Grades: 6-12 | 312 students
'The inter-disciplinary and project-based approach to the curriculum are outstanding attributes of the Middle School Program at Prep.' - Current Prep Parent
Saint John's Preparatory School is a Catholic/Benedictine, co-educational, day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 6-12, with boarding options beginning in the 9th grade.
Saint John's Prep is proud to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization's Diploma Programme.
Our school is a truly a global community.
Students attend Saint John's Prep from the local area, across the United States and from around the world. In fact, 25% of our students come from 17 different countries in 2013-14.
We offer rigorous academics along with spiritual growth. Students also have the opportunity to choose from over 40 different extra-curricular activities, including athletics, theatre, Knowledge Bowl and more! Our school is nestled on 2,700 acre campus is filled with beautiful lakes and woods.
Visit our website for a virtual tour or call to schedule a personalized visit.
We look forward to sharing the many opportunities available to you.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 6-12|
|Offers Post-Graduate Year||Yes|
|Total Students||312 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 19%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||34 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||18 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||AP European History, AP German, AP Literature, AP Spanish,|
|Average SAT score||1877|
|Average ACT score||29|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$15,999|
|Tuition Notes||5 or 7-day boarding also available for US and International students (costs vary)|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$7,405|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Mary Jo Leighton|
|Admissions Associate||Laura Hartog|
|Total Sports Offered||14 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Diving,
Ice Hockey, Nordic Skiing,
Track and Field, Wrestling,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||30 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Band, Biking, Campus Ministry, Canoeing, Chorus, Cross-Country Skiing, Dance, Downhill Skiing, Film Club, German Club, Indoor soccer, Investment Club, Jazz Band, Knowledge Bowl, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Peer Ministry, Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Spanish Club, String Ensemble, Student Government, Swimming, Theatre, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Walking, Weight Lifting, World Club Band, Biking, Canoeing, Chorus, Dance, Film Club, German Club, Indoor soccer, Jazz Band, Knowledge Bowl, Newspaper, Peer Ministry, Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Spanish Club, Swimming, Theatre, Volleyball, Walking, Weight Lifting, World Club, Campus Ministry,
National Honor Society,
- Catholic/Benedictine - All faiths welcome
- College-preparatory school
- Offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization's Diploma Programme
- Global community with students from 17 different countries
- Class of 2016 average ACT score = 29.1
- 44 Extra-curricular activities to choose from
- Beautiful campus set on 2,700 acres of lakes and woods
- 100% of 2016 graduates that applied to a 4 year college/university were accepted.
Nearby Private Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
Saint JosephGrades: K-7 | 129 students
32 W Minnesota St
Saint Joseph, MN 56374
Waite ParkGrades: KG-12 | 24 students
1705 County Road 137
Waite Park, MN 56387
Waite ParkGrades: PK-6 | 97 students
108 6th Ave N
Waite Park, MN 56387
Saint CloudGrades: PK-12 | 19 students
1425 County Road 134
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
Waite ParkGrades: 3-9 | 2 students
301 S 7th St
Waite Park, MN 56387
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