Saint John School

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Celebrating 50 years of Catholic education with an emphasis on academic excellence, faith development and community for students in pre-school through grade 6.
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Celebrating 50 years of Catholic education with an emphasis on academic excellence, faith development and community for students in pre-school through grade 6.
The after-school program features art, crafts, outdoor play along with enrichment courses including language courses (Latin/Mandarin), STEM related courses, animal explorers, Lego Robotics and Sports Club.
Saint John School educates the whole child to include faith development and social/emotional as well as character education. Explicit teaching and reinforcement of values, social skills and conflict resolution are included as part of character education appropriate to the developmental age of the child.
Kindergarten literacy includes Wilson's Foundations Program for letter/sound association and letter formations. Guided Reading where children read at individual levels with centers-based activities for phonemic awareness  are offered daily. Foreign language spanish instruction begins in kindergarten.
Saint John School offers an education rooted in the Catholic faith, while welcoming students from any faith. Our early childhood program begins in pre-school for children age 3 and extends through our upper-grade students in grade 6.
The after-school program features a wide range of activities, clubs, sports and enrichment courses. Enrichment classes are offered on a trimester session basis fall-winter and spring. Sports Club and Drama Club are joined by academic focused courses including Latin or Mandarin, STEM related courses as well as Lego Robotics.
Saint John School has access to Warren Recreation fields and gymnasium for after-school sports club and upper-grade gym classes. Their facilities offer rock climbing walls, basketball court and soccer fields.
Directed by our STEM specialist and dedicated science lab offers students the hands-on experience of scientific discovery. Using the scientific method outline students in upper-grades prepare a group or individual science experiment presentation to be shared with younger students and the parent community each spring. Saint John School participates  in the Wellesley Science Expo sponsored by WEF.
The Saint John School early childhood program is unique in that our youngest learners experience changing classes learning from specialist teachers for art, music and gym  in addition to their regular classroom teachers. Pre-school and pre-kindergarten students come together with the entire school community several times throughout the year for concerts and events and attend all monthly Assemblies.
All students perform in the Christmas Concert, an annual traditional event. All families, faculty and friends are invited for a delightful holiday celebration. First grade students reenact the First Christmas and the birth of Jesus.  Upper-grade students and the student chorus lead younger students in this community wide event.
Saint John School offers a program deeply rooted in Catholic tradition with an emphasis on academic excellence, faith development and community to children from preschool through grade six.
As educators, we are devoted to the intellectual, physical, emotional, social and spiritual growth of each of our students.
Before and after-school programs available for students pre-kindergarten through grade 6 including activity and sports clubs, foreign language and STEM related enrichment courses.
Early childhood offers a flexible morning drop-off and separate classes for Art, Music and Technology.
Financial aid available based on need.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning differences
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 182 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Saint John School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
86%
Average Class Size 17 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniforms navy khakis and polo shirts for boys and plaid jumpers and white shirts for girls)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Judy Lewis
Admissions Associate Peg Fischer

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, Intramural Sports OnlyBasketballIntramural Sports Only,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After-School Course: Latin/Mandarin Language, After-school Art, After-school Sports, Animal Explorers Club and American Girl Doll Club, Archery Club, Chorus, Lego Robotics Club Archery Club, Chorus, After-School Course: Latin/Mandarin Language,
After-school Art,
After-school Sports,
Animal Explorers Club and American Girl Doll Club,
Lego Robotics Club,

School Notes

  • Celebrating 50 years of Catholic education with an emphasis on academic excellence, faith development and community.
  • Saint John School educates children from pre-school through grade six.
  • Saint John School enrolls 183 students pre-school through grade 6.
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