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 Annual School Profile 99-2000
  • Mission Statement
    The Brothers of the Christian School (De La Salle Brothers)
  • Location
  • Staff
    The school enrollment is about 1300. 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 for F.1-F.5 and F.6-F.7 are 40 and 30 respectively.
    82% of them possess a bachelor's degree
    80% of them were formally trained in teaching
    10% of them have higher degrees
    93% of the classes were taught by subject-trained teachers

    A. Major Examinations
    All students have to sit for two examinations, the Half-yearly Examination in December (first term) and the Final Examination in June (second term). For those who sit for public examinations, namely Form 7 and Form 5 students, their Final Examinations are replaced by Mock Examinations to be held in February and March respectively. For Form 6 students, they have to sit for Quarterly Examinations in October and April.

    The Chart of Distribution of Marks For Form 6 Examinations is ignored.)

    B. Assessment Tests
    These are interim and uniform tests for students of Forms 1, 2 & 3 in the major subjects of English, Chinese and Mathematics to be held twice a year in October and April. The duration of these tests will usually last not more then 2 lessons and the purpose is to inform the parents of their children's progress and do something about the subjects which are unsatisfactory. The tests serve as a kind of academic barometer before the 2 major examinations.

    C. Junior Secondary Education Assessment (J.S.E.A.)
    Marks of the 2 major examinations of Form 3 students are to be submitted to the Education Department. Central allocation of students will be required if there are insufficient places in Form 4.

    D. Other Means of Assessment
    There are other tests and assessments like dictations, group projects and experiences form time to time based on the teaching programme of a particular subject. These will be mentioned in the Policy on Homework and Tests.
  • School Discipline