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 ipads for ALL students grades 5-8 and over 190 ipads total, state of the art 3D printers and are Google and Microsoft certified.
We are adding an Innovation Lab for the Fall of 17-18 as well as a Robotics course as we continue to evolve and elevate our curriculum as we prepare our students for future success.
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 to our students including Robotics, Lego Robotics, Lego's, Art Club, Running Club, Equestrian Club, CYO co-ed Basketball and many more.
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 nuture 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1866

Student Body

Total Students260 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade St. John Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses2 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAdvanced Literature, Algebra I
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(St. John School uniform/ gym uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,475
Tuition NotesFinancial aid available. Welcome Grants and Referral Grants offered.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDianne Wrobel


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
EquestrianTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Book Club, Drama Club, Lego Club, Lego Robotics Club, Robotics Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Band, Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
cross country running, CYO Basketball, Equestrian Club, Running Club

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.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westminster
    Grades: PK-12 | 331 students
    1.5 miles
    550 Baltimore Blvd
    Westminster, MD 21157
    (410) 876-3838
    1.5 PK-12
  • Westminster
    Crest Lane Sda Church School
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    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: 3-8 | 9 students
    2.8 miles
    324 Crest Lane
    Westminster, MD 21157
    (410) 840-4240
    2.8 3-8
  • Baltimore
    Grades: NS-12 | 613 students
    24 miles
    822 W Lake Ave
    Baltimore, MD 21210
    (410) 377-5192
    24 NS-12
  • Bel Air
     St. Margaret School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 665 students
    34.4 miles
    205 N Hickory Avenue
    Bel Air, MD 21014
    (410) 879-1113
    34.4 PK-8
  • Cockeysville
    Grades: PK-8 | 296 students
    20.5 miles
    105 Church Ln
    Cockeysville, MD 21030
    (410) 683-0600
    20.5 PK-8

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The average private school tuition in Maryland is $10,739 for elementary schools and $16,601 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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