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  • May 13 - Annual Mother's Day Champagne Brunch! Save the date! May 13, 2018, 9:30-2p.m.This bright and elegant event honors our mothers and friends, featuring a superb menu created by the Parents Association. Not ...
    Posted Apr 16, 2018, 1:44 PM by Yulia Russiyanova
  • Black & White Ball Dear families, friends and supporters of the Academy! Please join us in our 2018 Gala - Black & White Ball! When:  Friday, February 2nd, at 6p.m.Where:  Holy Virgin Cathedral Hall ...
    Posted Jan 29, 2018, 8:59 AM by Yulia Russiyanova
  • Summer Reading Assignments for Grades 2-12 Dear Families,Attached please find summer reading assignments for grades 2-12.  As always, students should complete assignments for the grade that they will be entering. One thing that is ...
    Posted Jun 21, 2017, 8:24 AM by Yulia Russiyanova
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Offering the highest quality K-12 education to the Orthodox Christian community

Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the Saint John of San Francisco Orthodox Academy is an Eastern Orthodox Christian, coeducational, non-profit, college-preparatory, full-time day school founded in 1994 for grades K-12. Our academic calendar is uniquely scheduled around the calendar of feast days and services of the Orthodox Church. Located in the spiritual heart of the Bay Area Orthodox community, we attract students from various ethnic and linguistic backgrounds. Our classes are conducted in English.

St. John’s aims to participate with parents in the development of Orthodox children who are well informed in both liberal arts and modern sciences, and are equipped with the knowledge of Orthodox faith and ethics that will enable them to live as devout Orthodox Christians. 

The Academy expects its pupils to be active in Church life; to develop their Christian consciousness; to practice prayer and follow Orthodox religious traditions; to maintain healthy and obedient relations with their parents, relatives, and teachers; to strive for excellence in intellectual pursuits; and to grow as useful members of society who practice true Christian love towards others and true Orthodox piety towards God. 

Expected Schoolwide Learning Results

Know, understand and implement the basic beliefs and practices of the Orthodox Christian faith in one’s personal life.

Be prepared to live as a truly useful member of society who practices Christian citizenship towards others and true Orthodox piety towards God.

Be able to think critically and analytically.

Be able to express oneself in an effective and confident manner.

Acquire the motivation and ability to strive for intellectual excellence.

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