St John The Evangelist Catholic School

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St John The Evangelist Catholic School Photo #1 - Our Blessed Mother and her son, Jesus, are at the heart of all instruction and activities at St. John Catholic School.
  • Saint John Catholic School is a preschool through fifth grade elementary school situated in historic Bellefonte Pennsylvania.
  • We strive to instruct our students in a Christian environment that is nurturing to both their minds and souls.
  • At Saint John Catholic School, children can learn under a dedicated staff in the presence of the Holy Spirit.
  • Feel free to browse our site, and email or call us if you have questions or would like your child to join our Christian community of young learners.
  • Saint John the Evangelist Catholic School understands the importance of a Christian education, and our teachers and administrators work to ensure every child is brought up in the light of Christ.
  • In the tradition of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the mission of Saint John the Evangelist Catholic School is to provide a foundation rich in the teachings of the Roman Catholic faith.
  • The school encourages responsibility, academic excellence, individuality, service and, above all, respect.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded1890

Student Body

Total Students132 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St John The Evangelist Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki and Navy)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,975
Tuition NotesNon-Catholic rate is $2375/year. Opportunities exist for student aid.

School Notes

Saint John Catholic School is a preschool through fifth grade elementary school situated in historic Bellefonte Pennsylvania. We strive to instruct our students in a Christian environment that is nurturing to both their minds and souls. At Saint John Catholic School, children can learn under a dedicated staff in the presence of the Holy Spirit. Feel free to browse our site, and email or call us if you have questions or would like your child to join our Christian community of young learners. Saint John the Evangelist Catholic School understands the importance of a Christian education, and our teachers and administrators work to ensure every child is brought up in the light of Christ. In the tradition of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the mission of Saint John the Evangelist Catholic School is to provide a foundation rich in the teachings of the Roman Catholic faith. The school encourages responsibility, academic excellence, individuality, service and, above all, respect.

We believe:

  • Every child is a gift from God made in his image and likeness.
  • Every child has unique talents and is capable of learning.
  • Students should experience spiritual, academic, and physical growth each day.
  • Prayer, service and liturgical experiences are integral to the school.
  • Instruction and assessment will be of the highest quality and provide for the diverse needs and abilities of our students.
  • Staff development should be an ongoing process that enhances instruction and increases student achievement.
  • Faculty and staff will serve as strong Christian role models, guiding our students with love and discipline.
  • Students, staff and parents will show respect for God, themselves and others.
  • Parents, parishioners and community play a vital role in the success of our school and the growth of each student.

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bellefonte
    Grades: PK-12 | 137 students
    0.4 miles
    100 Hertzler Dr
    Bellefonte, PA 16823
    (814) 355-7805
    0.4 PK-12
    137
  • State College
    Grades: NS | 31 students
    6.7 miles
    138 Lime Rock Ter
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 861-3988
    6.7 NS
    31
  • State College
    Mt. Nittany Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-K | 54 students
    7.2 miles
    1500 E Branch Rd
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 234-3938
    7.2 PK-K
    54
  • State College
    Learning Station
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 20 students
    7.4 miles
    3035 Enterprise Dr
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 237-5652
    7.4 PK-K
    20
  • Centre Hall
    Grades: PK-12 | 57 students
    7.6 miles
    132 The Meadows Dr
    Centre Hall, PA 16828
    (800) 641-7529
    7.6 PK-12
    57

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