Our students excel in academic disciplines.
Students grow in
faith and service.
Friendship and
community abounds

Welcome to SJNCS

From our Principal:

Dear Families,

St. John Neumann Catholic School (SJNCS) is a place of diligence and love for learning. Thank you for choosing SJNCS for your children. It is my pleasure to lead and guide this amazing place.

We are all in this together and I appreciate the home-school community at SJNCS. The staff  works very hard for your children to have a fun, faith-filled rigorous learning experience.  It is a true team at SJNCS all working for God’s glory!

My prayer is for each person to feel welcome and loved each day here at SJNCS.  Please add our staff, students, and families to your prayers for a productive and compassionate school year full of growth in mind, body, and spirit.


Dr. Mechelke

Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be establishedProverbs 16:3 

St. John Neumann Catholic School is a Catholic parochial school providing academic excellence, faith formation, and a profound sense of community within the Diocese of Knoxville, TN, serving grades preschool through eight.

Fact Sheet

Our academic program is incredibly strong at SJNCS and our numbers and test scores reflect that. Take a look at our fact sheet!

Take a Tour

Now enrolling preschool through 8th grade. Please call and schedule your tour today!

Why us?

Whether it is through faith development, our challenging curriculum, or service opportunities, students and teachers engage in a learning process that is second to none.


Schedule your campus visit
to learn more about our school.


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at St. John Neumann.


Begin the application process online or download an application.


Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.


Our students range from Pre-Kindergarten
through 8th grade, with an average class size of 16.


Our curriculum goals are illuminated by faith and grounded in scripture and Catholic tradition.


Our 42-acre campus is located in Farragut
West Knoxville, 25 minutes from downtown.


18 of our educators hold advanced
degrees. 11% are minority educators.


Our eighth grade students scored
in the top 1% nationally on the IOWA Test.

Latest News and Events

The 2024 “Off to the Races” Derby Auction raised over $133,000 this year, the largest amount ever raised by far! 🎉🐎 Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and guests for making such an incredible impact on our school and parish.💚

Quarter 2 Outstanding Performance in Academics

We’re excited to recognize students with academic achievement for Quarter Two! In each core subject area, outstanding performance is based on academic achievement, participation and effort. The following students earned Outstanding Performance for Quarter Two: Fifth grade: Math- Olivia B., Allison C., Steven H., Sam 

Catholic Schools Week 2024 Information

It’s almost here!  SJNCS will celebrate Catholic Schools Week January 28- February 3.  The week is always filled with memorable and fun activities for all. You can access the Catholic Schools Week guide using this link.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate