St. John’s College High School

Address: 2607 Military Road NW, Chevy Chase DC 20015, Maryland, United States

Accredited by:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Brief Overview

Founded in 1851, St. John’s College High School is a military school in Washington DC. It is the oldest JROTC school in the United States.

The school is affiliated with Roman Catholic institutions. It is the second oldest Christian Brothers school in the US.

The faculty of about 75 staff is highly educated. 70% hold a master’s degree or higher.

Unlike most military schools the JROTC program is optional and therefore about half of the students participate.

St. John’s is a large school with over 1,100 students enrolled at the urban 30-acre campus.

Other Military Schools Grades Students Faculty
University of South Carolina AROTC College 45,000 1,600
University of Nebraska Lincoln NROTC College 25,000 1,500
University of Florida NROTC College 50,000 5,000
Illinois State University ROTC College 20,000 3,000
Montana State University ROTC College 14,000 2,000