St. John's Academy

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St. John's Academy serves 304 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, is a member of the National Catholic Education Association and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
The student:teacher of St. John's Academy is 9:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Catholic.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 304 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,700
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. John's Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
mild learning differences
Year Founded
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2011

Student Body

Total Students
304 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
St. John's Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
see website for exact information regarding tuition
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Ms. Suzanne Socha
Admissions Associate
Mrs. Penny Jackson


Total Sports Offered
4 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Enrichment Program, National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), Student Council (Middle School)

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Chorus

School Notes

  • St. John's Academy is a Catholic school dedicated to the mission of educating students both academically and spiritually, in an environment focused on God's teachings. The St. John's community reflects the desire to create an environment that allows our students to grow into mature and fulfilled people who are responsible, who are faith-filled and who are empowered to improve the quality of their own and others futures. At St. John's we share a common concern for the intellectual, spiritual, moral, physical and emotional growth of each child. Our Catholic school provides the setting for developing and strengthening a Christian Community of Faith, while still providing an ecumenical atmosphere for education. The faculty and staff endeavors not only to educate academically but spiritually as well. As we embark upon a new millennium our students will be faced with many unique challenges. The faculty and staff will provide these students with moral guidelines and attempt to guide their students to acquire knowledge and skills, learn concepts, observe healthy relationships, draw logical conclusions and make judgments.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. John's Academy cost?
St. John's Academy's tuition is approximately $6,700 for private students.
What sports does St. John's Academy offer?
St. John's Academy offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Bowling, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is St. John's Academy's ranking?
St. John's Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for St. John's Academy?
The application deadline for St. John's Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (7 reviews)
Love the school, love the parish! 2 of my children graduated SJA and my youngest child is still there. The school is better for the recent staff changes. I loved the teachers that retired- but it was time for new faces. There is a renewed sense of a faith-based school since the pastor and principal work so well together. It is so refreshing. SJA did a great job in the toughest year and we can't wait to get back in September. Truly, a great school and community all around.
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SJA has really impressed me- we look too many years as we have 2 children in the primary grades. The academics are far more rigorous than our past Catholic school, the principal and the teachers are kind and talented, and the facilities are excellent. The entire school and Parish is growing in the right direction. So happy we switched!
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SJA gives students a VERY solid academic foundation while teaching the whole child- nurturing each student along the way. Graduates are very successful and capable of handling advanced course loads in high school.
- Posted by
Great school! I can`t be happier with the experience.
- Posted by
I went to school at Saint John`s and 3 of my 4 children graduated from SjA with my fourth in 6th grade. My children have gone on to strong high schools and colleges and are succeeding with the foundation SJA has helped form not only In Strong academic standards , but a caring community that promotes Christ like values and service .
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SJA is a wonderful school that offers a great education, enriching after school programs, caring teachers and most of all a feeling that you are part of a family.
- Posted by
My son is in kindergarten at St. John's and he loves it! He's so happy and has learned so much, academically and beyond. The teachers and staff are so warm and welcoming. Everyone knows everyone. It's such a lovely, tight knit community of families.
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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 304 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,700
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Bergen County, NJ is $11,146 for elementary schools and $14,057 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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