SJA Mission Statement: Saint John the Apostle Catholic School is a diverse community, centered in Christ, partnered with parents, committed to preparing the whole child for a lifetime of learning and service to others.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked OR School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 212 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,462
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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

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School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Resource Teacher on staff
Year Founded
1844

Student Body

Total Students
212 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
St. John The Apostle Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size
22 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
All sports listed are through CYO

School Notes

  • PHILOSOPHY:  SJA Catholic School recognizes the spiritual, academic, physical, and social emotional diversity of each student and of all humanity. The learning environment is rooted in the teachings of the Catholic Church. 
  • This philosophy for students of SJA is accomplished through:
  • Social/emotional development  SJA students are expected to respond to the community through self-discipline, self-confidence, compassion and commitment.
  • Spiritual qualities  As one in Christ, Saint John the Apostle students learn how to glorify God and grow spiritually through loving service.
  • Academic attributes  In an environment grounded in Catholicism, students become life-long learners who are articulate, creative, and knowledgeable problem-solvers, critical thinkers and decision-makers.
  • Physical countenance  Being made in the image and likeness of God, SJA students are led to respect the uniqueness of their bodies and the bodies of others as temples of the Holy Spirit.Student
  • LEARNING EXPECTATIONS:
  • A student of St. John the Apostle Catholic School is able to:
  • Model Catholic beliefs by:
  • Learning what the Catholic Church teaches and why.
  • Using Catholic Church teachings to make choices.
  • Respecting and caring for God`s people and creation.
  • Display responsibility for learning by:
  • Exhibiting willingness and motivation to learn.
  • Applying learning to new situations, while using critical thinking and questioning skills.
  • Effectively communicating in a variety of forms.
  • Communicate understanding kindness and compassion toward others by:
  • Seeking peaceful resolution to conflict while accepting ownership.
  • Showing safe, respectful, and responsible community membership.in the faith-filled setting.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked OR School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 212 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,462
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Clackamas County, OR is $8,202 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Clackamas County, OR is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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