St John Catholic School

1208 Kentucky St
Lawrence, KS 66044-0660
Tel: (785)843-9511
Grades: PK-8 | 283 students
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At St. John 'All Are Welcome!'
St. John School was the first Catholic elementary school in the city of Lawrence.
The school opened on September 6, 1956 as a parish school for children attending St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
St. John Catholic School serves a very diverse Preschool-8th grade population in Lawrence, KS.
Children attending St. John will have the opportunity to learn the standard subjects and additionally receive an excellent education in Art, Music, Foreign Languages, and Technology beginning in preschool.
The school is a 501 not for profit organization for the benefit of children attending St. John School.
Offering a Catholic education for grades preschool-8th, the school opened under the leadership of Sister Owen Marie Falk, Principal, Sister of Charity of Leavenworth and is now headed by Mrs. Pat Newton.
St. John School is accredited through the North Central Association and the State of Kansas.
All teachers and administration are state certified teachers.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1956

Student Body

Total Students 283 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade St John Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,900

School Notes

  • St. John School provides a strong academic environment, multiple opportunities for student involvement, strong spiritual and moral development, various leadership experiences, and a strong and supportive community.
  • St. John School leads the way in academics, and we are proud to be a learning institution based on Gospel principles as handed down by our Catholic tradition. We are committed to the total education of each child and recognize that individual learning styles are important to the success of each student.
  • Through the use of remediation, enrichment, and the utilization of technology, St. John School leads the way in teaching methods and gives each student a supportive learning environment. The curriculum meets the requirements of the State of Kansas and the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.
  • "All are welcome" is not just a phrase that we say; it is something that we live by each and every day. YOU are welcome at St. John School, and we can`t wait for you to join our family!"

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Veritas Christian School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori Childrens House (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Childrens House (1 miles away)
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  • Lawrence
    Grades: PK-KG | 27 students
    1 miles
    1900 University Dr
    Lawrence, KS 66044
    (785)843-7577
    1PK-KG
    27
  • Lawrence
    Grades: K-12 | 164 students
    2.4 miles
    256 N Michigan St
    Lawrence, KS 66044
    (785)749-0083
    2.4K-12
    164
  • Lawrence
    Grades: 6-12 | 203 students
    3.1 miles
    4120 Clinton Pkwy
    Lawrence, KS 66047
    (785)832-1717
    3.16-12
    203
  • Lawrence
    Grades: PK-K | 456 students
    3.4 miles
    4601 Clinton Pkwy
    Lawrence, KS 66047
    (785)843-6800
    3.4PK-K
    456
  • Lawrence
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    Grades: K-6 | 52 students
    3.6 miles
    1853 E 1600 Rd
    Lawrence, KS 66044
    (785)841-8800
    3.6K-6
    52

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