Saint John's Preparatory School is a Catholic/Benedictine, co-educational, day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 6-12, with boarding options beginning in the 9th grade.
Our school is a truly a global community.  Students attend Saint John's Prep from the local area, across the United States and from around the world. In fact, 25% of our students come from 10-15 different countries in any given year.
We offer rigorous academics along with spiritual growth. Students also have the opportunity to choose from over 40 different extra-curricular activities, including athletics, theatre, Knowledge Bowl and more! Our school is nestled on 2,900 acre campus is filled with beautiful lakes and woods.
Visit our website for a virtual tour or call to schedule a personalized visit.
We look forward to sharing the many opportunities available to you.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 260 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,500
  • Acceptance rate: 69%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. John's Preparatory School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1857

Student Body

Total Students
260 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
St. John's Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
53%
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
10 courses
Advanced Courses
AP European History, AP German, AP Literature, AP Spanish
Average SAT score
1340
Average ACT score
29
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
5 or 7-day boarding also available for US and International students (costs vary)
% on Financial Aid
46%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$7,405
Acceptance Rate
69%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Laura Hartog
Admissions Associate
Amanda Henry
Endowment Size
$13 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
30 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Campus Ministry, Dance, Film Club, German Club, Investment Club, Knowledge Bowl, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Peer Ministry, Spanish Club, Student Government, World Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Chorus, Jazz Band, String Ensemble, Theatre

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Biking, Canoeing, Cross-Country Skiing, Downhill Skiing, Indoor soccer, Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Walking, Weight Lifting

School Notes

  • Catholic/Benedictine - All faiths welcome (About 40% of our students are Catholic)
  • We share a campus with Saint John's University, and our students have full access to the University library, dining services, and athletic facilities. 
  • College-preparatory school
  • Global community with students from 10-15 different countries
  • 44 Extra-curricular activities to choose from
  • Beautiful campus set on 2,900 acres of lakes and woods
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 260 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,500
  • Acceptance rate: 69%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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