St John's High School

  • Saint John's High School is a Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School.
  • A Saint John's Catholic education is rooted in the commitment of the Xaverian Brothers to bring Christ to life in young men.
  • For over one hundred years, a religious and lay staff has assisted students in discovering and developing their God-given talents.
  • As a college preparatory school, Saint John's fosters the formation of the whole person: spiritual, social, physical, intellectual, creative, and aesthetic.
  • At Saint John's, students pursue personal growth in an environment that recognizes a moral dimension of life.
  • A challenging academic program encourages love of learning as a stimulus for continued intellectual development.
  • Students learn to appreciate the world's beauty while exploring, developing, and expressing their creativity.
  • Saint John's is a Christian community, founded upon the idea of the interdependence of individual members.
  • In that context, students shape their identities as unique individuals with mutual obligations.
  • Respect and appreciation for individual differences and those who comprise the larger community is an important part of the growth process of a Saint John's student.
  • In the tradition of the Xaverian Founders, Saint John's High School has been committed to students from a diversity of backgrounds, and affirms its commitment to providing opportunities to families in need, to the marginalized, and the poor.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students893 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St John's High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Worcester
    Grades: 6-12 | 609 students
    4.2 miles
    81 Providence Street
    Worcester, MA 01604
    (508)459-5440
    4.2 6-12
    609
  • Fitchburg
    St Bernards C.c.h.s.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 154 students
    19.8 miles
    45 Harvard St
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (978)342-3212
    19.8 9-12
    154
  • Worcester
    Grades: PK-12
    4.2 miles
    110 Shore Dr
    Worcester, MA 01605
    (508)854-9227
    4.2 PK-12
    n/a
  • Dorchester
    Boston College High School
    Boston College High School Photo - The labyrinth in our main common area provides a metaphor for the reflective journey you take through life, as well as the internal discovery of yourself.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 1539 students
    35 miles
    150 William T Morrissey Blvd
    Dorchester, MA 02125
    (617)474-5010
    35 7-12
    1539
  • Fitchburg
    Grades: 5-12 | 27 students
    19.8 miles
    171 South St
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (978)343-7635
    19.8 5-12
    27

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The average private school tuition in Massachusetts is $12,946 for elementary schools and $31,710 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).