St. John The Baptist Catholic School

217 Fitch Street
Healdsburg, CA 95448-0954
Tel: (707)433-2758
Grades: PK-8 | 225 students
Challenging the Intellect, Nourishing the Spirit for over 60 years - Saint John the Baptist Catholic School in Healdsburg is dedicated to continuing the work of Christ while providing each individual with the opportunity to achieve academic excellence and make a positive contribution in the world.
The Catholic Church, through the ministry of the Catholic School, teaches Gospel values. Children of all faiths who appreciate the morals, principles, and ideals of a Catholic education have opportunities to experience care and concern for themselves, classmates, family, and local/global communities.
The needs of the whole child are addressed through a Catholic education using a variety of strategies that develop the spiritual, academic, cultural, social, emotional, physical, and artistic facets of each individual.
The school, partnered with the parents, supports each child in the process of growing, while developing an appreciation for life-long learning and service to the local and global community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia
Year Founded 1950

Student Body

Total Students 225 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St. John The Baptist Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 23 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,500
Tuition Notes Financial Aid available
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,900
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Anne Seppi


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballTrack and Field,

School Notes:

Why Choose SJS?

High-Achieving Students

  • 100% of recent graduates receive honors their first semester at Cardinal Newman High School.
  • Advanced student scores on standardized testing.
  • 90% student participation in extracurricular activities such as band, theater productions, chess and athletics.

On-Campus Technology and Resources

  • Laptop computers in upper grades, IPads to be introduced early 2014.
  • Interactive SMART boards in every classroom including Music.
  • Superior on-campus library and gymnasium.

Supportive Teachers

  • Small class size with teacher assistants at every grade level to ensure low student to teacher ratio.
  • Two teacher assistants in grades Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten for even smaller ratio.
  • Full-time counselor to provide best opportunities for every child to find success.
  • Full-time resource specialist to accommodate all levels of learning.
  • Affordable before and after school child care with the option of tutorial programs and study hall.

Arts and Athletic Opportunities

  • Foreign language, art, music, technology and physical education as part of core curriculum.
  • Competitive athletic program.

Profile last updated: 10/06/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Rio Lindo Adventist Academy (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Healdsburg School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Healdsburg Montessori School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Healdsburg
    Healdsburg Montessori School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 45 students
    0.5 miles
    500 Grove Street
    Healdsburg, CA 95448
  • Healdsburg
    The Healdsburg School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-8 | 183 students
    0.5 miles
    33 H Healdsburg Avenue
    Healdsburg, CA 95448
  • Healdsburg
    Rio Lindo Adventist Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: 9-12 | 179 students
    2 miles
    3200 Rio Lindo Ave
    Healdsburg, CA 95448
  • Windsor
    Grades: PK-8 | 268 students
    4.1 miles
    Po Box 1880
    Windsor, CA 95492
  • Santa Rosa
    Grades: K-8 | 271 students
    7.7 miles
    4400 Day School Place
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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