St. Joseph Elementary School serves students from kindergarten through eighth grade. It shares a campus with St. Joseph Parish and St. Joseph Notre Dame High School. It is located near Alameda's Gold Coast neighborhood and was founded in 1881 as a primary and secondary all-girls school. The present school facility was built in 1922 and established as a coed grammar school. Students take art, Spanish, music, technology and religion and the school has basketball, volleyball and cross-country teams.