Why St. John Berchmans Catholic School?

When stepping onto our campus, you and your student will feel our supportive and encouraging community wrapped in our deeply-honored Catholic tradition. You’ll quickly experience and understand why we say, “Kindness is practiced here.”

Since 1949, SJB faculty and staff have invested their lives into students to help them grow intellectually, spiritually, and socially. We prepare students for success in this life and for eternity. Our curriculum is rigorous – shaping students into creative problem-solvers. Our community is authentic and loving – leading students to selflessly serve their neighbors.

If you’re looking for an intellectually-stimulating atmosphere that reinforces your family’s values and develops the whole student, we invite you to discover SJB today.

preschool

Preschool

SJB’s early childhood program emphasizes the social, academic, spiritual, and physical development of our little ones.

Elementary

From kindergarten through 5th grade, SJB elementary students have many opportunities for learning, exploration, and living out their faith.

Middle

Middle School at SJB provides the complete package as we guide and shape young minds spiritually, emotionally, and academically.

FOUNDED 1949

ENROLLMENT: 195

FACULTY & STAFF: 30

10-TIME STATE SCIENCE
OLYMPIAD CHAMPIONS

FACULTY WITH MASTERS DEGREES

INVESTMENTS IN NEW TECHNOLOGY AND CAMPUS UPGRADES

Spiritual growth

Our students' spiritual development is a priority. In all of their experiences, students are discipled to grow in their relationship with Christ.

student life

SJB students enjoy a variety of athletics, clubs, and organizations that enable them to grow physically, intellectually, and socially.

Charlotte8th Grade Student
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"St. John Berchman’s School has the best Catholic education in Shreveport. We also have outstanding staff members with an incredible student family. We have a superior S.T.R.E.A.M. curriculum, and we value our acts of service throughout all ages. All and all, SJB is the best choice of K3-8th schools in all of Shreveport."
Mozel ByrdParent
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"St. John's is active in the faith formation of students. We appreciate how the middle school team of teachers coordinate with one another to always incorporate religion into each core subject lessons, whenever possible."
Claudia ParkTeacher
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"I have been a teacher at SJB for 25 years, most of that time in first grade. The most amazing thing about SJB is that we strive to educate the entire child--socially, emotionally, spiritually, and academically. My greatest joy to date was when a student with academic challenges came to me to tell me that she was all grown up, learning to make good choices, happy, and thankful for her time at St. John Berchmans!"
Kate5th Grade Student
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"Why do people like St. John Berchmans so much? I like St. John Berchmans, because of the friendships I have made, the classes, the activities, and the amazing teachers. Without all of these things, SJB would not be the school I know and love!"
Rick & Traci BullockParents
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"This will be our third year at SJB. We have loved everything about the school, from the teachers, administration and Father Peter's involvement with the students. Our daughter has received a well rounded education and continues to thrive at SJB. From the moment you walk through the doors you and your child will feel welcomed and accepted by all. Kindness is truly practiced here!"
Maddie BoddenTeacher
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"I joined the St. John Berchmans family only a year ago, and I honestly can say that I have my dream job working alongside some incredible teachers who all absolutely love their jobs and are dedicated wholeheartedly to making an impact on these children’s lives. Catholic education has always had a special place in my heart, as I am an alumna myself. I know that this is the exact school environment that I can only hope my own kids are surrounded with one day. SJB is definitely one of a kind!"
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