St. John Xxiii Catholic School
Tel: (262) 284-2441
St. John XXIII Catholic School continues a 163-year tradition of instilling Catholic values and academic excellence for students and families in the community.
Our faculty and staff are committed to building a solid foundation for life for students in grades preschool through 8th grades.
Our curriculum accommodates students' diverse learning styles and prepares them to excel beyond our doors using "real world" tools.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
Other religious school association(s)
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||198 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 31%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||15 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||15 students|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$3,549|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition is pro-rated for multiple students enrolled. Tuition Assistance is available.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Admissions Director||Julie Pannemann|
|Total Sports Offered||2 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, VolleyballBasketball, Volleyball,|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||9 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Boy & Girl Scouts, Lego Club, Spanish Club
Arts and Music Programs:
5th Grade Band, 6th - 8th Grade Concert Band, Choir, Jazz Band
Recreational Athletic Programs:
5th - 8th Grade Girls' & Boys' Basketball, 5th - 8th Grade Girls' & Boys' Volleyball
- St. John XXIII Catholic school is a destination to serve, love, learn, and lead as disciples of Christ. Our commitment to academic excellence, service, discipleship and community promotes student success. Every child is nurtured, challenged and known as an individual.
- Our curriculum includes Reading, Math (including Pre-Algebra & Algebra), Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Religion, Technology, Physical Education, Art, and Music. Spanish is offered to students in K-8th grades. Beginning Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, & Guitar are are avaialble to student in grades 5 - 8.
- STEAM concepts (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math) are integrated throughout our curriculum.In addition to the regular curriculum, middle-school students have the opportunity of choosing two additional electives in the areas of fine arts, STEAM/Makerspace, or extended learning/enrichment help. Fine arts electives include mallet madness/world drumming, music technology/video creation, and theater/drama.
- Through the application of appropriate educational research, our fully certified staff strives to create an integrated subject approach. Additionally, we employ a standardized testing program to constantly evaluate and improve our course offerings.
- Instructor/Student Ratio: The average class size at SJ23 is 16 students. The instructional faculty to student ratio is 1:11.
- Technology at SJ23 enhances traditional and hands-on teaching methods to further our students` educational journey both in and outside the classroom. Students use ipads, MacBooks, laptops and chromebooks in the STEAM labs and classrooms to accomplish curricula goals and become respectful, knowledgeable digital citizens.
- Our STEAM lab is a student-centered environment dedicated to a deeper understanding of real-world concepts and their relationship to each other. The STEAM concept explores Science and Technology, through Engineering and the Arts, all based in Mathematical elements. This hands-on, inquiry approach encourages our K - 8th grade students to investigate and solve real-world problems by incorporating language, fine arts, and music in addition to traditional STEM curriculum.
- Student Support at SJ23 means we support students` individual learning needs and help them reach their highest potential by providing one-on-one and small-group student enrichment. In grades five to eight we have regularly scheduled FLEX time for intervention, project time, reteaching, acceleration, and enrichment. We nurture our students` emotional and social growth weekly through individual or group counseling opportunities that focus on relationships, adolescent challenges, healthy minds and bodies, as well as other topics that promote positive social and emotional growth.
- Service, Discipleship, & Communityis what we are about. All students in K - 8th grade participate in weekly Mass or prayer services and numerous service projects throughout the year. At the Upper Campus, students also participate in retreats, work in the the St. Peter`s Food Pantry, serve at St. Ben`s, and serve in many other areas of our local and global communities.Middle-school students are required to fulfill a fixed number of service hours each year.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Port Washington Grades: PK-8 | 65 students
217 N Freeman Drive
Port Washington, WI 53074
(262) 284-2131 2 PK-8
- Antigo Grades: PK-8 | 237 students
419 6th Ave
Antigo, WI 54409
(715) 623-4835 135.1 PK-8
- Antigo Grades: NS-8 | 102 students
300 Lincoln St
Antigo, WI 54409
(715) 623-2200 135.2 NS-8
- Appleton Grades: PK-8 | 273 students
W2796 County Road Kk
Appleton, WI 54915
(920) 733-2651 62 PK-8
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