I recently graduated from Saint John and now attend a local catholic high school. Due to the excellent education which i received at Saint John I scored in in the top two of all those who took the placement test. Because of this scored I received a half tuition academic scholarship. This is the highest award given to incoming freshman. I also placed into Geometry honors as a freshmen. Many of my other classmates were also able to place into geometry and other honors courses.
Saint John instills a love of learning in its students. We always loved coming to school everyday to learn something new. Students are also taught to respect their teachers and their peers. As I have moved on to high school I have realized how much Saint John truly taught me. Not only have I excelled in most of my classes but i use the skills i learned at Saint John in all of them. In high school the writing skills which I learned there were imperative. The most important skill which I learned at Saint John was public speaking. From a young age, Saint John students get started in public speaking. Eventually we all became comfortable speaking in public. I am thankful as many of my friends from other schools are not comfortable with public speaking.
Saint John is an amazing place and well worth the tuition. Alumni excel in high school and beyond. I would recommend Saint John to anyone considering putting their child here. Students are taught to stand by their strong moral code, respect others and are determined to do their best. By the time they graduate, students have made life long friends here. My class still keeps in touch and have supported each other even after leaving Saint John. However i believe that it is the love of learning which is the most important gift which Saint John gave me.
Our daughter has just graduated from 8th Grade at St. John School. After a total of 11 years here, and many amazing memories and friendships, our family agrees that we wouldn't change a thing! It was the best decision whtat we've made in our children's lives so far. We are blessed to have been part of the St. John family, for that is truly what the school is to us - an extended part of our family. Fortunately, we still have 4 years to go with our son!
My oldest started St. John School in Pre-K 3 and is now in 1st grade. We love the teachers, curriculum, and the overall success that my son has achieved in his first 4 years at St. John. At St. John School, it is about the children and not the end of year data!
This is our sixth year at St.John School and the feeling I have when I drop both my sons off is amazing! I know they will be asked to be the best version of themselves that they can be. All the children look after each other and are taught that to do for others is essential. The education is far more than I could have hoped for - it is challenging and taught with so much commitment from the teaching staff. Thank you to everyone for making this a real second home for our family.
St. John School is absolutely incredible. I attended the school from Pre-K 3 to 8th grade, and my time was full of education, faith, and joy. St. John shaped my morality, my belief and trust in God, and ultimately prepared me for the private, Catholic preparatory high school that I attended. St. John School truly taught me to be kind and view others through God's eyes. My family and I are so thrilled with the school that we sent my sister there when she turned three (she is now in second grade) and we continue to volunteer as much as we possibly can.
I could not be more pleased with this school. Our child is heads above her public school counterparts and is ahead of a cousin who attends school one grade higher in "one of the best school systems in the state." The parents are very supportive of each other; it is easy to become involved in your childs' education here. The teachers and the administration are approachable and helpful. I am very glad we made the decision to send our child here.
My children are completing their second year at St. John School and we could not be more happy with their progress, both academically, socially and spiritually. The teachers and entire staff at St. John's go above and beyond the call of duty to fully educate each and every child. Expectations in schoolwork and behavior are very high and the children rise to meet them. The art, music, technology and physical education programs are exceptional. These children leave St. John's extremely well prepared for high school and beyond. It is truly a remarkable experience!
New administration has been wonderful. Lessons in Carols was breathtaking. Everytime I go in the building I become of something else that has been improved. Teachers are committed, loving and helpful. They go out of their way to help the children succeed.