Jocelyn Kearl

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Tuesday, 12 January 2016 12:18

Uniforms

Saint Paul's Place is the sole authorized distributor of uniforms for Saint John the Baptist Elementary. Saint Paul’s Place is located inside Juan Diego Catholic High School and is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7:45am-3:30pm (closed Wednesday). Saint Paul’s Place was developed as a tax-exempt, wear-tested garments cost-saving for families.

Additionally, the store offers casual wear, spirit items and gifts with school logos.

Saint Paul’s Place can be reached at 801-984-7647 or .
Saint Pauls Place webstore

pdf2016-2017 Uniform Policy

pdf2016-2017 Shoe Guidelines

pdf2016 Uniform Swap

pdfSaint Paul's Place (Uniforms & More!): Back to School Calendar

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 11:53

Special Needs Scholarship

The Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarships is a state-funded program that provides private school scholarships to K-12 students with disabilities. Saint John the Baptist Elementary participates in this Carson Smith Scholarship program to the extent that it can adequately meet a student’s individual needs. To qualify, a student must:

  • Be a Utah resident.
  • Apply and be accepted to Saint John the Baptist Elementary.
  • Be eligible for an IEP (Individual Education Plan) from the local school district. Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarships are not guaranteed and are subject to availability of state funds.
  • Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarship funds may not cover Saint John the Baptist Elementary’s tuition rate. Recipients of the Carson Smith Scholarship who are not capable of paying the remaining tuition balance, need to apply for tuition assistance/financial aid.

Find out more about the Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarship Program.

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 11:52

Enrollment Policy

Application packets for the following school year will be available on September 15 of the current year and must be received by the Friday before Presidents’ Day (February) to be considered for openings. Please note that applications will be accepted after the Friday before Presidents’ Day as openings may occur between acceptance of new students and the beginning of the following school year. Students from prior waiting lists will not be considered for enrollment; parents must submit updated information annually. Students will be placed on Saint John the Baptist Elementary’s waiting list according to the priorities below, then by date of submission of completed application packet. Students may not apply unless they will be of school age on September 1 in accordance with the admittance policy as per Utah’s Kindergarten Entry Cutoff Date. Admittance of students in good standing will be based according to the following priorities, as deemed by the Diocese of Salt Lake City, as space is available and at the discretion of Saint John the Baptist Elementary’s administration:

1. Children presently enrolled.
2. Siblings of students enrolled at Saint John the Baptist Elementary.
3. Children of active members of Catholic parishes without a school (Saint John the Baptist, Saint Thomas More, etc.), siblings of Saint John the Baptist Middle School and Juan Diego Catholic High School, and out-of-town applicants currently attending a Catholic school.
4. Children of Catholic parishes with a school.
5. Children from non-Catholic families.

New applicants must provide a birth certificate, sacramental certificates (Baptism, First Communion – if applicable) and proof of all necessary immunizations to be on file before a child is admitted. A physical examination is also required for all incoming students. Students entering grades 1-5 must present evidence of satisfactory conduct and academic achievement from the previous school attended. All students are admitted on a one-year probationary status. If students do not perform at an acceptable level, both academically and/or behaviorally, their admission may be terminated. Saint John the Baptist Elementary does not have special education classes and is not able to provide an adequate program for serious learning disabilities.

To qualify as a parishioner, parents and their child must be:

1. Registered in the parish,
2. Baptized in the Catholic faith,
3. Attend Mass regularly, and
4. Support the parish in the best way they can, whether monetarily or in service.

Saint John the Baptist Catholic Elementary complies with the regulations on the disabled (Section #504 ofthe Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1989) to the extent that they may apply to private educational programs.

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 11:48

Educational Assessment

Kindergarten Readiness Screening/Educational Assessment: Students applying for Kindergarten through Fifth Grade are required to complete a Readiness Screening/Educational Assessment, which will be administered on Saturday, Feburary 24, 2018 at 9:00am. The following assessments are used to screen potential students:

Kindergarten:

  • Brigance Screening

1st Grade:

  • Educational Assessment Packet (includes Reading Language Arts and Math)
  • DIBELS Next: Kindergarten 2nd Assessment for First Sound Fluency, Letter Naming Fluency, Phoneme Segmentation Fluency & Nonsense Word Fluency.
  • Words Their Way Primary Spelling Inventory

2nd Grade:

  • DIBELS Next: 1st Grade 2nd Assessment for Nonsense Word Fluency & Oral Reading Fluency
  • STAR Math Test
  • STAR Reading Test
  • Words Their Way Primary Spelling Inventory

3rd Grade:

  • DIBELS Next: 2nd Grade 2nd Assessment for Oral Reading Fluency
  • STAR Math Test
  • STAR Reading Test
  • Writing Prompt

4th Grade:

  • DIBELS Next: 3rd Grade 2nd Assessment for Oral Reading Fluency
  • STAR Math Test
  • STAR Reading Test
  • Writing Prompt

5th Grade:

  • DIBELS Next: 4th Grade 2nd Assessment for Oral Reading Fluency
  • STAR Math Test
  • STAR Reading Test
  • Writing Prompt

What the Tests Assess

  • DIBELS: Reading Fluency
  • STAR Math Test: Math Level
  • STAR Reading Test: Reading Level
  • Words Their Way Qualitative Spelling Inventory: Spelling Patterns
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 11:16

Patty Brenneisen

Spanish

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Tuesday, 12 January 2016 11:15

Jennifer Hall

PE

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Tuesday, 12 January 2016 11:15

Amy Pernich

Music

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Tuesday, 12 January 2016 11:12

Denise Page

Computer

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Tuesday, 12 January 2016 11:11

Maggie Dinehart

Art

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Tuesday, 12 January 2016 11:10

Janet Tetzloff

5th Grade

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