Serving the Harrison community with a faith-filled education since 1872

St. John is a Special Place

St. John the Baptist is a Catholic, coed elementary school in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati offering Preschool through 8th grade.

Our community enjoys a deep history and tradition, providing a quality Catholic education to students in families within Harrison and the surrounding communities in Ohio and Indiana.

Teacher-Student Ratio


St. John is dedicated to small class sizes to meet the varying needs of our learners.


3, 4 and 5

Three, four and five-year-old Preschool classes are offered.

Top Scores

SJB students consistently score in the top 25% of Archdiocesan standardized tests.

Special Services

Supportive services are offered, including Intervention Specialists, Gifted Specialists, Counselor, Reading Specialist, Occupational and Speech Specialists. Partnered with OptimALL Learning.


Technology ratio for students in grades K - 8 is 1:1. 


“We cannot be more pleased with the teachers and academic curriculum. It has challenged our daughter and she is gaining study habits as well as time management skills that will carry over to high school. The teachers make themselves available for questions and extra support.”

Jill Paul Parent

“The teachers, staff, and parents are kind, helpful and always there for the kids and parents. Because of this, I have seen my children grow and excel.”

Beth Marks Parent

“As a former student of St. John’s, I can attest to the experience my children receive currently at St. John’s. I know my children are receiving an amazing well rounded education that will prepare them for the future.”

Melissa Wood Parent

Teacher and Student

508 Park Ave., Harrison, Ohio 45030
Phone: 513.367.6826  -  Fax: 513.572.9413 
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St. John The Baptist where children develop their unique, God-given academic and interpersonal talents

We're committed to educating our students academically, spiritually, socially, physically, and emotionally to develop their full potential. We serve families in Harrison and surrounding communities in Ohio and Indiana, providing an environment where students learn to live the message of Jesus Christ.