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St. John the Baptist
Catholic School
12319 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20904 | 301-622-3076


Tuition for the 2016-17 School Year  

$7,750 per child - Catholic rate

For registered contributing parishioners with two or more children in the school, the parish offers the following tuition assistance: 

2 children - $1200 

3 children - $3200 

4 children - $4,500 

$8,850 -- non-Catholic rate 

Tuition Assistance

The Archdiocese of Washington and St. John the Baptist offer tuition assistance to students whose families cannot afford to pay the full tuition. Assistance is limited.
The deadline for new families to apply for tuition assistance is Feb. 20. New families may apply online. Go to the Archdiocese of Washington Tuition Assistance page, or go to and click on the "Financial Aid Assessment."   If you have applied to SJB, you can log on to TADS and go to the Financial Aid section.

Many families at St. John the Baptist have applied for – and received – tuition assistance. Last year, 41 students received $39,620 in assistance. There is also $20,000 in tuition assistance through the parish and Home-School Association.


Books $150 per child due August 15
Activity Fee: $175 per family due August 15

Other Requirements

Each family is required to serve lunch-recess duty on five days of the school year. Parents may pay $150 before the year to opt out, or pay $40 for each day that the family does not serve. A sign-up calendar is available from summer through the school year. Volunteers work with staff supervisors during this 40-minute period. Coverage of lunch and recess allows teachers to participate in structured working lunches dedicated to helping students. See the top of page 20 of the Parent Handbook for more information about the Student of Concern (SOC) meetings.

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