Saint John the Evangelist School is a preschool through eighth grade parochial school in the Diocese of San Diego, and is the parish school for the community of Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church of Encinitas, CA. The school first opened in 1957 on 2nd Street in Leucadia and has been at its current location in Encinitas since 1998.

Saint John School is accredited through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges as well as the Western Catholic Educational Association. Our classes in preschool through eighth grade have a current enrollment steady at around 452 students.

The mission of Saint John School is to provide our students with a Christ-centered environment that empowers them to achieve their highest academic potential, gain a thorough understanding of the Catholic faith, and share Christ’s love through Christian action. Our School wide Learning Expectations as Christ-centered persons, active, life-long learners, and responsible citizens guide our students in fulfilling this mission.