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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 279 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

St. John School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
279 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
St. John School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / 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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is St. John School's ranking?

St. John School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for St. John School?

The application deadline for St. John School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 279 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Boston, MA is $30,019 for elementary schools and $34,348 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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