St. John the Evangelist School of Watertown, CT

Preparing Bright Futures for Over 100 Years

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Why Choose St. John School?

At St. John, our staff believes in teaching each student how to think, how to question and how to become curious lifelong learners—all within a nurturing, faith-filled environment. St. John graduates are annually admitted to the top private and public high schools in Connecticut, all being challenged to do their best in academics, in athletics, in the arts and in service to others.

What sets St. John apart?

St. John School offers convenient before and after-school programs that are available to all students.

St. John School’s teaching standards exceed the Common Core State Standards.

Our students can choose from robust athletic programs to build strong physical and mental skills.

Our diverse arts program challenges each student to engage in a process of self-discovery.

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Meet Michael Dane, SJS '17

A member of the SJS Class of 2017 and the Holy Cross High School Class of 2021, Michael has always worked with a community-first mindset and is known for the leadership skills he developed at St. John. Passionate about politics, and government, he served as a campaign worker for Representative Joe Polletta during his 2018 election campaign for Connecticut State Representative for the 68th General Assembly District in the Connecticut House of Representatives. 

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In The Spotlight: Cross Country

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The Saint John School Cross Country team came out victorious as State Champions this year! Many course records and personal bests were broken, and the entire St. John School family congratulates the team on this incredible feat.

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