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About SJCP

Saint John's Catholic Prep -- Your premier private high school located in Frederick, Maryland!

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As Maryland's oldest Catholic high school, all of us recognize our responsibility to continually strive for excellence in providing a comprehensive education to our students. We will work diligently to provide a joyful, robust and invitational Catholic education to prepare our students for college and for life. ~ Thomas H. Powell

Saint John's at a Glance

SJCP by the Numbers 

15

Average Number of Students per Class  

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio  

273

Students Enrolled  

20

Advanced Placement Courses Offered  

25

Teams - Championship Athletic Program Participating in MIAA & IAAM  

20+

Clubs and Organizations  

Class of 2020 

$6.3

Millon in Academic and Athletic College Scholarships Awarded  

100%

College Applicant Acceptance  

11,846+

Hours of Collective Community Service  

88

Graduates Attended 58 Colleges & Universities in 20 States  

43%

are Attended Private Colleges & Universities  

15%

of Graduates Participated in NCAA Athletics  

Graduate Profile

Transportation

Saint John's Catholic Prep School Bus

5-Year SAT Scores Comparison

2017 - 2021 SAT Scores 2017* 2018* 2019* 2020 2021
Saint John's Catholic Prep 1190 1180 1160 1164 1088
Frederick County 1126 1149 1058 ** **
Maryland 1046 1066 1041 1029 1073
National 1020 1049 1039 1051 1060

*2017-2019 SAT scores reflect a change in scoring from a 3-part test to a 2-part test

** NOT REPORTED

 

Current 2021-2022 Enrollment : 273

12th Grade: 75
11th Grade: 66
10th Grade: 71
9th Grade: 61

Financial Assistance & Scholarships:

$874,492 - Total need-based aid and merit scholarships

60% of students receive scholarships and need-based financial aid

Student Population:

64% Catholic / 28% Other Faiths / 8% Unknown

Demographics: 77% Caucasian, 6% Asian/Pacific Islander, 8% Multi-Racial, 9% African American, and 7% Hispanic

Faculty & Staff:

31 responsible for teaching/learning process
62% with advanced degrees
69% Catholic / 31% Other Faiths

2020-2021 Charitable Income

Annual Fund: $98,623

Soiree: $69,119

Booster Club: $16,553

Funded approximately 15% of expenses not covered by tuition fees.

Where Our Students are From:

The school draws from a wide geographic area encompassing Frederick, Maryland, its surrounding counties, and the states of Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Currently, Saint John's is hosting international students from China, South Korea, and Vietnam.