St. John School

120 N 79th Street
Seattle, WA 98103-0981
     Tel: (206)783-0337
Grades: PK - 8 | 549 students
St. John School is committed to providing challenging, comprehensive, and relevant learning opportunities grounded in an outcome-based curriculum permeated by a Catholic world view.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported reading and math related differences
Year Founded 1923

Student Body

Total Students 549 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 23%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade St. John School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Average Class Size 25 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform for grades K-8. See web page for details.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 12 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,357
Tuition Notes Tuition rate listed is for parish families. Out of parish families pay $8,457
% on Financial Aid 30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,000
Acceptance Rate 60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Michele C. Thornquist


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountrySoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Band, Chess Club, Children's Choir, Engineering Club, Journalism Club, Math Olympiad, Middle School Drama Club, Schola Choir, Science Club, Speech Team, Technology Club Art Club, Band, Chess Club, Math Olympiad, Schola Choir, Science Club, Speech Team, Children's Choir,
Engineering Club,
Journalism Club,
Middle School Drama Club,
Technology Club,

School Notes:

  • Our students are immersed in an environment fostering a life-long love of learning through excellent religious, academic, and co-curricular activities.
  • Montessori preschool available for 3 to 5 year olds.
  • Year round extended care available for 3 years old through grade five.
  • Physical education, music, library, art, and Spanish for all grades.
  • After school study program for grades 6-8.
  • Full time reading and math specialists for  grades K-8.
  • Accelerated math option for middle school
  • Families of all faiths are welcome

Profile last updated: 02/04/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Blanchet High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori Garden (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Garden (0.6 miles away)
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