St. John The Baptist School

St. John the Baptist Catholic School, a ministry of St. John the Baptist Church, provides for the spiritual and academic needs of children (Preschool-8th grade) from our parish and community. Working together as parents, faculty, and parish community, we educate the whole child by providing a stimulating, high quality Catholic education in a safe and caring learning environment.
Our commitment is to ensure that each child grows academically, spiritually, socially and emotionally and learns to live the Gospel message.
The primary goal of St. John's School is to form well-rounded Christian students.
We at St. John's always strive to maintain the highest academic standards by regularly updating classroom materials and coordinating the latest technology with the present classroom curriculum.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1877

Student Body

Total Students83 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade St. John The Baptist School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms Required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,725
Tuition NotesOne student- $3725.00 Two Students- $5575.00 Three Student-$6025.00 Preschool Prices Vary by days and time


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountrySoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Beta Club Honor Society, Card Club, Chess Club, Jesus Club, Jr. Associates of ASC, Math Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Children's Choir, Drama Club, Speech Team

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Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to St. John The Baptist School is Faith Baptist School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. Joseph Catholic School (4.7 miles away)
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  • Freeburg
    Grades: PK-8 | 119 students
    4.7 miles
    2 N Alton St
    Freeburg, IL 62243
    (618) 539-3930
    4.7 PK-8
  • Millstadt
    St. James Catholic School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 142 students
    6.8 miles
    412 W Washington St
    Millstadt, IL 62260
    (618) 476-3510
    6.8 PK-8
  • Belleville
    Notre Dame Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-4
    7.1 miles
    200 S. Second St.
    Belleville, IL 62220
    (618) 233-6414
    7.1 PK-4
  • Belleville
    Grades: PK-12 | 48 students
    7.3 miles
    413 E Main St
    Belleville, IL 62220
    (618) 234-3391
    7.3 PK-12
  • Belleville
    Grades: PK-12 | 113 students
    7.3 miles
    219 West Main Street
    Belleville, IL 62220
    (618) 233-7542
    7.3 PK-12

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