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

For New Families

TO:      Families New to SJB                                                           DATE:  May 2019

FROM:  Brian Blomquist, Principal

Back to School Dates

  • Pre-K Open House, 5-6 pm, Wednesday, Aug. 21
  • Buddy Family Picnic, Field 6:00 pm Wednesday, Aug. 21
  • New Parent Orientation, Library 7:30 pm Wednesday, Aug. 21
  • Kindergarten Open House, 11 am to noon, Thursday, Aug. 22
  • First Day of School, 8 am to 3 pm, Wednesday, August 28
  • Back to School Night, 6:00 pm Thursday, August 29
  • Backyard Bash, Family Picnic, 7-9:30 pm, Friday, Sept. 6

School Hours

  • Full Days 8-3                          After Care 3-6
  • Half Days 8-12          Half-Day After Care 12-4
  • Morning Care  7-8

Important Links 

Student Supply Lists
Summer Assignments
Parent Handbook
Child Protection Certification Information 

SJB Sports


Tuition is paid through TADS, a tuition management system

$9,500     Non-Catholic K-8

$8,400     Catholic K-8

$8,650     Catholic Preschool

$9,750     Non-Catholic Preschool

Multi-Child Discounts

Two Children             $600 discount for each child 

Three Children          $1,000 discount for each child

Four Children             $1,200 discount for each child


$150    Book & Technology Fee (per student)

$175    Activity Fee (per family)

$50      Capital Fund

$150    Lunch Duty Buyout

$250    8th Grade Graduation Fee (per student)

$70      7th Grade Field Trip Fee (per student)

$165    6th Grade Outdoor Education Fee (per student)

$10      Directory Fee (per family)

Preschool Fees

$20 Morning Snack for Preschool

$35 Milk Fee

$35 Technology Fee

Tuition Assistance -- Archdiocesan assistance application deadline will be in December.  Catholic parishioners must complete Parish Verification Form each year to receive the Catholic rate. 

Explanation of Fees
  •  Activity Fee ($175 per family) covers playground, cultural arts, school pictures, calendar, yearbook and expenses associated with other activities
  • Book & Technology Fee ($150 per child) covers curriculum and technology needs
  • Milk Fee ($35) is automatically charged for preschool students. Milk must be provided to each preschool student according to state requirements.


  • Names, addresses, and phone numbers are taken from the information entered by families on TADS. The directory is distributed during the first week of school.


  • See Order Form. Milk will be served on day one.
After Care
  • Regular hours: 3-6 pm   Half-Day Hours: 12-4 pm 
  • Available the first day of school
  • Registration: $30 per family paid on TADS. 
  • Complete Sign Up Form and Return to School Office
  • No After Care on half days before vacations: Christmas Vacation (Dec. 19), Easter Vacation (April 17), Summer Vacation (June 13)

 After Care Plans


 Days Per Week

Annual AC Rate   / Sibling

Monthly AC Rate  / Sibling


5 DAYS  

 $ 3,075.00           /          $2,306.25

 $307.50         /           $230.62


4 DAYS  

 $ 2,900.00           /          $2,175.00

 $290.00         /           $217.50


3 DAYS  

 $ 2,505.00           /          $1,878.75

 $250.50         /           $187.87


2 DAYS  

 $ 1,875.00           /         $1,406.25

 $187.50         /           $140.62


 $40 DAILY        /  No Sibling Rate



Health Inventory and Immunization Forms

  • Must have been completed and uploaded on TADS, or immunization form must be downloaded, completed, and sent to the school office


  • Flyers are enclosed. For pictures of school uniforms, go to the uniform page of the website.
  • To buy girls' jumpers, skirts and other items, go to Flynn O'Hara. Tel: 1-800-441-4122 or 301-838- 8958. When ordering online, click on “Your School Store,” log in and enter “St. John the Baptist.” Our particular plaid uniform will show there. Students may wear the polo shirts and sweaters without logos or with SJB logos.
  • SJB logo polo shirts and sweaters can be purchased through Lands’ End at 1-800-469-2222. The SJB Preferred School # 9000-7988-0.
  • PE uniforms are sold by A1 Uniforms, 1-800-334-2205, 4010 Volta Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20722. Group password: THEBAPTIST  
  • The Uniform Bank is a great way to pick up extra uniforms to get you started. Call the school office to make sure someone can open the Uniform Bank for you. 


Drop-Off and Pick-Up Procedures

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