Saint John's Preparatory School

Tel: (320)363-3315
  • Saint John's Preparatory School is a Catholic/Benedictine, co-educational, day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 6-12, with boarding options beginning in the 9th grade.
  • Saint John's Prep is proud to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization's Diploma Programme.
  • Our school is a truly a global community.  Students attend Saint John's Prep from the local area, across the United States and from around the world. In fact, 25% of our students come from 17 different countries in 2013-14.
  • We offer rigorous academics along with spiritual growth. Students also have the opportunity to choose from over 40 different extra-curricular activities, including athletics, theatre, Knowledge Bowl and more! Our school is nestled on 2,700 acre campus is filled with beautiful lakes and woods.
  • Visit our website for a virtual tour or call to schedule a personalized visit.
  • We look forward to sharing the many opportunities available to you.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1857

Student Body

Total Students312 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 16%
Students by GradeSaint John's Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
53%
Average Class Size18 students
Advanced CoursesAP European History, AP German, AP Literature, AP Spanish,
Average SAT score1340
Average ACT score29
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,999
Tuition Notes5 or 7-day boarding also available for US and International students (costs vary)
% on Financial Aid
46%
Average Financial Aid Grant$7,405
Acceptance Rate
69%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMary Jo Leighton
Admissions AssociateLaura Hartog

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyNordic Skiing,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.30 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Campus Ministry, Dance, Film Club, German Club, Investment Club, Knowledge Bowl, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Peer Ministry, Spanish Club, Student Government, World Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Chorus, Jazz Band, String Ensemble, Theatre

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Biking, Canoeing, Cross-Country Skiing, Downhill Skiing, Indoor soccer, Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Walking, Weight Lifting

School Notes

  • Catholic/Benedictine - All faiths welcome
  • College-preparatory school
  • Offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization's Diploma Programme
  • Global community with students from 17 different countries
  • Class of 2016 average ACT score = 29.1
  • 44 Extra-curricular activities to choose from
  • Beautiful campus set on 2,700 acres of lakes and woods
  • 100% of 2016 graduates that applied to a 4 year college/university were accepted.

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