21 Parent Reviews for St. John's Preparatory School
It's not the school nor the teachers that makes a bad image for the school itself but the students who do foolish things. And the lack of guidance from the parents. You don't expect the school to teach everything on our kids.... We as parents should show how we value education and kids would do great!
... Read more It's worth the money were paying for. No doubt that SJP is an excellent school! Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/18/13
St. John's Prep is a wonderful school. They have courses in each subject area which are on 4 Levels - Honors, Advanced, Regular, and Below. This way a top child can be highly challenged in their strongest areas in Honors and Above Level challenges in areas which they are above grade level but not as
... Read more strong. This is the only Catholic High School which has Advance classes too.. Most only have Honors or Regular classes. If you do not make honors, then you are only in Regular. Also, the amount of elective classes are abundant in comparison to other schools like McClancy, St Agnes or Holy Cross. If you live in Western Queens, there is no other place to go to besides St. John's Prep for your son or daughter. Read less
Posted by a parent on 08/12/13
St. John's is an excellent school that offers a challenging curriculum and many extra-curricular activities. It is connected to St. John's University.The students are well-mannered, and I have had lots of chances to observe them. A big emphasis on service. Teachers are great and many students from
... Read more other schools go to St. John's for tutoring and help. Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/12/13
St. John's is a great school and has a tremendous academic program. Really great, so many students win scholarships to college. It is like a big family . Everyone is nice and even the upperclass welcome kids and really, there is no bullying. The teachers and guidance have a lot of connections to
... Read more top colleges and the alumni, who come back for career day etc. also are very impressive. Several of my junior and seniors got job offers. We also get to go to a lot of special programs at St. John's university. Read less
Posted by a student on 04/27/12
ST JOHNS PREP HAS AN AFFILIATION WITH ST JOHNS UNIVERSITY. IT IS ONE OF THE ONLY SCHOOLS TO STILL HAVE A UNIFORM POLICY. THIS SCHOOL IS A MUCH BETTER CHOICE THAN MCCLANCY HS OR CHRIST THE KING HS.
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Posted by a parent on 12/11/11
St. John's is a fantastic school. The teachers (with the exception of a few) are awesome and are always offering study/review sessions after school. There are a ton of clubs and activities, and there are several sports teams. I am aware that this school has a bad reputation. That is strictly because
... Read more of the students. They have absolutely no manners. However, that only goes for about 25% of the school. That may seem like a lot but it really isn't. Being a junior in all honors classes, I don't experience bad behavior in class. However, I definitely see it after school, and I've adapted to it (although I still tend to roll my eyes at those groups of people). But please do NOT let this discourage you from going to this school. I really mean it. As long as you find your group of friends, you'll be absolutely fine. Making friends was not one bit hard for me, and I must admit I'm a huge nerd. There is no bullying because everyone has friends. I think having friends is the most important part of getting through high school. You'll always have someone by your side. Give SJP a chance. It really, truly is an amazing school with amazing opportunities. Read less
Posted by a student on 11/01/11
St. Johns Prep is a horrible school with mean students. Students get picked on by students and teachers. I regret I didn't send my son to public school. I don't recommend this school
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Posted by a parent on 04/30/10
SJP is a great school and yes it offers many extracurricular activities and the teachers are very helpful and great. There are Many clubs,spots and electives you can choose but if you also want to have fun their aren't dances,fundraisers,talent shows but their are concerts(only two winter & spring)
... Read more and the trips well you'll have fun fun on it. so you'd have to experience it for your self if you want the whole feel of the school SJP. All in all it's a pretty good school. Read less
Posted by a student on 03/02/10
This school is boring and not worth the expensive tuition. A few selection of teachers show favoritism to preferable students and I personally notice the racism among older teachers. There are barely students and students are not so bad but are disliked by people who live around St. John's Prep (noise
... Read more walking towards train). There are no AC's. Also all students say teachers only choose students they want to be in sports team, school president, etc. I wouldn't recommend this school. Its just a school to be in and be out, no real high school experience. Read less
Posted by a student on 08/31/09
SJP is a great school. Teachers like to help and it offers a lot of extracurricular activities. The students are wonderful. The school has a lot to offer. I like the fact that the school is divided into 4 levels. It allows you to learn with people that learn at the same speed as you. I love SJP.
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Astoria schools — St. John's Preparatory School is located at 2121 Crescent St, Astoria NY 11105. 2121 Crescent St is in the 11105 ZIP code in Astoria, NY The school district for St. John's Preparatory School is the Diocese Of Brooklyn. St. John's Preparatory School is a Catholic school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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