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Formed in Community

 All students must LEARN to effectively interact with adults and peers at school and in the community.  Community engagement leads students to grow in their LOVE for God and others and gives opportunities for responsible ACTion now and as our future leaders.



  • Whole-child approach to education seeks to develop students who are well-rounded and prepared for all life will throw at them 


  • 8:1 student-faculty ratio, average class size of 14 students, and opportunities to interact across grade levels produce a strong sense of community among all students and adults within our building


  • Public speaking training and opportunities create emphasis on leadership, responsibility, social development, and independence


  • All students, regardless of athletic ability, can find a role on our sports teams, yet teams remain competitive and further develop "Panther Pride"


  • Academic success is recognized and valued by students; It is “cool to be smart


  • Variety of extracurricular activities give each student a place to shine as they learn beyond the classroom; 93% of students participate in at least one school extracurricular such as Chess Club, Battle of the Books, athletics, band, drama, Quiz Bowl and many more



  • Dedicated, highly qualified teachers invest in our students and lead by example


  • Safe, structured environment inspires self-discipline and minimizes negative behaviors and bullying


  • Shared values and strong friendships lead to inclusion and accountability among a diverse student population


  • Anyone can find their place at SJCS

    • 14% of students receive free or reduced lunches

    • 13% of students receive financial aid

    • 1/3 of students from ethnic minority groups

    • 5 different primary languages spoken in homes

    • Diverse academic needs are met in all grades and subjects



  • Opportunities abound for students to collaborate with others through National Junior Honor Society,  Student Council,  Community Service, leadership classes, "Orders," church service, competitive athletics, and many other activities


  • Dedicated time for prayer, worship, reflection, and mindfulness, on a daily basis


  • Recess time at all grade levels promotes peer interaction and provides opportunities for problem-solving and conflict resolution


  • Proven success of our graduates in academics, athletics, and careers

Now learn how we form students...
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