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St. John's Preparatory School

St. John's Preparatory School is a coeducational private Catholic alternative boarding school for students in grades 6 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural

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Overview

St. John's Preparatory School says

"Established in 1857, Saint John’s Prep is a Catholic/Benedictine co-educational International Baccalaureate boarding school for students in grades 6-12, with boarding available beginning in 9th grade. We also offer a post-graduate program. Emphasizing academic rigor and spiritual growth, Saint John’s Prep attracts students from across the United States and from around the world." Celebrating our 157th year of educating students, Saint John’s Prep is a Catholic/Benedictine co-educational International Baccalaureate boarding school for students in grades 6-12 and offers a post-graduate program. Boarding is available for students in grades 9-12. Five day and seven day options are available. All weekend breaks can be covered by trips or host family stays, except for Christmas. With an emphasis on academic rigor and spiritual growth, Saint John’s Prep attracts students from the local area, across United States and from around the world.The high school shares the campus with Saint John’s University, a premiere liberal arts college. The resulting additional opportunities include the chance to take authentic college classes, and provides full access to the athletic facilities, the college library, dining facilities, etc.Saint John’s Prep is located on 2,700 acres in central Minnesota, 70 miles northwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Incoming 9th grade students may apply for one of five Headmaster Scholarships based on their academic, athletic, leadership and extra-curricular activities. A science scholarship and theatre scholarship are also available. New resident students attend week-long Orientation Program to become familiar with campus, register for classes, meet other students and more.

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Finance

Tuition

Grades Cost Term
High School $32,354 Annual

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Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (320) 363-3315
Email
  jklosterman@sjprep.net

Academics

Academics

Test Scores

1630 25th percentile score for the SAT Composite

2060 75th percentile score for the SAT Composite

2070 Average score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 313
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 22
7 33
8 27
9 63
10 60
11 56
12 52

St. John's Preparatory School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing St. John's Preparatory School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 13 : 1
Average Class Size 16
Gender 50% Male / 50% Female
Dress Code Casual
Percent Boarding 29%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 74%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 24%

Extracurriculars

  • Dance Club
  • Film Club
  • German Club
  • Jazz Band
  • Spanish Club
  • Student Government
  • Theater
  • Yearbook

Associations & Memberships

The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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