,
1 secretary, 4 clerical personnel, a full-time social worker, a learning centre
technician, a technical support technician, a curriculum development technician
and 9 janitor staff.
The school enrollment is about 1192. The students of St. Joseph's College are
mainly Chinese and the age range of the students is between 12 and 19 years old.
The average class size of F.1 - F.5 and F.6 - F.7 are 41 and 26 respectively.
Qualifications of Principal and
88.5 % of them possess a bachelor¡¦s
14.8 % of them have higher degrees.
95.0 % of them were formally trained in teaching.
89.3 % of the lessons were taught by subject-trained teachers.
1-2 years: 7
3-5 years: 4
6-10 years: 9
11-15 years: 12
Over 15 years: 29
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