St. John The Baptist Catholic School

St. John the Baptist Catholic School and Preschool exist to provide a quality Catholic education that is focused on faith, academics, service, and personal development.
Rigorous academics are an important part of your educational choice, but not the only part.
At St. John the Baptist Catholic School and Preschool, we strive to educate the WHOLE child.
What does that mean? Students are encouraged to soar within their character, to become humans that make the world a better place, to go into the world as stewards working for a bigger cause, and to lead with love.
A 21st century learner is facing unique challenges in this fast-paced quickly changing environment.
St. John's is here to nurture and develop your child to face challenges with confidence while receiving the top level education you desire.

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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
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedreading
Year Founded1959

Student Body

Total Students415 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. John The Baptist Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Navy/Khaki bottoms and white tops)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,300
Tuition NotesCall the school office at 952-890-6604.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAdmissions at St. John's


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Intramural Sports Only, Snowboarding, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballIntramural Sports Only,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Basketball Club, Chess Club, Peer Ministry, Scouting, Ski Club, Spelling Bee, Volleyball K-4

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, School Play

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Girls on the Run, Jump Rope for Heart

School Notes

  • St. John the Baptist Catholic School and Preschool, founded in the teachings of the Catholic Church, support the family in the education of their children. We evangelize and teach our students charity and social justice through discipleship and service. We strive to educate the whole child by attending to their spiritual, moral, intellectual, emotional, and physical needs.

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