The ITBS Iowa Test of Basic stills helps determine how students are performing on nationwide standards, measuring achievement in Reading, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. The exact tests will depend on grade level. The Cognitive Abilities Test measures thinking and problem-solving skills in three areas linked to academic success: verbal reasoning, non-verbal reasoning, and quantitative reasoning.
As a National Blue Ribbon school of Excellence St. John Regional Catholic School students are testing within the top 15% of the country. Although, standardized test scores are not the only measure of a school’s quality. These tests are designed to assess an individual student’s performance compared to all students nationally. Many other factors should affect your decision about which school your child should attend, including: educational philosophy, curriculum quality, teacher credentials, class size, location, cost, availability of resources, discipline policy, opportunities for parental involvement and communications.
HIGH SCHOOL ACCEPTANCE
Year after year, St. John Regional Catholic School graduates are regularly achieving acceptance rate to their families' top choice high schools. Statistically half of our graduating class will continue on to public schools, and they are very well prepared.
other half of the graduating class attend many private area high
schools. Many of whom attend Saint John Catholic Prep right here in
Frederick. Other schools include; St. Maria Goretti, Good Counsel High
School, St. Andrew’s School, Academy of the Holy Cross, Mount De Sales,
Mount Saint Joseph High School, Georgetown Preparatory High School,
Delone High School, and many others. Many of our students are offered
scholarships to attend.