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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    C
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Sports
    B
1170 Montauk Hwy
West Islip, NY 11795
About St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School...

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
No
Required/Recommended Tests

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$10,725
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
14%
Average Financial Aid
$1,000
From St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School

Founded in 1966, Saint John's High School is a private, Catholic, college preparatory high school in West Islip, New York. Saint John's was voted the Best Catholic School on Long Island in 2016. The school offers a challenging academic program featuring over 30 AP and Honors courses. Students are also able to take college credit courses through unique partnerships with St. John's University, Molloy College, and Adelphi University. With 100% of 2017 graduates being admitted to college, Saint John's prepares all students to succeed in higher education.

St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1180
441 responses
Average ACT
28
110 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.41 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.41 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 136 responses
  • Pep Rally
    24%
  • Decades Day
    17%
  • Spirit Week
    17%
  • Senior Barbaque
    10%
  • Sporting events
    9%
  • Senior BBQ
    7%
  • The alumni pizza party.
    5%

    Students

    Diversity
    B+
    Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
    Students
    1,379
    83%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.47 responses
    70%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.47 responses
    77%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.47 responses

    Teachers

    Student-Teacher Ratio
    13:1
    National
    17:1
    Poll
    69%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.61 responses
    Poll
    90%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.61 responses
    Poll
    79%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.61 responses

    Clubs & Activities

    Clubs & Activities
    B
    Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
    Girls Athletic Participation
    Low
    Boys Athletic Participation
    Low
    83%
    of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.29 responses
    76%
    of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.29 responses
    76%
    of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.29 responses
    Living in the Area
    1. Cost of Living
      C-
    2. Good for Families
      A-
    3. Housing
      C+
    Median Household Income
    $115,513
    National
    $55,322
    Median Rent
    $1,734
    National
    $949
    Median Home Value
    $410,600
    National
    $184,700

    St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School Reviews

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    My daughter just graduated from SJB and she felt well prepared for her next chapter in college. She got into Schreyer Honor College at Penn State, and I thank St John the Baptist for her education and for building up her confidence. She is a great speaker, leading student council for 3 years in a row, while participating in lots of extra curriculum activities. Her beliefs in the Catholic faith has grown so much while attending mass, serving mass, and participating in outreach activities. I am very proud and happy that my son started at SJB. I hope his experience at SJB is as enriching and exciting as it was for his sister. Go Cougars!
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    Attending Saint John the Baptist High School was the best decision I have ever made! As a sophomore I was nervous starting a school with a whole bunch of new students but the faculty and staff made me feel right at home. They helped me find clubs/organizations that best suited me. My favorite part about St John's was the students. Everyone was very friendly and there was never a time where I felt alone. Overall there isn't anything I would want changed with Saint Johns, rather, I hope everything stays the same.
    I wanted to love this school because my daughter loved her Catholic elementary school so much, but it needs work. The AP curriculum, additional programs after Freshman year and the teachers involved are amazing, as well as the clubs and Campus Ministry. There is a serious bullying culture within the school that begins with how freshman are treated by everyone including the administration and continues by students with no repercussions. Drugs and alcohol condoned by many parents are also a serious issue.
    The school could be amazing; it just needs to adopt the values it pretends to teach.