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9-12
Private
Buckeystown, MD
Students enrolled: 260
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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3989 Buckeystown Pike
Buckeystown, MD 21717

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(301) 662-4210
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March 23, 2014
I am also "a parent" and would like to respond to the other "parent" who posted in Feb. The school board has two parents as members. Of course there are no teachers on the board; find another private school in the country that has such a set-up! The administration has definitely become more strict this year so I'm not sure "fickle" is really the case, evidenced by the five recent suspensions and one expulsion. Complaints below are probably coming from the parent of one of these students.

- submitted by a parent
February 21, 2014
This school is on its way out. It has not much direction. Teachers are text book only and no latest greatest things. Always asking for money or donations of things when this is suppose to be a new school with new things has a hefty price tag to attend. No real PTA, Board members have been the same forever no terms no teachers on board no budget has been seen? I feel to send a child here now you are taking a big risk of not being able to finish due to unstable budget and management

- submitted by a parent
February 12, 2014
This school is still at square one Not a lot to offer my son went here and now My grandchild no stimulating of the mind If to do it again I would send my son and grandson To public school and save my money I feel its better to go to public they offer more

- submitted by a community member
February 11, 2014
This is a small school with limited resources. The administration is completely fickle when it comes to the expectations of student behavior and the consequences of inappropriate actions by changing the rules as needed. Favoritism and discrimination is very prevalent among the leaders of the school. They are more concerned about bringing in money than the well being of their students, which is why tuition increases every year. The core cirriculum classes are taught well, however, if you are looking to expand your children's interests in non-core related material, this school is not for you. They do not have the resources to offer a class for all students. My advice, enroll your child in the Frederick County Public school system, which has been ranked #5 in Maryland!

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2011
This school has great teachers and is much better than any public school in the area.

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2004
St. John's school in academicaly geared to students of high intelligence. It havs a very good curriculia and innovative learning approach.

- submitted by a parent
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Saint John's Catholic Prep
3989 Buckeystown Pike, Buckeystown, MD  21717
(301) 662-4210
Last modified Saint John's Catholic Prep is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
Saint John's Catholic Prep Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top