St. John Regional Catholic School

8414 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702-0217
Tel: (301)662-6722
Grades: PK-8 | 534 students
The mission of St. John Regional Catholic School is to provide a Christ-centered environment and an exemplary education to each and every student within the framework of the Gospel and the traditions of the Catholic Church.  The goal of our faith community is to develop future leadership for the 21stcentury through academic excellence, faith in action,and a firm foundation of Christian virtues.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Year Founded 1829
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009

Student Body

Total Students 534 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade St. John Regional Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 23 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,650
Tuition Notes Family Grants and Scholarships are available! Parishioner rate $6,650 for families registered at a regional parish; non-parishioner rate $8,150. Pre-K3 & 4 (full day) $7,500,Pre-K3 & 4 (5 days 1/2 days) $4,500 Pre-K3 (3 Days - 1/2 day) $2,700(parishion
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,914
Admissions Director Karen O Boyle


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Golf, Lacrosse, SoccerBasketballCheering,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Boy, Chess, Chinese, Chorus, Extended Learning Opportunitis, Girl, History Club, Junior Great Books, Light of Hope, National, National Jr. Honors Society, Saftey Patrols, Silver Knights Chess CLub, Sports, Stock, Stock Market Club, Student, Wildcat Morning News, Yearbook Band, Boy, Chess, Chinese, Chorus, Girl, History Club, Light of Hope, National, Saftey Patrols, Sports, Stock, Student, Yearbook, Extended Learning Opportunitis,
Junior Great Books,
National Jr. Honors Society,
Silver Knights Chess CLub,
Stock Market Club,
Wildcat Morning News,

School Notes:

  • Tradition of quality Catholic education since 1829 in Frederick.
  •  National Blue Ribbon School
  • Makerspace Classroom
  • Designated S.T.E.M. (Science, Technolofy, Engineering, Math) School
  • Pre-K program for 3 & 4 year olds
  • Renzulli gifted and talented program
  • State of the art facility on 27 acre campus can accommodate 750 students
  • Fully Networked Computer & Science Labs
  • State of the art media center/library
  • Curriculum based on Elementary Course of Study as prescribed by the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
  • Bus service Available from Urbana, Mount Airy, Jefferson, Brunswick, Middletown, Springridge and Holly Hills.
  • 1:1 iPad program in the middle school.
  • PRIDE Program- A innovative program to meet the needs of students with mild to moderate learning disabilities.

Profile last updated: 09/09/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Saint John's Catholic Prep (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Banner School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Taney Avenue KinderCare (2.2 miles away)
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  • Frederick
    Taney Avenue KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    2.2 miles
    1420 Taney Ave.
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Frederick
    Grades: PK-8 | 151 students
    2.2 miles
    1730 N Market St
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Frederick
    Grades: PK-KG | 36 students
    2.2 miles
    2080 Yellow Springs Rd
    Frederick, MD 21702
  • Frederick
    Grades: K | 5 students
    2.4 miles
    1601 Wheyfield Dr
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Frederick
    Good Shepherd Nursery-kinderga
    Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: PK-K | 190 students
    2.5 miles
    1415 W 7th Street
    Frederick, MD 21702

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My daughters loved this school. The opportunities that were available to them were great. Not only is the education top notch but the friendships they made will last a life time. As a family we loved the feeling of community. I would recommend this school to anyone.
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