I have never been involved with a school that offered more support and encouragement to young men that simply need help in finding their way in the world. The cadets are strongly encouraged by not just the entire faculty and staff, but by each other, to do all that they can do and be all that they can be. There is praise where it is deserved and discipline when it is needed, all with the common purpose of helping each young man become a leader and a better citizen of the world. Many of the boys come here angry, depressed, and with heads hung low, but they graduate with their heads held high, a promising future, and normally tears in their eyes.
St. John's Military is an excellent school to instill discipline and leadership. I highly recommend future students and parents to look into SJMS, the academic and military staff go beyond any measures of any public teacher, by far. Not all young men aren't born with the instincts to be a great leader... Given a little faith, St. John's could change that.
St. John's Military School will have a tremendously positive and lasting impact on your son. I attended and graduated from St. John's and feel truly blessed to have had the opportunity to attend. Very thoughtful, compassionate, and caring faculty and staff pointed me in the right direction for my innate abilities to finally come to the forefront and guide me to success. The school taught me respect for my peers, my parents, and myself, self discipline, motivation, and self confidence. Thank you, St. John's!
St. John's has changed my life. I was an average student at best that was not involved in any extra circular activities. St. John s changed that for me. I excelled in academics, sports, and personal discipline. I would highly recommend this school.
This school is the reason for my success and happiness. I hope that someday i'm in a position to assist other young men to attend st. John's. The people who serve on as teachers and the members of the military staff are truly like family who really care. I so very grateful that there is a aschool like st. John's
I'm an alumni and sincerely think this school changed my life for the better. I think anybody who goes to this school will be a better person for it.
I would recomend St. Johns to any parents. My son would have never graduated from high school had it not been for them. They are such a great school that I just can not say enough about them. They also taught my son how to be a man along with a very good education. I am forever in their debt for all they did for my son!
Last week I enrolled my son in St. John's Military School. Many staff members reached out to both of us offering personal support whenever needed. The affection between the returning students and staff was obvious. Staff members also organize extracurricular activities for the young men to pursue. From the time we arrived, another student was with my son, offering companionship and easing the transition. Hearing former students who have returned to work at the school talk about the signifigance of SJMS in their lives, I am hopeful that my son also will experience success. Patrice Jennison
My son has struggled in school since the 3rd grade. While we worked with him daily, hired tutors, but nothing seemed to help. He just didn't care about school and accepted faliure as part of his life. He has been at St. John's for 2 years and he has turned his life around. He went from consistently failing to a 3.2 GPA. He will be beginning his junior year in August after completing Leadership Camp. His self esteem, confidence and overall demeanor has vastly improved. We have the teachers, military staff and leadership at the school to thank. They saved my son.
I am convinced SJMS saved my son. The school's supportive staff exemplifies leadership, responsibility, and integrity. It is truly a caring community!
Our son was on the verge of being kicked out of our home. He was not applying himself in school GPA of less than 1, drugs, disrespect for himself and his family. He went to St Johns in 2003 his sophomore year. The staff care, but don't baby them. He was 17 and needed to understand he can take control of his life. He did, he rose to the challenge and he found his strengths. He did not chose college, but he is in the Army doing what he wanted and is striving to be an Army Ranger, that his been his dream since he was young. SJMS gave him confidence and they share their faith which is important to our family. I would encourage people to investigate this school for their sons, it was one of the best decisions we made.
Taking my son to SJMS was one of the hardest things i ever did. it was also one of the best decisions i have ever made. He received the structure he needed so he could succeed in school. He couldn't get lost in the public school web. The entire school environment was there to support what i had started. It wasn't perfect, nothing is, but for him it kept him from walking down a road that would have been a disaster. my sincere thanks.
I am a proud graduate of St. John's and the combination of education, discipline and camaraderie I learned there could not have occurred anywhere else. It was great preparation for the Air Force and professional life.
I was a graduate of St. John's in 2002. I am now a member of the prestigious U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit and National Champion. I would not be able to live my dream if it were not for St. John's. The three years I spent at this amazing establishment will ring clear in my thoughts and will forever be the stepping stone to many amazing years to come in my life. With a faculty and staff that make a point to raise men, not just students, this institution is a parents dream...at least I know it was for my own.
I cleaned my act up and learned alot more than I ever would have attending a public school. My perants are proud of me today and I am proud of my self. A 5 star school out of all I attended from 8th grade to 12th. You will not find a better school than ST. John Military School. Jack Hare Jr.
Just think, a school where discipline, honor, integrity, respect and hard work are taught and rewarded! My son, at the local high school had a GPA of less than 1, now has a 3.57. What more do I need to say!
I attended SJMS form the 10th to the 12th grade. My 9th grade year in public school was a disaster. My first grading report at SJMS put me at the top of honorable mention list, and after that I was always on the honor roll. The structure and environment were great in helping me find my way.
What an incredible, almost magical place. They took our boy who didn't care for school, himself, or his life and are turning him into a young man who appreciates himself, respect others and cares about his grades and future again. He is surrounded by caring teachers and military advisors passionate about their work and work compassionately with your kids. St. John's returned a smile to our son's face and re-seeded ambition into his life. He was ready to drop out. Now he tells us how he plans to finish the year on the honor roll and earn promotions. Talk to the committed parents, talk to the graduates and they'll all tell you about the exceptional experience your son can have. We've yet to hear one bad word from anyone that has made it through the year and returned. Negatives arise only when they haven't been there long enough.
St. John's not only teaches respect for others, it teaches the boys respect for themselves. I am so very proud of my son, but better yet, he is proud of himself. The personnel at the school have become family to us. It was the best decision I ever made for my son and his future. I would recommend St. John's to anyone wanting the best academic education and life skills education for their son. I can't thank everyone at St. John's enough for everything they have done over the last 2 years for my son and our family!
My son started in St. John's in January he was smart but was not doing well in public school. In a short period of time he has turned his grades around and he has really become responsible. I recommend that if your son is struggling you will not regret sending him to St John's.
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