St John The Evangelist School

260 Harrison St
Leonia, NJ 07605-0760
Tel: (201)944-4361
Grades: PK-8 | 175 students
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School provides a climate where faith, trust and love for God and others is encouraged, lived and witnessed; to enable children to develop their potential and to acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to contribute to a just and healthy society and establish structures to work for peace in our world.
St. John School embraces cultural diversity in an atmosphere of understanding and respect.
St. John the Evangelist School is dedicated to the child totally recognizing each child's share in God's life.
This total education must prepare him/her not only for life in the foreseeable future but well into the 21st Century.
School years shape children's understanding and values of themselves and their world.
The teacher's aim is to stimulate a zest for learning among students, to equip them with decision making and critical thinking skills, to help them develop the abilities to question and reason, and to form a positive attitude toward life with a firm desire to be witnesses to Christ.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 175 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St John The Evangelist School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Y C S Fort Lee Education Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Y C S Fort Lee Education Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Green House Preschool & Kindergarten (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Lee
    Grades: NS-PK | 72 students
    0.6 miles
    2070 Jones Road
    Fort Lee, NJ 07024
  • Fort Lee
    Y C S Fort Lee Education Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 71 students
    1.1 miles
    2300 3rd St
    Fort Lee, NJ 07024
  • Fort Lee
    Grades: PK-8 | 284 students
    1.2 miles
    359 Whiteman St
    Fort Lee, NJ 07024
  • Palisades Park
    New Christian Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 225 students
    1.2 miles
    430 Commercial Ave
    Palisades Park, NJ 07650
  • Fort Lee
    Palisades Pre-school & Kng
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 58 students
    1.2 miles
    2324 Fifth Street
    Fort Lee, NJ 07024

School Reviews

St John School provides a positive and safe environment for all students. It is a school in which all teachers are truly dedicated to the spiritual, social, and academic development of their students. Its curriculum is rigorous and engaging. This is an amazing place where children feel welcome and part of a family. St. John school is definetely nourishing a passion for learning in its students.
- Posted by Parent, 02/14/13

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