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This School was established in the year 1981 and is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. It caters to the age group 2 years to 18 years - from classes Pre-KG to XII.

The School has a total strength of 2,500 students and a faculty of more than 150 teaching and non-teaching staff.


St. John’s Besant Nagar is located in the beautiful residential locality of Besant Nagar, a modern cosmopolitan area of Chennai Metropolitan City. The area itself is a picturesque little place, away from the frantic din of the Central city and very close to the breezy and elegant Elliots Beach.


The administration of St. John’s is vested with an autonomous Board of Governing Body under the Chairperson of the Managing Trustee & Secretary to the Saint John’s Educational Trust.

In addition, the School is administered by the Correspondent / Administrator, Principal, Vice-Principal, Headmistress & Co-ordinators who deal with the day-to-day administration of the school and ensure that the general policy laid down by the Governing Body is implemented.


Our Mission Statement : As Clay in the potter’s hand, students in the hands of dedicated teachers are moulded, chiseled and shaped as a unique entity to face the world. The school caters to holistic  personality development interwoven with discipline, punctuality, love for sports, etiquette, demeanor and respect for one and all.  We aim at exuding a recognition for one’s self in society by appropriating the values and the practical application of academic content.  As our motto says "Wisdom is better than Rubies", we inculcate unperceivable wisdom which culminates in the knowledge of the divine