St. John Of San Francisco Orthodox Academy

Tel: (415)221-3484
Grades: K - 12 | 50 students
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Saint John of San Francisco Orthodox Academy is an Orthodox coeducational, non-profit,college preparatory full-time day school for grades K-12, scheduled around the old calendar of Orthodox feast days and services.
Saint John of San Francisco Orthodox Academy intends to provide its pupils an excellent education in its curriculum, participating with the parents in the development of Orthodox children who are both well trained in secular sciences, and are equipped with that knowledge of Orthodox faith and ethics, which shall enable them to live a proper Orthodox lifestyle.
The Academy will direct its pupils to be active in church life, to develop their Christian consciousness, to practice prayer and religious tradition, to maintain healthy and obedient relations with their parents, relatives, and teachers, to strive for excellence in intellectual pursuits, and to grow as truly useful members of society that practice Christian citizenship towards their fellow kind, and true Orthodox piety towards God.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Other
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 50 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade St. John Of San Francisco Orthodox Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 5 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Art, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP French, AP US History
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Official school uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,000
Tuition Notes Precise rate varies by grade level. Details at http://www.stjohnsacademysf.org/application-process/tuition-and-fees
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mary Najjarian
Admissions Associate Samar Musleh

School Notes:

Saint John of San Francisco Orthodox Academy is an Orthodox coeducational, non-profit, college preparatory full-time day school for grades K-12, scheduled around the old calendar of Orthodox feast days and services. Saint John of San Francisco Orthodox Academy intends to provide its pupils an excellent education in its curriculum, participating with the parents in the development of Orthodox children who are both well trained in secular sciences, and are equipped with that knowledge of Orthodox faith and ethics, which shall enable them to live a proper Orthodox lifestyle in today's mostly secular society. The Academy will direct its pupils to be active in church life, to develop their Christian consciousness, to practice prayer and religious tradition, to maintain healthy and obedient relations with their parents, relatives, and teachers, to strive for excellence in intellectual pursuits, and to grow as truly useful members of society that practice Christian citizenship towards their fellow kind, and true Orthodox piety towards God.

Profile last updated: 08/18/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lisa Kampner Hebrew Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Monica School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mother Goose School (0.2 miles away)
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  • San Francisco
    St Monica School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-7 | 204 students
    0.2 miles
    5950 Geary Blvd
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415)875-1956
    0.2KG-7
    204
  • San Francisco
    Mother Goose School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K | 58 students
    0.2 miles
    334 28th Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415)221-6133
    0.2NS-K
    58
  • San Francisco
    Grades: KG-8 | 85 students
    0.4 miles
    2355 Lake St
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415)750-8390
    0.4KG-8
    85
  • San Francisco
    Grades: K-8 | 29 students
    0.5 miles
    834 28th Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415)902-0886
    0.5K-8
    29
  • San Francisco
    Grades: K-8 | 402 students
    0.5 miles
    7070 California Street
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415)751-0177
    0.5K-8
    402

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