St. John The Baptist Catholic School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedADD, ADHD, Dyslexia
Year Founded1950

Student Body

Total Students225 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeSt. John The Baptist Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
15%
Average Class Size23 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,760
Tuition NotesFinancial Aid available
% on Financial Aid
22%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,900
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAnne Seppi

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club

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.
  • 90% student participation in extracurricular activities such as band, theater productions, chess and athletics.

On-Campus Technology and Resources

  • Laptop computers in upper grades, IPads to be introduced early 2014.
  • 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 Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten for even smaller ratio.
  • Full-time counselor to provide best opportunities for every child to find success.
  • Full-time resource specialist to accommodate 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.

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The average private school tuition in California is $11,360 for elementary schools and $19,235 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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