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


Tuition 2017-18 


Catholic Rate $7,950

Non-Catholic Rate $9,050


Catholic Rate $8,200

Non-Catholic Rate $9,300

Multiple-Child Assistance

Two children $1,200

Three children $3,200

Four Children $4,500

Cost of two Catholic K-8 children would be $14,700, and the cost of three would be $20,650.

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. 

New families must apply for tuition assistance by Feb. 5, 2018. The application deadline for existing families has passed.

Go to the Archdiocese of Washington Tuition Assistance page, or go to and click on the "Financial Aid Assessment."   If you have a TADS account, 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.

The Parish Assistance and Verification Form must be completed and returned to the school office in order to be considered for parish assistance. 


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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