St. John’s College High School

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2607 Military Road NW
Chevy Chase, District Of Columbia 20015



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FROM THE School Guide

St. John’s College High School is an independent, Catholic, Lasallian, coeducational, college preparatory school. We are committed to academic excellence and preparing students for lives of leadership, achievement, and service. Our graduates have a 100 percent college acceptance rate, and the Class of 2020 earned $34 million in scholarships.

We have expanded and invested approximately $45 million in capital improvements, including the Donatelli Center for the Visual and Performing Arts (2016), the Cap Mona Family Student Center (2017), and the Center for Performance and Leadership (2020).

Unique to St. John’s are the Cadet Corps Leadership Program and the Entrepreneurial Center for Innovation and Social Impact housed in the new facility. Also included is a training center, indoor turf, batting cages, state-of-the-art locker rooms, crew training, and the Athletic Hall of Fame.

With our robust programs, we are committed to a philosophy of developing leadership in all aspects of the St. John’s experience.

Enter to learn, leave to serve.

Grades: 9-12
Gender: Co-ed
Total number of students: 1,200
Average class size: 20
Student/teacher ratio: 12:1
Religious affiliation: Catholic/Lasallian Tradition
Seniors with National Merit recognition: 12
Grade foreign language first offered: 9
Languages offered: Spanish, French, Latin
Lowest tuition for 5-day students: $21,490
Annual tuition for grade 12: $21,490
Students receiving financial aid: 39%
Uniform: Yes
Bus transportation: Yes
Number of AP courses offered: 24
Students scoring 3+ on AP exams: 79%
Varsity sports: Baseball, baseball, basketball (boys and girls), crew (fall and spring), cross country, equestrian team, field hockey, football, golf, ice hockey (boys and girls), lacrosse (boys and girls), rugby, soccer (boys and girls), softball, swim and dive, tennis (boys and girls), track & field (indoor and outdoor), volleyball, wrestling
Number of art studios: 2
Theater productions per year: 2-3
Music ensembles: 20
Accreditations/Affiliations: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington
Annual applications per opening: 4:1
Founded: 1851