Academics at St. John Regional Catholic School

St. John Regional Catholic School, is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence and is accredited by Advanced Ed. and Southern States Association of Colleges and Schools. We provide a strong academic program that incorporates Catholic identity in all subject areas. Our curriculum is based on the Elementary Course of Study as prescribed by the Archdiocese of Baltimore. It is aligned with national standards and the regulations of the Maryland State Department of Education for non-public schools. Our academic program includes grades Pre-K through grade 8. Each grade level incorporates content and activities that are developmentally appropriate.

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St. John Regional Catholic School follows the Archdiocese of Baltimore curriculum which is designed to prepare students to be Catholic, College, and Career ready. To learn more please visit our curriculum page

Early Education (Pre-K 3&4):

The preschool program at St. John Regional Catholic School offers your child everything that educational researchers say a great program must provide: oral language, development through speaking and listening, a print-rich environment, and much more! To learn more please visit our early education page


The St. John Regional Catholic School Kindergarten program is highly academic while also nurturing each child’s social development through the use of centers and structured, creative play.  To learn more please visit our lower school page.

Lower School (K-4th grades):

A variety of strategies and projects are used to teach the academic subjects within the lower school. These include analyzing, writing, memorizing, performing, summarizing, and much more! To learn more please visit our lower school page.

Upper School (5th – 8th grades):

Students in Middle School learn in a departmentalized setting taught by teachers who specialize in particular subject areas. To learn more please visit our Upper School page

Student Performance:

Year after year St. John Regional Catholic School graduates are regularly achieving acceptance rates to their family’s top choice of high schools. To learn more please visit our student performance page.

Student Services:

At SJRCS there are a number of resources available to support our students from guidance to health. To learn more please visit our student services page. 


The SJRCS STEM Program is designed to prepare and inspire all of our students to become critical thinkers through the use of problem-solving and project-based learning. Learn more by visiting our STEM page.

Ready to Explore St. John Regional Catholic School?

Located in Frederick, Maryland St. John Regional Catholic School is a private Catholic school for students in preschool through Eighth Grade. To learn more about our school and the admissions process for the upcoming school year we encourage you to contact our Admissions Office.

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