St. John's Preparatory School

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.
Saint John's Prep is proud to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization's Diploma Programme.
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 17 different countries in 2013-14.
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 2,700 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 (2021)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 257 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,999
  • Acceptance rate: 69%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
Year Founded
1857

Student Body

Total Students
257 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 22%
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
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
Mary Jo Leighton
Admissions Associate
Laura Hartog

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
  • College-preparatory school
  • Offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization's Diploma Programme
  • Global community with students from 17 different countries
  • Class of 2016 average ACT score = 29.1
  • 44 Extra-curricular activities to choose from
  • Beautiful campus set on 2,700 acres of lakes and woods
  • 100% of 2016 graduates that applied to a 4 year college/university were accepted.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 257 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,999
  • Acceptance rate: 69%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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