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Developing leaders with good hearts and discerning spirits

The college preparatory curriculum at Saint John’s Catholic Prep consists of the core subjects - Mathematics, Science, English, Social Studies, World Languages, and Theology. Physical Education, Technology, and Fine Arts are also required. Students may select electives in major subject areas in addition to required courses.

In order to challenge each student appropriately, and allow each student to work to his or her full potential, Saint John’s provides college prep, honors, Advanced Placement, and Dual Enrollment courses. The general academic courses are designed to strengthen skills required in a college preparatory program ,while the honors courses, offered in English, Mathematics, World Languages, Science, and Social Studies, provide progressively greater challenges and more in-depth study. Qualified students are strongly encouraged to take Advanced Placement courses offered in English, Mathematics, Science, Government, and World Languages. Advanced Placement courses may allow students to earn valuable college credits. Seniors with a GPA of 3.25 or higher are invited to take Dual enrollment classes at the Frederick campus of Mount St. Mary’s or apply for a full senior/freshman year at the Emmitsburg campus. Are you interested in attending or enrolling your student? Stop by our open house event on Sunday, November 5, 2023.

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Academic Leadership

Jill Seaman

Jill Seaman

Assistant Head of School, Teacher
Shannon Hunter

Shannon Hunter

Dean of Students