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St. John's-Ravenscourt School

400 South Dr., Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 3K5, Canada







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23 Acres

School Profile

St. John's-Ravenscourt School (SJR) is one of Canada's leading independent, co-educational, university-preparatory boarding and day schools, celebrating 200 years in education.

SJR has an outstanding debating and public speaking program, has produced 18 Rhodes Scholars and numerous athletes who have competed at national and international levels, including the Olympics. SJR's graduates receive top scholarships and go on to study in prestigious universities around the world.

An average of 98% of SJR graduates are offered their first university and program, SJR graduates have been offered in excess of $20 million in merit scholarship money towards the cost of their university education.

The SJR boarding program is open to boys and girls in Grade 8 - 12, and provides a tightly knit, family-like environment with a maximum of 20 students and ratio of 1 resident staff for every 2 boarders.

Mission & Values

Our Mission

To provide a respectful learning community for our students that inspires academic excellence, creative expression, active healthy living and social responsibility in order to develop compassionate and confident individuals.

Our Values

Pursuit of Excellence:

Students strive to fulfill their potential in academics and through our extensive co-curricular program; the faculty develop and all staff support teaching and learning programs that are scholarly and challenging; all members of the community hold themselves to high ethical standards.

Breadth of Experience:

Students are engaged in a wealth of opportunities in academics, arts, athletics and service; the needs of the whole child, intellectual, social and emotional, are  addressed; respect for diversity is fostered throughout our community.

Commitment to Stewardship:

We take responsibility for careful management of our resources, of the environment, of the rights and needs of others, locally, nationally and globally; we are dedicated to doing our best to improve ourselves, our School and our communities.

Influences of the Past and Possibilities of the Future:

We appreciate the traditions of the School and the contributions of the alumni and all those who have shaped its history; we seek to develop in our students the attributes of global citizens; our graduates embrace a world of change and innovation.

Applications & Fees

Application Deadline:


Application Fee

$125.00 CND

Domestic 7-Day Boarding Tuition:

$57,400.00 CND

International 7-Day Boarding Tuition:

$72,000.00 CND

Day Tuition:

$27,370.00 CND

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St John's-Ravenscourt School Students
St John's-Ravenscourt School Residence
St John's-Ravenscourt School Fitness Center
St John's-Ravenscourt School Field Trip
St John's-Ravenscourt School Debating
St John's-Ravenscourt School Dining Hall

Admission & Entrance Test Requirements

Admission Requirements
  • 80% overall average (especially in Math and English)
  • Intermediate level of English
Entrance Test Requirements
  • School administered entrance test

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School Differentiators

  • 100% university acceptance
  • World's top debating & public speaking school - SJR students have won 15 of the last 35 World Championships!
  • Twelve Advanced Placement (AP) courses and additional AP challenge examinations


Advanced Placement:

Program Details:
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP English Literature
  • AP Physics
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Art History
  • AP US History
  • AP Microeconomics
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Comparative Government & Politics
  • AP Human Geography

Top Post-secondary Destinations

  • University of Toronto

  • Queen's University

  • Western University

  • University of Manitoba

  • University of British Columbia

  • McGill University

  • University of Waterloo

  • The University of Winnipeg

  • McMaster University


  • Canadian Accredited Independent Schools 
  • The Association of Boarding Schools 
  • Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario 
  • RoundSquare 
  • North American Association of Independent Schools
  • Western Boarding Schools Association 

Community Service & Trips

Senior School students dedicate countless hours to making a difference in the local community and further afield.

Typically SJR students volunteer their time mentoring students at a local school, volunteer their time on a service trip to various countries, raise money for local organizations such as CancerCare Manitoba, the Terry Fox Foundation, the Lake Winnipeg Foundation, the Boys and Girls Club, and much, much more!

During a typical academic year, there are cultural trips to various countries and an Orphanage Outreach trip to Dominican Republic planned over the March Break each year.

As well as a Leadership Diploma retreat, Arts and Music trips and several sports teams tournament trips.


  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP English Literature
  • AP Physics
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Art History
  • AP US History
  • AP Microeconomics
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Comparative Government & Politics
  • AP Human Geography
  • Visual Arts
  • Biology
  • Business Innovations
  • Pre-Calculus Math
  • Intro to Calculus
  • Math
  • Canadian History
  • American History
  • Canada in the Contemporary World
  • Canadian Law
  • Chemistry
  • University Counselling
  • Computer Science
  • ICT & Broadcast Media
  • Digital Pictures & Desktop Publishing
  • Debating
  • Drama
  • Economic Principles
  • English
  • Venture Development
  • French
  • Geography
  • Global Issues: Citizenship and Culture
  • Active Healthy Living and Health
  • History
  • Leadership
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Spanish
  • Statistics


  • Art Journaling
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Creative Writing
  • Cross-country
  • Community Service
  • Dance
  • Debate Club
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Film
  • Green Team
  • Hip-Hop Music
  • Ice Hockey
  • Leadership Program
  • Major Production
  • Multicultural
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Rock Show
  • Round Square
  • Rugby
  • Robotics
  • Soccer
  • Student Government
  • Student Publications
  • Theatre
  • Toast Masters
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Yearbook
  • Youth in Philanthropy


  • Basketball Court(s) - indoor and outdoor
  • Fitness Centre
  • Health Centre (Nurse)
  • Hockey Arena
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lounge
  • Sand Volleyball Court(s)
  • Sports Fields
  • Theatre
  • Wireless Internet