St. John The Baptist Catholic Elementary School

702 E Poplar St,
West Frankfort, IL, 62896-0628
Tel: (618)937-2017
St. John the Baptist Catholic School, founded to provide a strong academic and spiritual foundation to students in kindergarten through eighth grade, is a special parish ministry of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in West Frankfort, IL.
Our goal is for students to discover and to understand the gospel values, the wonders of life, and the presence of the Lord within their hearts.
We will strive to assist the parents and guardians from St. Johnís Parish and the surrounding communities in their primary responsibility for the education and character formation of their children.
St. Johnís administration and faculty shall dedicate themselves to the development and implementation of quality education programs in a Catholic environment.
St. Johnís School welcomes students of all faiths whose parents and guardians understand and respect its special mission.
The goal of St. Johnís School is to develop intelligent and spiritually active, cultured and socially minded individuals, who will join their faith communities as competent and contributing American citizens.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 84 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ezra Christian School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ezra Christian School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Unity Christian School (10.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Frankfort Ezra Christian School
    (Christian)
    1345 Ezra St
    West Frankfort , IL , 62896
    (618)932-6988
    (Christian)
    2.5  mi  |  37  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Thompsonville Thompsonville Christian School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Po Box 53
    Thompsonville , IL , 62890
    (618)627-2065
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    8.6  mi  |  19  students  |  Gr.  2-11
  • Herrin Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel School
    (Roman Catholic)
    300 W Monroe St
    Herrin , IL , 62948
    (618)942-4484
    (Roman Catholic)
    8.8  mi  |  295  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Energy Unity Christian School
    (Christian)
    100 E. College Street
    Energy , IL , 62933
    (618)942-3802
    (Christian)
    10.4  mi  |  211  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Energy
    Agape Christian High School
    (Christian)
    Po Box 790
    Energy , IL , 62933
    (618)942-4300
    (Christian)
    10.8  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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