St John Catholic School

1208 Kentucky St
Lawrence, KS 66044-0660
Tel: (785)843-9511
Grades: PK-6 | 283 students
St. John School was the first Catholic elementary school in the city of Lawrence.
The school opened on September 6, 1956 as a parish school for children attending St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Offering a Catholic education for grades 1st-8th, the school opened under the leadership of Sister Owen Marie Falk, Principal, Sister of Charity of Leavenworth.
In 1957, the first 6th grade class of 16 students graduated.
Sister Joan These` Cunningham, SCL, became the second principal of St. John School until 1960 when Sister Angela Marie Domann, SCL, arrived.
In 1961, the first 8th grade class of 31 students graduated.
The St. John Catholic School Benefit Auction has grown into a 2 day event held at St. John School located at 1208 Kentucky, Lawrence, KS. The school is a 501 not for profit organization for the benefit of children attending St. John School, a Pre K - 6th grade, two section school with more than 260 students.
St. John School is accredited through the North Central Association and the State of Kansas.
All teachers and administration are state certified teachers.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students 283 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade St John Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Veritas Christian School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori Childrens House (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Childrens House (1 miles away)
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    3.4 miles
    4601 Clinton Pkwy
    Lawrence, KS 66047
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