St. John Catholic School

St. John Catholic School offers a vibrant, faith-based academic environment for students in Pre-School through Grade 8.
Guided by St. John Catholic School's core principles of Christ-centered learning and Christ-modeled love, students are taught to embrace Catholic values as they develop into educated community-minded citizens.
With our technology-rich curriculum, we are proud to provide 1:1 Chromebooks for ALL students grades 4-8 and over 1:1 iPads available for all students PreK - 3, STEM Certified
Our dynamic academic curriculum applies current technology and learning strategies to obtain a high level of achievement from its students.
Our exceptional faculty and staff are dedicated to making our students' academic and spiritual development their number one priority.
Our graduates are well-prepared for a bright future using the skills and principles learned at St. John Catholic School to become engaged academic, business and community leaders.
We offer numerous Athletic and Extracurricular Activities.  A tradition for over 150 years, St. John Catholic School is guided by the Archdiocese of Baltimore and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
St. John Catholic School's solid academic curriculum has been developed in concert with the Archdiocesan course of study and regulations of the Maryland State Department of Education.
We nurture and guide our students as we prepare them to be future leaders and disciples.
St. John Catholic School is situated on the thirty-acre Carroll County campus of St. John Catholic Church, located at 45 Monroe Street in Westminster, Maryland.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,151
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. John Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1866

Student Body

Total Students
285 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
St. John Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced Literature, Algebra I
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
St. John School uniform/ gym uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial aid available. Welcome Grants and Referral Grants offered.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Melissa Beaghan

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Student Council, Volleyball Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Band, Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cross Country Running, CYO Basketball

School Notes

  • Saint John School is a Catholic, co-educational elementary (Pre-K3 through 8) school of St. John Roman Catholic Church. We offer a warm and caring enviornment to each of our students. St. John School provides an education rooted in the Roman Catholic faith. This education is grounded in proven academic methodologies and balances personal development with responsibility towards others. The gospel calls us to enkindle our student's spiritual, intellectual, and physical capabilites for the greater honor and glory of God. We believe our students are the future of the church; therefore, we commit to this purpose.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. John Catholic School cost?
St. John Catholic School's tuition is approximately $7,151 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of St. John Catholic School?
The acceptance rate of St. John Catholic School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 82%.
What sports does St. John Catholic School offer?
St. John Catholic School offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Cross Country.
What is St. John Catholic School's ranking?
St. John Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. John Catholic School?
The application deadline for St. John Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,151
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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