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Saint Peter's Preparatory School

Saint Peter's Preparatory School is an all-male private Catholic traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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Saint Peter's Preparatory School says

Saint Peter's Prep is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for young men, sponsored by the Society of Jesus. Established in 1872 and located in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, Saint Peter's historically has responded to the educational needs of its local families in Hudson County, as well as those from throughout northern and central New Jersey and New York City. The school today is a diverse community. Its faculty consists of Jesuits and lay men and women. The students, residents of both urban and suburban areas, travel from 133 different towns and represent a variety of ethnic, economic, geographic, social and religious backgrounds. Saint Peter's celebrates this diversity and considers Jesus' call to serve those in need an important component of the mission of the school.

Mission Statement

Saint Peter's Prep is a Catholic, Jesuit college preparatory school which seeks to form young men of competence, conscience and compassion. Both enriched and challenged by its diversity, Prep is a community of learners seeking to find God in all things. The academic, athletic, co-curricular, spiritual and service programs aim to foster in students an understanding of the world and the courage to advance the common good.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 932
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 261
10 247
11 235
12 189

Saint Peter's Preparatory School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Saint Peter's Preparatory School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 11 : 1
Gender 100% Male
Dress Code Formal


  • Baseball
  • Bowling
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Diving
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Winter Track and Field
  • Wrestling

Associations & Memberships

Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)

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