St. John the Evangelist Catholic School

St. John the Evangelist Catholic School Photo #1 - Spiritual development. We attend Mass and adoration weekly, making sure our students have a pivotal role in planning our liturgies. Religion is a core academic subject conducted daily. Students are expected to know Basic Catholic Teachings or BCTs.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School Photo #2 - Advanced Technology
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School Photo #3 - Interactive Smart Boards in all classrooms
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School Photo #4 - STEM class for 1st through 8th grade
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School Photo #5 - Excellent CYO Sports Program: Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Volleyball.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School Photo #6 - Weekly worship opportunities and daily religion class.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School Photo #7 - Preschool for 3 and 4 year olds. St. John the Evangelist's preschool program, offered for three and four-year-olds, provides our youngest children with the opportunity to grow in a positive Christian atmosphere. Our curriculum utilizes D.I.G. (Develop, Inspire, Grow) Curriculum which teaches oral language, active literacy, robust math, science & social studies and social emotional skills.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School Photo #8 - Elementary iPad learning. Students in grade K-6 have access to classroom iPads to for testing, Accelerated Reader, reading and math. Students in Middle School have a 1:1 ratio with iPads.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School Photo #9 - Advanced Technology. Students have access to the latest technology through Promethean boards in the classroom, a computer lab, elementary iPad learning centers, middle school 1:1 iPad ratio, and online curriculum.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School Photo #10 - Welcoming atmosphere for students. Here kindergarten students are paired with their 8th grade buddies to ease them into the school routine and learn from role models.
Jesus Christ is the foundation of our Catholic grade school, therefore, St. John the Evangelist School, in partnership with family and parish is committed to enhancing the dignity of each individual; developing moral values; nurturing emotional and social skills; and fostering academic excellence for every child within a faith-filled environment.
St. John the Evangelist School believes that childhood is the most critical period for the development of attitudes, habits, capabilities, and skills, and that the curriculum encompasses all that a child experiences in his life at school. The pastor, principal, staff, teachers, parents, and other community members lay the foundation for a love of learning, a desire to grow in charity, and the critical thinking skills needed to be a truly educated person.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Education Association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1846

Student Body

Total Students365 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade St. John the Evangelist Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size19 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Details on website)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition rates on the website
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAngie Buchanan
Admissions AssociateJackie Tuley


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Boy, Geography, Girl

Club or Organization:
Academic, Art, Chess, Math, Robotics, Spanish, Spell, Student

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Drama

School Notes

  • Spiritual Development
  • Academic Excellence
  • Advanced Technology
  • A Safe, Supportive, Community Atmosphere
  • Fine Arts & Enrichment Programs for All Students
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