St John School

  • Saint John School is located in North Square on the Freedom Trail in Bostons historic North End.
  • Since 1873, it has touched the lives of generations of children in the heart of a dynamic city.
  • Originally serving the sons and daughters of newly-arriving immigrants, St. Johns faculty proudly preserves a Catholic tradition of preparing young people for the challenges and opportunities in a world of constant change.
  • Reaching beyond the border of a storied neighborhood, Saint John School serves students from all backgrounds and from all parts of Boston and beyond.
  • The school cherishes the diversity of its student body and takes full advantage of the cultural and educational resources of an urban setting.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students279 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St John School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Saint John School is located in North Square on the Freedom Trail in Bostons historic North End. Since 1873, it has touched the lives of generations of children in the heart of a dynamic city. Originally serving the sons and daughters of newly-arriving immigrants, St. Johns faculty proudly preserves a Catholic tradition of preparing young people for the challenges and opportunities in a world of constant change. Reaching beyond the border of a storied neighborhood, Saint John School serves students from all backgrounds and from all parts of Boston and beyond. The school cherishes the diversity of its student body and takes full advantage of the cultural and educational resources of an urban setting.
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    Sacred Heart School
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    Grades: PK-8 | 198 students
    6.9 miles
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    Roslindale, MA 02131
    (617) 323-2500
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  • Boston
    Grades: NS-6 | 200 students
    1 miles
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    Boston, MA 02108
    (617) 742-0520
    1 NS-6
    200
  • Boston
    Park Street School
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    (Christian)
    Grades: NS-6 | 314 students
    1.1 miles
    67 Brimmer St
    Boston, MA 02108
    (617) 523-7577
    1.1 NS-6
    314
  • East Boston
    Grades: PK-8 | 214 students
    0.9 miles
    69 London St
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    (617) 567-7456
    0.9 PK-8
    214
  • South Boston
    Grades: PK-6 | 352 students
    2.3 miles
    866 E Broadway
    South Boston, MA 02127
    (617) 268-2326
    2.3 PK-6
    352

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