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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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 46 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 5 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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St. John Of San Francisco Orthodox Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1994

Student Body

Total Students
46 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
St. John Of San Francisco Orthodox Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
5 students
Number of AP Courses
2 courses
List of Courses Offered
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)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
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
Julia Paramonov
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.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 46 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 5 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in San Francisco, CA is $22,593 for elementary schools and $33,000 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Francisco, CA is 67% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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