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St Johns is a locality southeast of Kapunda in the northern Barossa Valley, South Australia. Originally a private subdivision on sections 1450, 1451 and 1533 of the Hundred of Belvidere, the boundaries of the locality were formalised in 2000 and the name formally adopted based on long-established use.The foundation stone for the St John the Evangelist church was laid on 2 April 1850, however the building was not completed until 30 April 1854. A school was opened in 1859, run by the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart after 1868. From 1897, the school became a reformatory for girls until it closed in 1909.