We are a R.E.A.L. Catholic community that nurtures the whole child through
academic excellence, 21st Century innovation and active Catholic stewardship.

St. John XXIII Catholic School

We are excited to lead the way in the Diocese of Phoenix as its largest elementary school and are proud of our many accomplishments along the journey:


Outstanding Financial Assistance
One of a small hand-full of Diocese of Phoenix elementary schools to have met 100% of its parent’s financial aide need through CEA!

Consistently Unmatched Test Scores
From the Class of 2013 through the Class of 2023 our classes have each achieved at least the 90th percentile (top 9% of students taking the exam in the world) or HIGHER on the ITBS Complete Composite scores (English, Math, Science and Social Studies).

Amazing Students with Unwavering Faith
38 – Catholic Community Foundation High School Scholarships for outstanding service in the community
18 – CYAA Youth Athletic Championships
77,453 – Water bottles collected for the homeless in the past 3 years
5535 – Turkeys collected for St. Vincent DePaul and our struggling veterans in the past 4 years
25,000+ – Service hours by our middle school in the past 3 years
16,800 – Eucharists received by our students each year at weekly school Masses
1000’s – Impacted each year by our annual 8th grade Mission Trip out of state (the 1st and ONLY one of its kind in the Diocese of Phoenix)

Inspiring Faculty
1 – National Catholic Education Association National Elementary School Teacher of the Year
1 – Arizona English Teachers Association Middle School teacher of the year in the state
1 – Staff member of the year from CAPE (Council for American Private Education)
National Finalist (Top 3 in the country) for the CAPE (Council for American Private Education) Most Innovative Educational Program Award
Arizona Governor’s Recognition and U.S. Congressional Recognition Awards for Most Innovative Educational Program in the state of Arizona
86% – Faculty with a Master’s degree or higher
90% – Faculty with at least 5 years of experience in education

Unparalleled Technology
1st – First 1:1 Paperless middle school iPad program in the state of Arizona
700+  – total devices currently used on campus everyday