Saint John the Evangelist Catholic School will be closed for the remainder of the school year in an effort to protect our community from the spread of COVID-19.Stay up-to-date

Welcome to St. John the Evangelist School

Spiritual formation is the foundation of St. John the Evangelist School. We integrate Catholic virtues in all aspects of our school culture. Working together with families and the parish community, we encourage students to serve others. With an awareness of Catholic social justice, we establish an understanding of the world in which we live.

Enrollment Open for 2020-2021

Enrollment Open for 2020-2021

We are accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year.


National Field Day

National Field Day

Field day must go on! Will be participating in the
OPEN National Field Day event on Tuesday, June 3!


SJES eLearning

SJES eLearning

Diocesan schools will begin eLearning on Wednesday, March 18th.



  • Letter from OCS
    Please click on the link to read an important letter from Joseph E. Vorbach III, PhD, ME, Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Arlington.
  • School Uniforms
    UNIFORM INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLSSUMMER 2020 WE ARE NOW SHIPPING (for free!)First and foremost, we are excited to announce that we have begun shipping online and phone orders from our Philadelphia distribution center!  Please note that delivery times will be delayed as we work back up to full operational capacity.  FlynnO’Hara will continue to offer Free Shipping on
  • May Crowning
    Dear Families, Please take a sneak peak at our May Crowning on Facebook.And view it in its entirety with this link to the YouTube video.  Happy Mother’s Day to all our wonderful moms!
  • Bishop’s Mass
    Dear Families, Bishop Burbidge will celebrate Mass next Wednesday, May 6th at 10 AM from the Cathedral for all parish school communities.  The Mass will be live-streamed from the Diocese’s Facebook and YouTube Channel. We would love for you to tune in!
  • Jump Rope for Heart Prizes
    Hello Parents,As with everything right now, the American Heart Association Jump Rope for Heart prizes will be delayed.  If your student qualified for a gift that had to be sent to the school it will not arrive until August.  I am very sorry for the delay and the American Heart Association sends their apologies as well. Please know they
  • OPEN National Field Day
    Dear Families, I am excited to announce that our school community will be participating in theOPEN National Field Day event on Friday, May 8th!  Field Day is an important tradition at our school. It is a significant day for our students and our staff, and we feel that in these incredibly challenging times this national event
  • Video Message from Principal Please click on the above video to see Mr. Macdonald’s first video message.  Also, Mrs. Karhoff is working hard on updating the website.  Please check it out for e-learning FAQs and e-learning tutorials. We hope your families are well, safe, and preparing for this Holy Week.  God Bless.
  • Letter from Superintendent of Schools
    Dear Parents, Please see the attached letter from the Office of Catholic Schools Superintendent. Have a nice evening.
  • FACTS Grant & Scholarship Applications
    Dear Families, Good Afternoon. The Office of Catholic Schools remains committed to doing everything possible to make Catholic education possible for families in need. This being said, the deadline for 2020-2021 elementary FACTS Grant & Aid applications has been extended to Friday, April 17, 2020.  Families are encouraged to submit as soon as they are able in advance
  • Message from Bishop Burbidge
    Dear Parents,  Please view this link to a YouTube video from Bishop Burbidge:

Upcoming Events

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One week from today! Get your running shoes on! Field Day 2020 approacheth! Contact Mrs. Worley for more details!

Also! Don’t forget to submit your entry for the virtual talent show! Due TOMORROW!

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"Who, more than self, their country loved, and mercy more than life."

Happy Memorial Day, St. John’s.

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Want to show off the talents you’ve been cultivating while we’ve been apart? Upload a video to our very own private St. John’s Talent Show site below!

-Post videos anytime between now and May 28th.

-Each St. Johns student or student and family can participate.

-Videos should be limited to 5 minutes so everyone who would like to participate, may.

-Keep in mind your audience. We are a Catholic elementary and middle school. 😉

-Please feel free to sing a song, play an instrument, do magic tricks, recite poetry, do a comedy act, display art, do a one act play with family members, share a cooking or science project project, perform a dance or gymnastics routine,m etc. There are many ways creativity has been expressed through these challenging times. We are excited to see what you have been doing.

-If you have questions please contact Mrs. Gould at
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It’s not too late to purchase yearbooks online, St. John’s! The cost is $18 per yearbook, and the deadline to order yearbooks is June 5th. Yearbooks will be delivered to the school by June 8th, at which point we will let you know when they are available for pick up!

Go to the following link to purchase your copy.

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This Ascension Thursday, let them be born in wonder.

The school year may be drawing to a close, but we should never stop learning, wondering, striving. Let us reflect on Jesus’ Ascension into Heaven and marvel at the beauty of his creation.

#sjesva #learning #growing #wondering #AscensionThursday
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