School Profile

St. John’s School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) to provide the IBO Diploma, member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC).

St. John’s serves students from Pre-K3 to grade 12 from over 30 countries whose families temporarily or permanently reside and/or work on Guam and within the Asia/Pacific Islands region. St. John’s School is a SEVIS facility, authorized to issue I-20 Visas to foreign national students.

St. John’s By the Numbers

St. John’s School fosters a diverse community of students from around the world. We believe this is crucial to the learning environment in which students can interact with many different cultures. In the school year 2013-2014, there were a total of 446 students. In the lower school there were 193 students, in the middle school there were 113, and in the upper school there were 140 students. With 55 faculty and staff, the faculty to student ratio is roughly 1:9.

Demographics

Gender    Percentage of Students
  Male    50%
  Female    50%
Ethnicity    Percentage of Students
 Multi-Ethnic    29.4
 Korean    23.2%
 Chinese    11.5%
 Caucasian    9.3%
 Japanese    7.9%
 Filipino    7.7%
 Chamorro    6.2%
 Other Asians    2.2%
 Other    2.6%

Our Faculty 

At St. John’s School we believe that an excellent faculty bring out the best qualities in your child.  Our teachers are all highly qualified with many years of experience, and many with advanced degrees. Our faculty members are highly involved within the St. John’s School experience with many of them acting as club advisors, sports coaches, among other positions.

Standardized Tests

While we do not believe that standardized tests demonstrate the full aptitude of any child, St. John’s School students rank well in the SAT 10, the Preliminary SAT or PSAT, the SAT, Advanced Placement Exams, and International Baccalaureate Exams.

St. John’s has consistently scored above the 80th percentile on the SAT 10.

In addition, St. John’s students consistently score above the 50th percentile on the Preliminary SAT.  In 2012, students scored in the 67th percentile for Reading, 82nd percentile for Math, and 79th percentile for Writing.

Year Reading Math Writing
 2008 59 75 63
 2009 59 75 63
 2010 59 75 63
 2011 73 88 73
 2012 67 82 73

Moreover, St. John’s students have scored above the national average on the SAT. The table below shows results of the different categories from the class of 2005 to 2014.

Year  Reading Math Writing Total
 2005 597 647 NA 1244
 2006 602 656 593 1851
 2007 575 609 583 1767
 2008 568 655 590 1813
 2009 555 637 571 1764
 2010 531 598 558 1687
 2011 571 630 591 1792
 2012 559 661 592 1812
 2013 561 667 602 1831
 2014 540 627 561 1729

Sports: 

Golf
Tennis
Basketball
Cross-Country
Volleyball
Rugby
Soccer
Paddling

 

 

CLUBS

Lower School: Art Club, Girl Scouts (Brownies and Juniors), Safety Patrol

Middle School: Academic Challenge Bowl, Girl Scouts (Cadettes), Kids for Coral, Middle School Service Club, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council

Upper School: Academic Challenge Bowl, Asia Pacific International Club, Chinese Club, Computer Club/Investment Club, Drama Club, Environmental/Recycling Club, Eurotrip Club, Filipino Club, Film Club, Glee Club,, Japan Bowl, Japanese Club, Korean Club, Marine Biology Club, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Paws 4 Life, Service Club, Spanish Club, St. John’s Soroptomist Club, Tri M, United Nations Club, Vision Care Global Youth.

 

Over the past 5 years, our graduates have continued their education by matriculating at the following universities.

Amherst College                        NOVA Southeastern U.          Suffolk University   
Babson College              Notre Dame de Namur               Swarthmore College        
Boston College                          Occidental College Temple University (Japan) Texas A&M                        
Boston University Pitzer College                          US Naval Academy       
California College of the Arts Princeton University      University of the Arts            
Cal Poly SLO Purdue University                         UC Berkeley                   
Chaminade University                 RIT                           UC Irvine                        
Chapman University         Lehigh University            UCLA                          
Colorado State University              Loyola Marymount U.             UC Riverside                       
Columbia University          Marquette University MIT                                           UC-San Diego                     
Cornell University                          New York University      University of Guam                
CUNY– City College Northeastern Univ.                  University of Houston 
Emerson College                         NOVA Southeastern U.          U. of Hawaii(Manoa/Hilo)     
Fordham University Notre Dame de Namur               University of LaVerne     
Furman University Occidental College University of Maryland       
George Washington University  Pitzer College                          University of Massachusetts (Amherst/Boston)
Georgia Tech                         Princeton University      University of Miami           
Georgetown University    Purdue University                         University of Oregon         
Hawaii Pacific Univ.               RIT                           University of the Pacific              
Harvard University     Sacramento State                         Univ. of Pennsylvania  
Ithaca College              Santa Clara University    University of Portland                 
 Int’l Christian U (Japan) Scripps College                           Univ. of San Francisco  
Kent Univ. (UK)                          Seattle University                      University of South Carolina USC
Lehigh University            Smith College               University of Texas Austin 
 Loyola Marymount U.             Sophia University (Japan)    U of Washington  
Marquette University MIT                                           Stanford University                    Waseda Univ. (Japan)            
New York University      St. John’s University Westmont College Whittier College
Northeastern Univ.                  Stony Brook U                         

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