St. John's College High School, Belize

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St. John's College High School
SJC(Belize) Logo.jpg
The Official Seal of St. John's College High School
Men and Woman for Others
Address
Landivar Campus, Princess Margaret Drive
Belize City, Belize
Information
Type Private
Established 1887
President Jorge Espat
Headmaster Yolanda Gongora, M.Ed.
Campus Urban
Color(s)          Blue and White
Yearbook The Mangrove
Phone (+501) 223-3732
Website

St. John's College High School is a high school for boys situated in Belize City, Belize. It was founded in 1887. The High School exists to educate academically talented young men in a Jesuit environment of self-discipline, love of learning, and service to others. The school 's curriculum is complemented by sports and extracurricular activities. The third and fourth form classes follow the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) curricula and sit the regionally administered examinations at the end of their fourth year.

Characteristics[edit]

  • Operated by the Jesuits as a preparatory high school for boys
  • Based on the British model of secondary education
  • Total enrolment: 598 (2009–2010)
  • Graduating Class of 2008-2009: 140
  • Average class size: 32
  • Enrolment limited to 170 entrants
    • Based on an 80 per cent school average of the last two years of primary school
    • Based on a good recommendation from the Standard Six (8th Grade) teacher and principal

Division of Study[edit]

The school has appropriately 50 Teachers. Two Counsellors. serving under the various Departments. They are as follow:

  • Language Arts Department
  • Math / Vo-Tech Department
  • Information Technology / Business Department
  • Natural Science / Physical Education Department
  • Humanities / Social Science Education Department [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "High School Departments". St. John's College, Belize.