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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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 132 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,975
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded
1890

Student Body

Total Students
132 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
St. John The Evangelist Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
17 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Khaki and Navy

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Non-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.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 132 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,975
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $10,554 for elementary schools and $16,347 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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