St. John Of San Francisco Orthodox Academy

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St. John Of San Francisco Orthodox Academy Photo #1 - The Cathedral of the Holy Virgin, together with the Academy's buildings and grounds
  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationOther
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1994

Student Body

Total Students46 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St. John Of San Francisco Orthodox Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size5 students
Number of AP Courses2 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Art, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP French, AP US History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Official school uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,000
Tuition NotesPrecise rate varies by grade level. Details at http://www.stjohnsacademysf.org/application-process/tuition-and-fees
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMary Najjarian
Admissions AssociateSamar 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.

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