Established in 1853, St. John Elementary/Middle School is an educational institution that serves students in kindergarten through grade eight. It offers academic courses in English, math, science and social studies. The school offers many athletic programs, such as dance and cheerleading squads. St. John Elementary/Middle School operates a student council that provides a range of community services. In addition, it offers a variety of stationery items, such as pencils, rubbers, sharpeners, pens, pencil boxes and bags. The school maintains a staff of certified faculty members. Located in Plaquemine, La., St. John Elementary/Middle School is a part of the St. John Interparochial School, which owns and operates a high school.