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Founding Year: 1961

School Motto: Academics, Character & Faith

School Colors: Blue & Gold

Students Served: Preschool – 8th Grade

Total Student Body: 170

Student Diversity: 40%

Average Class Size: 15

School Hours:

Monday – Friday
Preschool: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m.
K-4: 8:00 a.m. – 3:05 p.m.
5-8: 8:00 a.m. – 3:20 p.m.

Extended Day: Available before/after school hours

Chapel Service: Every Wednesday

Uniform Requirement: Kindergarten – 8th

Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 35%

Full Time Faculty: 29

Part Time Faculty: 4

Teachers with Advanced Degrees: 50%

Accreditation: AIMS


High Schools our 8th graders were accepted into in the last few years:

The Academy of the Holy Cross
Bullis School
Connelly School of the Holy Child
DeMatha Catholic High School
Georgetown Preparatory School
Glenelg Country School
Gonzaga College High School
Holton-Arms School
Landon School

McDonough School
Mercersburg Academy 
Miss Porter’s School
National Cathedral School
Our Lady of Good Counsel High School
Sidwell Friends School
St. Albans School
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
St. John’s College High School
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart

1:1 Technology  

Leadership Opportunities:
Student Council, Student Ambassadors, Team Captains

Sports Opportunities:
Soccer, Cross Country, Basketball

Afterschool Enrichment:
Art, Drama, Band, STEM

Traditions at St. John’s:
Big and Little Buddy Program
Declamation Days (Grades 3 – 8)
Traits for Success
Community Service
Blue and Gold Teams
Spirit Week & Field Day
Out-of-Uniform Days
Field Day
International Festival
Baccalaureate Service