St John's Episcopal School
|School Membership(s)||National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
State or regional independent school association
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild Learning Differences|
|Total Students||649 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||13% (CA School Avg.: 43%)|
|Students by Grade|
|Academics and Faculty|
|Total Classroom Teachers||58 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1 (National school avg.: 13:1)|
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||24%|
|Average Class Size||22 students|
|Classroom dress code||Formal
|Finances and Admission|
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||There are graduated-tuition levels according to grade; ECC, Elementary School, or Middle School.|
|Admissions Director||Gwen Croce|
|Admissions Associate||Gaylene MacRae|
|Total Sports Offered||6 sports|
|Track and Field||Volleyball|
- Small Class Sizes - St. John's prides itself with providing its students with an educational experience that pays attention to individual needs. This is accomplished with small class sizes and instructional aides in Kindergarten - 5th Grade. Class sizes in Grades 6th-8th are reduced in Math and Writing to a ratio of 13:1.
- Challenging Academics - St. John's curriculum is designed to challenge each student to attain their personal best. Students in Grades 1-8 are ability-grouped for Math. Classes in Spanish, Art, and Information Technology are just a few of the enrichment programs that are blended into the academic programs to encourage total child development. For more information, please download our Curricula Continuum from this website.
- Diverse Learning Styles - St. John's has two programs that were designed to meet the needs of our students that require additional support or challenges.
- The START Program, along with our Learning Resource Specialist, addresses the academic needs of students with learning difficulties. The Scholars' Program is designed for students who excel in the area of Language Arts. Students meet with our Gifted Resource Specialist, who works with them to nurture their unique gifts and talents.
- We Are a Caring Community - The people that work at St. John's understand the importance of providing a nurturing community and creating a place where there is a shared understanding of what it means to do well and to be a good person. The teachers form relationships with their students that carry on for years to come. St. John's Headmaster, Jim Lusby, often reminds us that it is important for our students to "do well and do good".
- St. John's Alumni Value Their Education - The following quote is from a former St. John's student, Melissa Wohlgemuth, who is currently a student at George Washington University: "St. John's provided me with a secure learning environment which fostered learning in and out of the traditional classroom setting. Much of who I am today is a result of the opportunities which I was given throughout my years as a member of the St. John's community."
Profile last updated: 11/03/2011
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Gr. K-1 | 0.8 mi. away
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