Mission & Vision


Educating in a joyful Catholic community of faith, hope and love, Saint John's Catholic Preparatory School prepares our students to be leaders with good hearts and discerning spirits as they pursue truth, academic excellence and service to humanity.


As a prestigious, independent Catholic, college preparatory school, Saint John's is dedicated to the development and eduation of the total student and sensitive to the needs of each student and a diverse society. Saint John's fosters a commitment to academic excellence, service, and leadership while inspirting lifelong learners.

Saint John's Catholic Prep's Vision is shaped by our five pillars:

Faith, Leadership, Scholarship, Honor, and Service.

Faith is the realization of what is hopeful and evidence of the things not seen. Hebrews 11:1


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 - 2018


Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel. Mark 16:14


...Be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may discern what is the will of god, what is good and pleasing and perfect.ROMANS 12:2


Much is expected of those entrusted with much. Luke 12:48


This is what the Lord requires of you: act with justice, love with kindness and walk humbly with God. Micah 6:8