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Welcome to the Co-Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Middle School, serving grades 6-8. Located in downtown Rochester, Minnesota, our school has a rich tradition of providing Catholic education to children for more than 100 years. Our current enrollment for our middle school is 170 students.

We believe the community of the Co-Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Middle School provides a safe, academic, Christ-centered environment that models the life of Christ through faith, kindness, and respect for all. Our school is a warm, welcoming place where students love to learn and learn to love others as Christ does.

We believe that each person is created in the image and likeness of God, and deserves to be treated with respect. We convey Christ’s love in a school that prepares all students spiritually, emotionally, academically, and socially. Our churches, families, and schools combine as one supportive community.

Our Christ-like environment promotes rigorous educational opportunities, physical wellness, and mental support for all. Our positive atmosphere is encouraged through our words and our actions.

We invite you to schedule a visit to learn more about joining the Co-Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Middle School. We want to be sure that your experience with us is the right choice for you and your family. Come join us as we see Christ in others and work to be Christ for others. Please don't hesitate to contact me to learn more about our school and to arrange a tour.

God Bless,

Matthew Langsdale, Principal
(507) 282-5248