1101 Genesee Street
Delafield, WI 53018
St. John`s Northwestern has been shaping the minds and developing the character of students since 1884.
Academy alumni have attended notable colleges and universities. As a college preparatory and leadership development, boarding and day school for young men and women in grades 7 through 12, St. John's Northwestern provides a distinctive educational experience for its students that focuses on academic success, athletics, leadership development, and character development.
Surrounded by English gothic-style architecture, broad lawns, and towering trees, students living within the 110-acre campus are immersed in a safe and secure environment in which they build self-esteem, self-discipline, academic focus and intellectual curiosity that allows them to "work hard, play hard, pray hard."

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Students: 174 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $42,000
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $19,000
  • Acceptance rate: 84%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Class of 2016
5.00
The University of Alabama
The location of SJNMA I believe is unique to most boarding schools as it is located very close to downtown Delafield but while on campus you feel separated completely from the surrounding area. This allows. . .

Class of 2014
5.00
Marquette University
The military traditions sets the school apart from other more traditional boarding school experiences. Very structured but always surrounded by other cadets in your company that doesn't make it feel like "all work and no. . .

Class of 2012
5.00
College of DuPage
I liked that we had structure. It taught me how to be on time and responsible. I also really liked that it was all guys. It made it easier to learn. Our teachers bent over. . .
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Top Rankings

St. John's Northwestern Academies ranks among the top 5 military schools (out of 16 military schools) for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Offering Breadth
Student Test Scores
School History

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
St. John's Northwestern Academies
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
7-12
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1884
1907
Campus Size
110 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
174 students
300 students
% Students of Color
24%
25%
% International Students
23%
20%
% Students Boarding
86%
70%
Average SAT Score
1130
* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score
23
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniforms)
Casual
Average Class Size
10 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
5
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
48%
70%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$42,000
$59,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$19,000
$33,250
Tuition international students
$48,000
$54,500
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$41,000
$44,100
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$10,000
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
84%
58%
Director of Admissions
Joe Sevenz
Associate Director of Admissions

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
5
17
Courses
Calculus, Chemistry, Literature and Composition, Physics, Statistics, U.S. History, Biology

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School Notes

  • St. John`s Northwestern Academies has been shaping the minds and developing the character of young people since 1884. Academy alumni have attended notable colleges and universities. As a coed college preparatory, leadership development boarding and day school for grades 7 through 12, St. John's Northwestern provides a distinctive educational experience for its students that focuses on academic success, athletics, leadership development, and character development. Surrounded by English gothic-style architecture, broad lawns and towering trees, students living within the 110-acre campus are immersed in a safe and secure environment in which they build self-esteem, self-discipline, academic focus, and intellectual curiosity that allows them to "work hard, play hard, pray hard."
  • St. John's Northwestern Academies accreditations: ISACS
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Daniel Gerber 1916 - Founder and president of Gerber Baby Foods
    • Howard Woodin 1918 - Member of Marquette University Hall of Fame and Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame for football
    • Spencer Tracy 1919 - Distinguished actor; Academy Award winner; appeared in over 70 films
    • Arthur Wermuth 1932 - Major, U.S. Army; World War II hero
    • Edward Noble 1946 - Entrepreneur; developer; and manufacturer; served as a member of President Ronald Regan's staff
    • C. Roosevelt Boettiger 1948 - Grandson of President Franklin D. Roosevelt; U.S. delegate to the United Nations
    • William J. Janklow 1954 - Governor of South Dakota for four terms, longer than anyone in state history
    • Ty Warner 1962 - Founder and C.E.O. of Beanie Babies, Inc., a leader in the toy industry
    • Jay Graf 1966 - Founder and C.E.O. of Guidant Corp., a leader in the heart monitoring field
    • Martin Torrijos Espino 1981 - Former President of Panama from 2004 to 2009
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  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Students: 174 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $42,000
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $19,000
  • Acceptance rate: 84%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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