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St. John Academy

Private | PK-8 | 263 students

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $817,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,645.

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Posted April 19, 2012

This school is one of the best schools in the area by far. From the community to the academics - completely top rate. My kids actually LOVE to go to school in the morning. SJA is one of the strongest Catholic schools in the area. We are getting a new Headmaster (Fall 2012) - Fr. Scalia is still the Pastor - still runs the show. Wonderful person. Very involved with the school and the kids.
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Posted August 23, 2011

Without a doubt SJA is the most amazing school, the Catholic ethos is embedded in all that they do, very subtly, and as a result both my boys have received a wonderful education and excellent grades. As a parent volunteer I have experienced first hand how the school is a fundamental part of the community, we have been wholeheartedly welcomed and integrated seamlessly. This is the best upbringing any family could ask for.
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Posted March 18, 2011

As a parent of two children that attended St. John Academy from Kindergarten through 8th grade, I have to say that the experience has been wonderful. My children left SJA eager to handle life as a high school student, and were well equipped to take honors and AP classes. The facutly and staff are great for the most part, and I love the foundation of the Catholic faith that the schools instills in the children.
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Posted November 25, 2009

SJA is the best school on the planet. Wonderful environment, seasoned teachers, a fabulous headmaster and the best families in No Va!!!
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Posted May 14, 2008

St John's is a great school and the Head Master is on top of every education need. We are very happy with the teachers and priests of the school.
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  • Computer lab

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  • Spanish
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:00 am
School end time
  • 3:00 pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school: ends at 6:00 p.m.
Age at which early childhood or Pre-K program begins
  • 3 years old
Gender
  • Coed
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Affiliation
  • Roman catholic
Associations
  • NCEA

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Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

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  • Spanish

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School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Library
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  • Diocese of Arlington
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6422 Linway Ter
McLean, VA 22101
Phone: (703) 356-7554

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