St John's Preparatory School

  • St. John's Preparatory School is a Catholic, co-educational, urban high school committed to teaching its students Catholic doctrine and values.
  • We challenge and encourage our students to grow spiritually, intellectually, emotionally and morally.
  • We strive to foster a Christian community by teaching our students that they must love themselves, others and God.
  • We encourage our students to develop a sense of responsibility that addresses themselves, their families, their school and the needs of the world beyond the school.
  • St. John's Preparatory School is committed to educating an academically, ethnically, socially and racially mixed student body which mirrors the diversity of New York City.
  • We promote the development of our students' unique talents through our comprehensive academic and extracurricular programs.
  • We foster a deep sense of respect and appreciation in our students for the uniqueness and talents of others.
  • We challenge our students to recognize God and each other.
  • St. John's Preparatory School intends that the religious, moral, academic, social, physical and creative opportunities offered to our students will help prepare them for the many challenges of life.
  • It is our belief that a St. John's Preparatory School education will give our students a strong foundation as they work to build the City of God.

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students587 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
54%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St John's Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Middle Village
    Grades: 9-12 | 677 students
    5.3 miles
    6802 Metropolitan Ave
    Middle Village, NY 11379
    (718) 366-7400
    5.3 9-12
    677
  • Fresh Meadows
    Grades: 9-12 | 2443 students
    7.8 miles
    6100 Francis Lewis Blvd
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
    (718) 423-8810
    7.8 9-12
    2443
  • Newark
    Grades: K-12 | 803 students
    13.9 miles
    520 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973) 792-5744
    13.9 K-12
    803
  • Jamaica
    Grades: 9-12 | 1546 students
    6.8 miles
    8353 Manton St
    Jamaica, NY 11435
    (718) 441-2100
    6.8 9-12
    1546
  • New Rochelle
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    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 901 students
    14.6 miles
    255 Wilmot Road
    New Rochelle, NY 10804
    (914) 632-0714
    14.6 PK-12
    901

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