St. John The Evangelist School

260 Harrison St,
Leonia, NJ, 07605-0760
Tel: (201)944-4361
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 Kindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 179 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 71%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. John The Evangelist School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Y C S Fort Lee Education Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Green House Preschool & Kindergarten (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Palisades Pre-school & Kng (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fort Lee Green House Preschool & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    2070 Jones Road
    Fort Lee , NJ , 07024
    (201)944-6655
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.6  mi  |  162  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Fort Lee
    Y C S Fort Lee Education Center
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    2300 3rd St
    Fort Lee , NJ , 07024
    (201)944-6608
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1.1  mi  |  71  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Fort Lee
    Christ The Teacher Interparochial School
    (Roman Catholic)
    359 Whiteman St
    Fort Lee , NJ , 07024
    (201)944-0421
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.2  mi  |  219  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Palisades Park New Christian Academy
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    430 Commercial Ave
    Palisades Park , NJ , 07650
    (201)592-8611
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    1.2  mi  |  205  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Fort Lee Palisades Pre-school & Kng
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    2324 Fifth Street
    Fort Lee , NJ , 07024
    (201)947-3898
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1.2  mi  |  58  students  |  Gr.  PK-K

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 14, 2013 - 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

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