John XXIII College (Perth)

John XXIII College
Mount Claremont, WA, Australia
Coordinates 31°57′37″S 115°47′04″E / 31.9604°S 115.7845°E / -31.9604; 115.7845Coordinates: 31°57′37″S 115°47′04″E / 31.9604°S 115.7845°E / -31.9604; 115.7845

Type Private, Co-educational
Motto Seek justice
Denomination Catholic
Established 1977
Principal Anne Fry
Colour(s) Navy-Blue/Yellow

John XXIII College is a Catholic co-educational school in Perth, Western Australia. The school provides education from kindergarten to year twelve students.

The college is the result of the merger in 1977 of the Jesuit Saint Louis boys school spread over different campuses (first opened in 1938) and Loreto Convent girls school (first opened in 1897). In 1986 the school was relocated to its present site in Mount Claremont.


The school has performed well in the WACE exams and is often rated in the top 50 schools in the state.

Year % +75 in WACE State ranking % +65 in WACE State ranking % graduation
2012 19.35 15 49.29 15 99.41[1]
2011 21.11 16 59.80 11 100[2]
2010 16.49 21 61.13 12 100[3]
2009 37 29 98.17[4]

School sports

John XXIII College offers a wide range of sports. Annual sports carnivals include athletics, cross country and swimming. John XXIII provide many sporting opportunities including rowing, swimming, rugby, athletics, football, basketball, soccer, cross country, and netball. Among the school's alumni is Australian swimmer and world record holder Eamon Sullivan. In 2008, John XXIII students beat two of Sullivan's school swimming records in the inter-house swimming carnival.[5]

Housing system

There are six houses at John XXIII, named as follows:

  • Campion (Purple)
  • Koolyangarra (Green)
  • Loreto (Blue)
  • Loyola (White)
  • St Louis (Red)
  • Ward (Yellow)

Notable alumni

Some of John XXIII's former students include:

Sister schools

John XXIII's sister schools are:

  • Loreto Normanhurst N.S.W.
  • Loreto Kirribilli N.S.W.
  • Loreto Nedlands WA
  • Loreto Marryatville SA
  • Loreto Cooperoo QLD
  • Loreto Ballarat VIC
  • Loreto Mandaville Hall Toorak VIC

See also


External links

  • John XXIII College Official Site

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