St. John's Catholic Prep

About St. John's Catholic Prep


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 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


15 - Average Number of Students per Class
9:1 Student to Faculty Ratio
281 Students Enrolled
16 Advanced Placement Courses Offered
26 Teams - Championship Athletic Program Participating in MIAA & IAAM
20+ Clubs and Organizations

$6.3 Million 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

Current 2020-2021 Enrollment : 290
12th Grade: 63 (29 male/34 female)
11th Grade: 77 (38 male/39 female)
10th Grade: 69 (40 male/29 female)
9th Grade: 81 (34 male/47 female)

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:
39 responsible for teaching/learning process
64% with advanced degrees (4 with Ph.D.’s)
69% Catholic / 31% Other Faiths

2019-2020 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 and its surrounding counties, and the states of Virginia and West Virginia. Currently, Saint John's is hosting international students from China, South Korea, and Vietnam.

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