COLLEGEVILLE -- The faculty of St. John's Prep has received high acclaim by a list ranking the best private high school teachers in Minnesota.

Niche.com ranked the teachers of St. John's Prep at number two in the state based on quality of the educators, as well as surveys by students and parents.

The high ranking shows the teachers are intelligent and engaging -- providing a good learning environment -- and students are happy with the instruction they receive.

The student-to-teacher ratio at St. John's Prep is about 10-to-1 and the average ACT score is 26.5 -- over five points higher than the national average.