St. John Regional Catholic School

8414 Opossumtown Pike,
Frederick, MD, 21702-0217
Tel: (301)662-6722
Grades: PK - 8 | 584 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
Year Founded 1829
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009

Student Body

Total Students 584 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade St. John Regional Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 23 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,400
Tuition Notes Parishioner rate $6,400 for families registered at a regional parish; non-parishioner rate $7,830. Pre-K3 & 4 (full day) $6,700,Pre-K3 & 4 (5 days 1/2 days) $4,000 Pre-K3 (3 Days - 1/2 day) $2400(parishioner);Non-Parishioner rate for Pre-K: $8265 full da
% on Financial Aid 20%
Admissions Director Karen O Boyle

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Lacrosse, SoccerBasketballCheering,
LacrosseSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Boy Scouts, Chinese Club, Chorus & Handbells, Girl Scouts, Light of Hope Service Group, National Jr. Honor Society, Sports, Stock Market Game, Student Council Band, Boy Scouts, Chinese Club, Girl Scouts, Sports, Chorus & Handbells,
Light of Hope Service Group,
National Jr. Honor Society,
Stock Market Game,
Student Council,

School Notes:

    • Tradition of quality Catholic education since 1829 in Frederick.
    •  National Blue Ribbon School
    • 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, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson, Brunswick and Middletown. 

    Profile last updated: 10/22/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Saint John's Catholic Prep (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Play and Learning Station PALS (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Banner School (2.2 miles away)
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