St. John the Baptist Catholic School has been a vibrant part of the community since 1843.
Established as the first Catholic school in McHenry County, St.
John is a school rich in history. At St. John we uphold and teach in the Catholic tradition focusing on Gospel values, building community and rendering service.
At St. John the Baptist School our focus is offering a quality Catholic education with a strong emphasis on core subjects: Religion, Reading, English, Phonics, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.
The child's circle of education is completed with stimulating physical education, art appreciation and music programs.
Children must be encouraged and nurtured to fully realize their potential as valued young members of our society.
Our curriculum is designed to offer challenging material presented in a variety of individualized and creative ways.
With average class sizes below those found in larger schools, closer attention to your child's needs can be achieved.
The use of small and large group settings combine to give your child the opportuity to be challenged, grow and accomplish goals.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 100 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5

Student Body

Total Students
100 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. John The Baptist Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. John the Baptist Catholic School has been a vibrant part of the community since 1843. Established as the first Catholic school in McHenry County, St. John is a school rich in history. At St. John we uphold and teach in the Catholic tradition focusing on Gospel values, building community and rendering service. At St. John the Baptist School our focus is offering a quality Catholic education with a strong emphasis on core subjects: Religion, Reading, English, Phonics, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. The child's circle of education is completed with stimulating physical education, art appreciation and music programs. Children must be encouraged and nurtured to fully realize their potential as valued young members of our society. Our curriculum is designed to offer challenging material presented in a variety of individualized and creative ways. With average class sizes below those found in larger schools, closer attention to your child's needs can be achieved. The use of small and large group settings combine to give your child the opportuity to be challenged, grow and accomplish goals.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The application deadline for St. John The Baptist Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 100 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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