Vision & Mission

Beliefs, Mission and Vision Statements

St. John Catholic School Westminster

Mission, Vision and the St. John Difference

Our Mission:

The mission of St. John Catholic School is to inspire all students to become Disciples of Christ through an engaging, nurturing, and exemplary education-one child at a time.

Our Vision:

St. John Catholic School will be recognized as Carroll County’s preeminent school of choice founded on the advancement of academic excellence and faith formation.

The St. John Difference:

  • Dedicated to fostering the Catholic Faith and Academic Excellence for over 150 years.
  • Focused on nourishing the Soul, Mind and Body of our students.
  • Highly qualified and dedicated faculty  teach 21st Century Curriculum and skills to prepare our graduates to become engaged, academic, business and community leaders.
  • Student : Teacher Ratio= 11:1   (262 students, 25 faculty)
  • Spanish Immersion Course for students in Grades Kindergarten through 8th.
  • Rigorous technology-integrated curriculum
  • Enriched Music and Arts Classes
  • Resource and Enrichment Programs
  • NEW Innovation Lab facilitating kinesthetic learning
  • STEM Classes for all students Grades Pre-K3 through 8th.
  • Offer a variety of Academic, Sports, Music and Arts extra-curricular activities.
  • Interactive SMART boards in every classroom
  • 192 Ipads
  • 1:1 Ipads for all middle school students (grades 5 through 8)
  • 150 Chromebooks NEW Fall 2019
  • 1:1 Chromebooks for all middle school students (grades 5 through 8). Fall 2019
  • 1:1 Ipads for all students in grades 3 and 4. NEW Fall 2019
  • 100% 8th Grade Graduation Rate
  • 100% of 2018 Graduates Accepted at their First-Choice High School
  • 150+ Years of Excellence in Catholic Education



Archdiocese of Baltimore Division of Catholic Schools

Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore provide a Christ-centered education that is academically excellent and empowers students to reach their full potential –spiritually, intellectually, physically, socially, and morally. Fostered through robust collaboration among all stakeholders, the mission is accomplished through accountable leadership at all levels, ongoing and coordinated strategic planning, centralized efficiencies, and financial sustainability.

Mission Statement:

Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore provide a Christ-centered education that is academically excellent and empowers students to reach their full potential –spiritually, intellectually, physically, socially, and morally. Fostered through robust collaboration among all stakeholders, the mission is accomplished through accountable leadership at all levels, ongoing and coordinated strategic planning, centralized efficiencies, and financial sustainability.

Visit the Archdiocese of Baltimore at http://www.archbalt.org/schools/committee/index.cfm