St John The Baptist Catholic Elementary School

Tel: (618)937-2017
Grades: PK-8 | 97 students
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. John’s Parish and the surrounding communities in their primary responsibility for the education and character formation of their children.
St. John’s administration and faculty shall dedicate themselves to the development and implementation of quality education programs in a Catholic environment.
St. John’s School welcomes students of all faiths whose parents and guardians understand and respect its special mission.
The goal of St. John’s 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 Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 97 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St John The Baptist Catholic Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private 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 Grades Students
  • West Frankfort
    Grades: K-12 | 37 students
    2.5 miles
    1345 Ezra St
    West Frankfort, IL 62896
  • Thompsonville
    Thompsonville Christian School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: 1-10 | 26 students
    8.6 miles
    Po Box 53
    Thompsonville, IL 62890
  • Herrin
    Grades: K-9 | 295 students
    8.8 miles
    300 W Monroe St
    Herrin, IL 62948
  • Energy
    Grades: 9-12 | 56 students
    10.4 miles
    Po Box 790
    Energy, IL 62933
  • Energy
    Grades: PK-8 | 211 students
    10.4 miles
    100 E. College Street
    Energy, IL 62933

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