St. John The Baptist School

12319 New Hampshire Avenue,
Silver Spring, MD, 20904-0209
Tel: (301)622-3076
Grades: K - 8 | 257 students
St. John the Baptist Catholic School is dedicated to the Christian formation of youth.
It offers students the opportunity to develop their full intellectual, spiritual, physical, and emotional potential through educational and religious experiences.
We endeavor to do so through instruction in the Catholic tradition, the gospels, and academics – in an environment that inspires self-discipline, self-respect, and self-confidence, while demanding academic competence and service to others as modeled by Jesus Christ.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2010

Student Body

Total Students 257 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade St. John The Baptist School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
Average Class Size 30 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 7 / May. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,400

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Thornton Friends School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thornton Friends School - Midd (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Julia Brown Montessori Schools (0.8 miles away)
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  • Silver Spring Thornton Friends School - Midd
    (Friends)
    11612 New Hampshire Avenue
    Silver Spring , MD , 20904
    (301)622-9033
    (Friends)
    0.8  mi  |  18  students  |  Gr.  8
  • Silver Spring
    The Julia Brown Montessori Schools
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    1300 Milestone Drive
    Silver Spring , MD , 20904
    (301)622-7808
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    0.8  mi  |  142  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Silver Spring
    Shaare Tefila Nursery School And Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    11120 Lockwood Drive
    Silver Spring , MD , 20901
    (301)681-8694
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    1.3  mi  |  40  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Silver Spring
    Kemp Mill Montessori School Kehillat Montessori
    Montessori School (Jewish)
    519 Lamberton Dr
    Silver Spring , MD , 20902
    (301)593-4343
    Montessori School (Jewish)
    1.3  mi  |  42  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Silver Spring
    Jamon Montessori Day School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    52 Randolph Rd
    Silver Spring , MD , 20904
    (301)384-3131
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    1.3  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  K

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 08, 2013 - I was worried about my kid going to a new school but my fears were quickly squashed by the amazing parents of my kids'' classmates. The teachers are quick to respond to any concerns a parent has.The parents are very involved with the school.I was so impressed by the school that I transferred all my kids there. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 29, 2013 - SJB is the BEST. My 2 kids transferred from public school and are thriving in the highly structured, nurturing, and progressive school. My children never want to miss school and love all the teachers. Art and music programs are amazing! Teachers are fabulous! Principal is Christ like! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended April 09, 2012 - St. John the Baptist Catholic School has an excellent academic program and an amazing community. I have three boys currently in the lower grades in the school. I have had such a positive experience with the teachers helping make accommodations for our one son with ADHD. The principal is top-notch allowing the teachers to pursue their passions in the classroom and running a tight ship. The parent community is very active and supportive. - Posted by Parent

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