Our mission is to educate children with a stimulating and challenging academic curriculum in a culturally and economically diverse community. We create a safe and nurturing environment for students to grow and to learn, helping them to utilize their full potential and individual gifts. We provide an atmosphere that fosters spiritual grounding in the Christian tradition with respect for the dignity and beliefs of every human being. We promote the concepts of responsible global citizenship and active stewardship for the natural world. Our GiftsSpiritual growth through faith formation grounded in the Christian traditionA loving, caring, supportive environment where childhood is preserve and celebrated
An innovative curriculum and teachers who know and serve each student as they grow academically, socially and spiritually
Development of confident, independent thinkers, people of character, and respectful citizens connected to our local and global communities
A sense of wonder and possibility; where opportunities for discovery abound

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,735
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-5
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 37%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
16 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
(K-2nd grade: jumper and blouse, khaki pants and shirt. Grades 3-5: Skirt, blouse, khaki pants, shirt, tie)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
See website for 2 1/2 year old- 4 year old options $12,467 (Transitional Kindergarten) $13,313 (Kindergarten) $14,735 (Grades 1-5)
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Beth Hardon


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Violin Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:

School Notes

  • A Maryland Green School
  • AIMS Accredited
  • Member of the National Association of Espiscopal Schools
  • Member of the Mid-Atlantic Episcopal Schools Association 

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
I have two children at St. John's. We chose St. John's because of the nurturing environment, specialist teachers, and focus on character development. Our children have benefited from small class sizes and dedicated teachers and staff. We have been extremely pleased with the education our children have received.
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St. John's has the small class room size that children need to thrive academically and interpersonally. The school is rich with tradition and continues to be committed to preserving childhood. The teaching staff is very committed to the school's mission. My daughter is very happy at St. John's and continues to grow in her confidence and academic preparation. Check out the school- you will experience the difference.
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This is a very unique school! I have never seen a school as wonderful and loving as St. Johns! I have two kids at St. John's and they have blossomed at this school. We visited many schools before choosing St. John's and the kids were happier there than any school we visited
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The learning environment at this school is wonderful -- teachers are exceptional and the students are challenged and happy. One of the highlights is the specialist teachers - students work in small groups (half the class for some specials) with a science teacher, art teacher, spanish teacher, technology teacher, PE teacher, music teacher, and librarian. It is a unique place and my kids love it.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,735
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Howard County, MD is $12,200 for elementary schools and $16,794 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Howard County, MD is 75% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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