Challenging the Intellect, Nourishing the Spirit for over 60 years - Saint John the Baptist Catholic School in Healdsburg is dedicated to continuing the work of Christ while providing each individual with the opportunity to achieve academic excellence and make a positive contribution in the world.
The Catholic Church, through the ministry of the Catholic School, teaches Gospel values. Children of all faiths who appreciate the morals, principles, and ideals of a Catholic education have opportunities to experience care and concern for themselves, classmates, family, and local/global communities.
The needs of the whole child are addressed through a Catholic education using a variety of strategies that develop the spiritual, academic, cultural, social, emotional, physical, and artistic facets of each individual.
The school, partnered with the parents, supports each child in the process of growing, while developing an appreciation for life-long learning and service to the local and global community.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 290 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,975
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 27 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 History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia
Year Founded
1950
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
290 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
St. John The Baptist Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
15%
Average Class Size
27 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial Aid available
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,900
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Cinnamon Valenzuela

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Coding and Programming

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Music, Musical Theatre

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Physical Education

School Notes

Why Choose SJS

High-Achieving Students

  • 100% of recent graduates receive honors their first semester at Cardinal Newman High School.
  • Advanced student scores on standardized testing.

On-Campus Technology and Resources

  • Laptop computers in all grades. 
  • Interactive SMART boards in every classroom including Music.
  • Superior on-campus library and gymnasium.

Supportive Teachers

  • Small class size with teacher assistants at every grade level to ensure low student to teacher ratio.
  • Two teacher assistants in grades Transitional-Kindergarten and Kindergarten for even smaller ratio.
  • Full-time Resource specialist in the Learning Center to provide best opportunities for every child to find success and accomodate all levels of learning. 
  • Affordable before and after school child care with the option of tutorial programs and study hall.

Arts and Athletic Opportunities

  • Foreign language, art, music, technology and physical education as part of core curriculum.
  • Competitive athletic program.
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 $6,975 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of St. John The Baptist Catholic School?

The acceptance rate of St. John The Baptist Catholic School is 100%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.

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

St. John The Baptist Catholic School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Golf, 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 and Oldest founding date.

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: 290 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,975
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Sonoma County, CA is $10,315 for elementary schools and $17,585 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Sonoma County, CA is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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