Discover Our Difference

As the only accredited IB World Continuum School in Southwestern Ontario, St. John’s-Kilmarnock School (SJK) offers enriched educational programming for students from Junior Kindergarten – Grade 12. Established in 1972, the School is located on a beautiful 36-acre natural campus, and is proudly the leading co-educational independent school in the Waterloo and surrounding region.
At SJK, students exceed expectations in an environment where they are engaged, understood and supported. Students learn through inquiry-based instruction where they are encouraged to reach their fullest potential. The quality of contextual learning is one of the aspects that make SJK and the IB education powerful and distinct.

List of 6 items.

  • 16

    Average # of students per class

  • 30+

    Clubs & Activities
  • 100%

    Post-Secondary Admission Rate

  • 380

    Total Students

  • $5m

    Invested in Campus Infrastructure

  • 1200+

    Members in our Alumni Network

Start Your Journey Today

The best way to get to know more about our vibrant learning community is to come for a visit.
We invite you and your family to come and experience SJK.

SJK Community Stories

SJK is a place where students create and explore as they grow into young adults ready for the world beyond our gates. Every SJK community member has a story to share about what makes the School so special to them. We welcome you to visit us to discover the possibilities that SJK has in store for you. 

What Our Teachers Say

Our faculty and staff are at the core of SJK’s whole-school connectedness. They are the individuals that work collaboratively with students and parents to ensure that SJK is a community that celebrates student success. 

What's Happening Now

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  • Dec

    Upper School Carol Service

    All students in the Grades 7- 12 are required to attend. Parents, guardians and other family members are welcome and encourged to join us.
  • May

    SAT Exams