St. John's Preparatory School

72 Spring Street
Danvers, MA 01923-0192
     Tel: (978)774-1050
Grades: 9 - 12 | 1200 students
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St. John's Preparatory School is a Xaverian Brothers sponsored secondary school for young men.
Founded in 1907, St. John's offers a rigorous academic program, leadership training, opportunities for spiritual growth, extensive extracurricular activities, a variety of intramural sports, and a highly successful athletic program.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1907

Student Body

Total Students 1200 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade St. John

Academics and Faculty

Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 21 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki or dark pants, collared shirt, dress shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,950
% on Financial Aid 30%
Admissions Director Sarah Powers


Total Sports Offered 20 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Winter Track, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
GolfIce Hockey,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWater Polo,
Winter TrackWrestling,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. More than 50 clubs including everything from Model UN and Academic Bowl to the aviation, photography, epicurian, surfing and fishing clubs. photography, epicurian, More than 50 clubs including everything from Model UN and Academic Bowl to the aviation,
surfing and fishing clubs.,

School Notes:

  • 175-acre campus with wireless Internet access throughout
  • Spacious library and technology center
  • State-of-the-art classrooms equipped with interactive whiteboards and related instructional technology
  • Six science labs
  • 1:1 student iPad program begins Spetember 2013
  • Electives include War & Peace in a Dangerous World, Race & Gender, Neuroscience, Robotics, Journalism and more
  • Four foreign languages including Chinese, German, Latin and Spanish
  • Award-winning fine arts program with painting, sculture, ceramics, drama, and music
  • Opportunities for foreign travel
  • Vibrant Campus Ministry Center with extensive opportunities for students to become involved in service work, locally, across the United States and abroad
  • New 4+ acre synthetic turf athletic field

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Clark School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Small World Learning Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Small World Learning Center (0.9 miles away)
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  • DanversSmall World Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    132 North St
    DanversMA 01923
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    0.9 mi | 51 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • DanversSt. Mary Of The Annunciation
      (Roman Catholic)
    14 Otis Street
    DanversMA 01923
      (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 293 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • DanversStepping Stones Nursery School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    46 Cherry St
    DanversMA 01923
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.4 mi | 42 students | Gr. K-1                      
  • DanversPlumfield Academy
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    123 Dayton Street
    DanversMA 01923
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    1.5 mi | 24 students | Gr. 1-8                      
  • RowleyClark School
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    14 Forest Ridge Drive
    RowleyMA 01969
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    2 mi | 121 students | Gr. K-12                      

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