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Pick Your Program: St. John's-Ravenscourt School

St. John's Ravenscourt SchoolGeneral Offerings

  • Early Years
  • Middle Years
  • Senior Years
  • ESL Support/Help

Key Information


A 23-acre campus in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Accommodation Options:
Campus residence

Health Insurance Requirement:
Health insurance is included in the student's tuition and is arranged by the School.

Student Population:
There are 845 students enrolled for the 2015-2016 school and approximately 24 of those students are international students.

Study Periods:
 SJR is a co-educational day and boarding School. Boarding is offered from Grade 8 to Grade 12. The School is not on a semester system, therefore students can only start school in September of each year and must study for a minimum of one year.

Institutional Profile

  • We provide ESL Support for students with an intermediate level of English competency (both written and oral). The School does not accept students at a beginner level of English proficiency.
  • Full time University Advisor
  • 5:1 Boarding student to Boarding staff ratio
  • Advanced Placement & University Courses, Debating & Public Speaking
  • Badminton, Basketball, Creative Writing, Creative Writing Contests, Chess Club, Cross Country Running, Cross-Country Skiing, Curling, Fernie Ski/Snowboard Trip, Golf, Hockey, Jazz Band, School Newspaper, Major Dramatic Production, Math Club, Rugby, Science Club, Soccer, Student Directed Plays, Rock Show, Tactical Simulations Club, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Yearbook etc.
  • 23-acre campus, 3 Soccer pitches, Rugby field, Indoor International sized Hockey Arena, , 2 full size gyms and 1 mini gym, fitness centre, 9 Science Labs, 4 Computer labs, 2 portable laptop computer labs,  Theatre
  • Opportunities are available for international students to partake in Winnipeg's diverse professional cultural and athletic community: Manitoba Theatre Center, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Manitoba Moose Hockey, The Winnipeg Blue Bombers Football, Festival de Voyager etc.
  • National and world champions in mathematics, science, debating and public speaking; Scholarships and Financial Awards offered to SJR graduates totalling $ 14.3 million since the year 2000; 18 Rhodes Scholars.
  • SJR Graduates have attended universities such as Oxford, Harvard, Stanford, Cornell, University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, McGill University, University of Western Ontario, Queens University, University of Waterloo, University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg etc.
  • We have a full time Alumni Association
  • Scholarships and Bursaries offered
  • Class size: average 20 students per class
  • Established in 1820

Program Details

SJR's academic program exceeds the Manitoba provincial curriculum requirements. Our rigorous university preparatory program includes an accelerated Math program, Advanced Placement and university courses.

Tuition and Fees

Room, Board and Tuition: $47,880*

*Fees are based on the 2015-2016 school year and may be subject to change in February of each year.

Initial Admissions Fee (new students only – a onetime non-refundable fee):  $2,100.

Additional costs may include, but are not limited to: uniforms, school trips, hockey registration fee, private music lessons, yearbook, additional boarding costs (i.e. dry cleaning, long distance charges, taxis, drugstore purchases, etc.), weekly allowances distributed to boarding students, tuition refund insurance, and drivers education.

Enrolment Information

Students wishing to apply to St. John's-Ravenscourt School can contact the Admissions Department at: to request an admissions packageor apply online at: Applicants must complete the application form and return it along with a CDN $125 application fee and certified copies of their most recent academic reports. Once the application has been received, the School will arrange for the student to write an entrance test. If the student is accepted, fees are due immediately to expedite the student visa process.

Contact Information

Mr. Paul Prieur
Director of Admissions & Marketing
Tel: +1-204-477-2400
Fax: +1-204-477-2429
St. John's-Ravenscourt School
400 South Drive
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3T 3K5

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