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St. John the Beloved Academy

Saint John the Beloved Academy is a co-educational Catholic liberal arts school for children in preschool through eighth grade in the Catholic Diocese of Arlington. Our liberal arts curriculum is rooted in a Catholic humanist tradition, a unique academic and evangelical approach to Catholic education, which instills in students an understanding of their inherent dignity as children of God, and the intellectual freedom to seek and recognize Truth. We strive to fulfill our mission by ensuring that our school motto, “Fides, Scientia, et Gaudium” is woven into every aspect of our curriculum.

  • Co-educational preschool – 8th grade
  • Preschool and Pre-K program for 3-4 year olds
  • Lunch options include: Hot Lunch provided by YAY Lunches, Chick-fil-A Monday, and pizza Friday
  • Tuition assistance available
  • Small class sizes with teacher aides in every classroom (Average class size of 21, boasting a 8:1 student-teacher ratio)
  • Strong parent-teacher relationship and communication
  • Excellent, mission-driven faculty
  • Beautiful campus featuring a large outdoor playground and fields
  • House System cultivates the mission, friendship and fun
  • Rigorous Liberal Arts curriculum
  • Classical curriculum in Language Arts for the Middle School
  • Latin offered to middle school students
  • Daily and weekly: Spanish, music, physical education, library, art and technology classes
  • Multiple recess times to enhance student concentration
  • Many teachers Orton-Gillingham trained
  • Daily 5 Instruction in Language Arts for the Lower School
  • Experienced Resource room and teachers available
  • Singapore Math
  • Advanced Math in the middle school, including Algebra
  • Natural Sciences instruction
  • Catholic religious instruction daily including Chapel time

For more information, visit the Academy website: https://stjohnacademy.org/