St. John’s College

St. John's College

St. John's College

St. John’s College is a leading independent boys-only secondary school in Zimbabwe that was founded in 1986. The school is located in Borrowdale and is owned and governed by the St John's Educational Trust.

St. John's Harare is a Cambridge school, meaning the school offers academic programs developed and assessed by Cambridge International Examinations (such as Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge International AS and A-Level).

St. John’s College seeks to produce a holistic and self-disciplined person who can make a positive contribution to society. Each individual will have the opportunity to discover their own particular strengths in a friendly environment that encourages participation, teamwork, growth, achievement and enjoyment, thus enabling them to be the best that he or she can be.

The school competes against Prince Edward School, Allan Wilson High School, Peterhouse, St. George's College, Oriel Boys' High, Churchill Boys High and Cranborne High.

St. John's College Pass Rate

St. John's College Pass RateThe school attained pleasing results in the 2020 IGCSE Cambridge exams.

They achieved an 87% pass ( up from 84% in 2019) and 41% of the results were A/A*(29% in 2019). A record number of 33 students achieved Academic Colours standard at IGCSE (minimum 12 points with A* = 2 points and an A = 1 point) and AS Level.

The 2020 AS Level Cambridge results at the school were also impressive. They achieved a 93% pass with 28% of the results being A* grades. Ten of their L6 students, in the accelerated class, wrote their full A Level Mathematics and achieved 4A*4A1B&1C. Two sat for their full A-Level Chemistry and both achieved A*s.

During the same year at A-Level St. John's Harare achieved a 99% pass rate, 2% up from the previous year. 32% of the results were either A*s or As and 76% were A* – C.

St. John's College Admissions

To apply for enrolment at St. Jonh's Harare you have to download and fill in the application form here.

The applicant will be required to sit an entrance assessment examination. He may also be required to attend an interview with the Head.

A non-refundable application fee will be charged with each application.

St. John's College Fees

The college is an elite school and as such its fees are on the high side.  According to Wikipedia, students in forms 1-4 used to pay US$2 600 while those doing A-Levels used to pay US$2 900.

Apparently, these fees went down at some point and St John's was said to have increased its fees in April 2020. The College wanted ZWL99 000 or US$ 1 650 from its A-Level students, ZWL90 000 or US$1500 for forms one to four.

The current 2021 fees for St John's Harare are not available. If you know them you may let us know in the comments below or email [email protected]

St. John's College Contact Details

Tel: (024) 2 870 942 / 850 388
Fax: (024) 870 941
Email: [email protected]
Address: 179 Fisher Avenue, Rolf Avenue, Harare
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