St. John Evangelist Catholic School

9400 Wicker Avenue,
Saint John, IN, 46373-0463
Tel: (219)365-5451
Grades: PK - 8 | 388 students
Jesus Christ is the foundation of our Catholic grade school, therefore, St. John the Evangelist School, in partnership with family and parish is committed to enhancing the dignity of each individual; developing moral values; nurturing emotional and social skills; and fostering academic excellence for every child within a faith-filled environment.
St. John the Evangelist School believes that childhood is the most critical period for the development of attitudes, habits, capabilities, and skills, and that the curriculum encompasses all that a child experiences in his life at school. The pastor, principal, staff, teachers, parents, and other community members lay the foundation for a love of learning, a desire to grow in charity, and the critical thinking skills needed to be a truly educated person.  

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Education Association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1846

Student Body

Total Students 388 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade St. John Evangelist Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 21 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Details on website)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition rates on the website
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Angie Buchanan
Admissions Associate Renee Rodimel


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Bowl, Art Club, Band, Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Geography Bowl, Girl Scouts, Math Bowl, Spanish Club, Spell Bowl, Student Council Academic Bowl, Art Club, Band, Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Geography Bowl, Girl Scouts, Math Bowl, Spanish Club, Spell Bowl, Student Council,

School Notes:

    • Spiritual Development
    • Academic Excellence
    • Advanced Technology
    • A Safe, Supportive, Community Atmosphere
    • Fine Arts & Enrichment Programs for All Students

    Profile last updated: 04/24/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hammond Baptist High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Micheal Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Calvary Christian School (6.7 miles away)
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