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St. John's Preparatory School

St. John's Preparatory School is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

St. John's Preparatory School says

St. John's Preparatory School is a Catholic, co-educational, urban high school committed to teaching its students Catholic doctrine and values. We challenge and encourage our students to grow spiritually, intellectually, emotionally and morally. We strive to foster a Christian community by teaching our students that they must love themselves, others and God. We encourage our students to develop a sense of responsibility that addresses themselves, their families, their school and the needs of the world beyond the school. St. John's Preparatory School is committed to educating an academically, ethnically, socially and racially mixed student body which mirrors the diversity of New York City. We promote the development of our students' unique talents through our comprehensive academic and extracurricular programs. We foster a deep sense of respect and appreciation in our students for the uniqueness and talents of others. We challenge our students to recognize God and each other. St. John's Preparatory School intends that the religious, moral, academic, social, physical and creative opportunities offered to our students will help prepare them for the many challenges of life. It is our belief that a St. John's Preparatory School education will give our students a strong foundation as they work to build the City of God. St. John's Preparatory School is a Catholic, co-educational, urban high school committed to teaching its students Catholic doctrine and values. We challenge and encourage our students to grow spiritually, intellectually, emotionally and morally. We strive to foster a Christian community by teaching our students that they must love themselves, others and God. We encourage our students to develop a sense of responsibility that addresses themselves, their families, their school and the needs of the world beyond the school. St. John's Preparatory School is committed to educating an academically, ethnically, socially and racially mixed student body which mirrors the diversity of New York City. We promote the development of our students' unique talents through our comprehensive academic and extracurricular programs. We foster a deep sense of respect and appreciation in our students for the uniqueness and talents of others. We challenge our students to recognize God and each other. St. John's Preparatory School intends that the religious, moral, academic, social, physical and creative opportunities offered to our students will help prepare them for the many challenges of life. It is our belief that a St. John's Preparatory School education will give our students a strong foundation as they work to build the City of God.

Curriculum

Students take a full course of study including four years of Religion, English, Social Studies and Physical Education; at least three years of Mathematics, and Science and two years of Foreign Language. Credits taken in Health, Fine Arts, Business courses and a variety of electives round out the students four year program.Advanced Placement or College Level courses have been offered in English, Biology, European History, Psychology, Spanish and Calculus.The Enrichment Program provides courses in Reading, Writing and Mathematics to students in need of additional help in these areas.The Christian Service Program, offered through the Religion Department, gives students the opportunity to take part in service programs in the local community while fulfilling their requirement of a fourth year of religion.Guidance Department counseling is available to all students when choosing courses and assistance is given each student in preparing for college or a career.

Mission Statement

St. John's Preparatory School, a college preparatory co-educational high school, is dedicated to promoting academic excellence and to instilling the principles and values of the Catholic Faith in a positive, nurturing environment. Inspired by its Vincentian tradition, St. John's Prep is built upon the profound respect for every individual. Students' character formation is nurtured through a vigorous academic curriculum, an engaging religious program, enriching service experiences and extensive extracurricular opportunities. St. John's Prep prepares students to be successful in meeting the challenges of the 21st century and in creating a world in which all have life more abundantly.

Transportation

Buses: Q69

Trains: N, Q

Finance

Finance

Tuition

Grades Cost Term
K-12 $7,800 Annual

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Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (718) 721-7200

Entrance Requirements

  • TACHS

Academics

Academics
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP World History
  • AP European History
  • AP United States History
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 825
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 216
10 215
11 205
12 189

St. John's Preparatory School's relatively even 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 St. John's Preparatory School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 18 : 1
Gender 50% Male / 50% Female
Dress Code Uniform
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 25%
Multi-racial 12%
Hispanic/Latino 36%
Black or African American 19%
Asian 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

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