Photo of SJB kindergarten teacher with her students.

Academics

Our Schoolwide Learning Expectations

A St. John's student is a faith-filled Catholic who:
  • Participates actively and consciously in liturgical celebrations and the sacraments.
  • Makes use of a variety of prayer forms.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Serves others as guided by the social teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Uses effective strategies for moral decision-making.
A St. John's student is a lifelong learner who:
  • Demonstrates competency in subject matter as defined by state and diocesan standards.
  • Analyzes and evaluates information to solve problems in an effective and creative manner.
  • Utilizes technology to gain knowledge through research and demonstrate understanding of content.
  • Writes articulate, compelling, imaginative compositions in a variety of genres.
  • Speaks to an audience with confidence and poise.
  • Listens attentively, asks questions and responds appropriately to teachers and peers.
  • Communicates using different forms of expression, including music, visual arts, performing arts, literature, and technology.
  • Sets goals, uses organizational tools, and evaluates progress.
A St. John's student is a responsible citizen and self-respecting person who:
  • Demonstrates self-control, good sportsmanship, and a cooperative attitude.
  • Understands and respects basic civic rights and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of global events and social issues and their implications for social justice.
  • Demonstrates understanding of appropriate digital citizenship.
  • Responds to challenges with confidence and recognizes personal strengths.
  • Takes pride in their school, academic endeavors, and personal integrity.
A St. John's student is a healthy person who:
  • Makes healthy choices regarding nutrition, drug use, and personal hygiene.
  • Maintains a personal level of physical fitness. 
Male student at St. John the Baptist Catholic School

We had three children graduate from SJB and felt that they were all well-prepared, challenged, and given the workload required to succeed in high school at the highest level."

The O'Haras '12, '14, '16

Girl student at St. John the Baptist Catholic School.