St. John the Baptist Catholic School, or SJB, is a TK through 8th grade private school located in Costa Mesa, California with robust academic programs.In the noble tradition of Catholic education, with Christ as teacher and guide in pursuit of knowledge and Truth, St. John the Baptist Catholic School prepares the way for students to embrace the fullness of God`s love in this world and in Heaven.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 546 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,718
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1959
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
546 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
St. John The Baptist Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
24 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Summer Program Cost
$400
Summer Program Cost Notes
for a 3 week session
Admissions Director
Jennifer Butscher

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess, Dance, Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Advanced Choirs, Children's Choir, Drama, Handbells

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Soccer, Swim

School Notes

  • The mission of St. John the Baptist Catholic School is to provide a Christ-centered environment for its students which stresses academic success, self-discipline and Gospel values. This is accomplished by creating a cooperative environment with the faculty and parents in order that the students can experience learning and living in the light of the Catholic Faith. Thus they may become self-directed and responsible individuals who will promote the love of God in service of their neighbor.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. John The Baptist Catholic School cost?

St. John The Baptist Catholic School's tuition is approximately $7,718 for private students and $400 for summer students.

What sports does St. John The Baptist Catholic School offer?

St. John The Baptist Catholic School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Softball, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is St. John The Baptist Catholic School's ranking?

St. John The Baptist Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for St. John The Baptist Catholic School?

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)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 546 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,718
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Costa Mesa, CA is $12,048 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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