“At St. John’s, we set high standards, but we create an open atmosphere, for our students, and also for their parents. Any questions on our approach, our philosophy, and our school are more than welcome. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible with a straight answer or with more information.”

- Elaine Purves, Head of School

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St. John’s stands for more than 50-years of educational excellence, 40 years of experience in the International Baccalaureate and a multi-faceted and welcoming community. It is a lot to take in, so feel free to ask us all about our programmes, boarding options, fees, educational approach or enrollment process.

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Located in Waterloo

Located in Waterloo, a town with a population of over 20% expats

Over 50 years of experience in international education

Over 50 years of experience in international education and over 40 years in working with the IB.

Engaged and lively parent organisations

Engaged and lively parent organisations

Welcoming community with students

Welcoming community with students from all over the world

Excellent academic reputation, arts and sports programmes

Excellent academic reputation, arts and sports programmes

Member of Inspired

An Inspired School, a global premium private school group.

An education, set to the highest standards

St. John’s International School prides itself on creating a nurturing and stimulating environment for its students so they will make a meaningful contribution to the world, both during and after their education.

2021 IB DP Results

  • Average diploma score of 35.44
  • 38% Scored 38 or higher
  • 19% Scored 40 or higher
  • 50% achieving the Bilingual Diploma

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"St. John's school staff are people who care about not only the school and the community, but for each individual child. You are not just a number at this school - you are special."

“Our children like the modern way of studying and feel the studies are more linked to our world of today."
St. John's parent

"St. John's is truly the most amazing school I have ever been a part of. The love and dedication of the staff for the parents and students makes St. John's the best school around."
St. John's teacher

"Our son has had a great time adjusting to his new environment, and we have felt very welcomed and supported."