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Saint John's Preparatory School is a Benedictine, co-educational, day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 6-12, with boarding options beginning in the 9th grade. Saint John's Prep is located within the 2,700 acres of woods and lakes of Saint John's University's campus in central Minnesota. View our ACT, SAT, and PLAN test results or view the list of colleges attended by recent graduates by clicking here.  

Our emphasis on academic rigor and spiritual growth makes this the best possible preparation for college and beyond. We offer students a strong relationship with a top University, personal attention, high academic standards, opportunities in sports and activities and an opportunity for spiritual and moral development. Students will find a culturally rich environment with students coming from the local area, from across the United States and from around the world.  The school shares a campus with Saint John's University creating enhancements and added benefits for our students.

The facilities at Saint John's and the College of Saint Benedict are available to all Prep students, including 5 dining halls, 3 gymnasiums, 2 swimming pools, 2 exercise facilities/fitness centers, 2 field houses with indoor walking/running tracks, 2 college libraries, 2 college theaters, climbing wall, racquetball and tennis courts, the lakes and hiking trails of Saint John's. Recent construction at the Prep School includes a $3 million science lab/classroom addition completed in 2000; a 10,000 square foot music and fine arts facility built in 1997; and a 22,600 square foot award-winning music and Middle School facility in 2008.  Click here to take a virtual tour of our campus. 

View our 2015-2016 School Profile to learn more (Download PDF).



Saint John's Prep is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) online at





Memberships include the Minnesota Catholic Conference, the National Association of Independent Schools, the National Catholic Educational Association, and the Midwest Boarding Schools Association. 

ISACS - independent schools association of the central states - accredited member school