St. John the Baptist School provides general academic programs to students in pre-kindergarten through grade eight. Established in 1893, the school s staff includes a pastor, principal, business manager, receptionist, nurse and athletic director. Its sports activities include cross-country, cheerleading and basketball. The school also offers counseling and extended-day care services. St. John the Baptist School operates a parent-teacher organization that conducts various fundraising activities and programs. Its instrumental music program provides music lessons on instruments, such as the flute, clarinet, saxophone and trumpet. The school publishes a school newspaper for students. It features a library that offers a range of books and reference materials. In addition, St. John the Baptist School conducts drama and science programs. It is located in Peabody, Mass.