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The College Preparatory School

The College Preparatory School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

The College Preparatory School says

The College Preparatory School is a coeducational, independent day school serving grades nine through twelve. It offers a rigorous academic program for young people who are potential candidates for four-year colleges and universities. The school’s purpose is to prepare students for productive, ethical lives in college and beyond through a challenging and stimulating education in an atmosphere of consideration, trust, and mutual responsibility. Curriculum All courses are college preparatory, providing students with an exceptional education. A minimum of 17 units of academic course work is required for graduation. In setting forth its curriculum, the school is committed to several major emphases, to: develop powers of clear expression in writing and speech in English and in at least one foreign language ensure a solid understanding of the sciences and mathematics impart a sense of historical and global perspective encourage development of the aesthetic sense provide opportunities for vigorous physical growth integrate technology throughout the curriculum Our curriculum is rigorous and comprehensive, with core academic disciplines balanced by options in music, visual arts, dance, theater, health education, physical education, inter-scholastic athletics, forensics and community activities. Academic Courses English:English I, II, English Seminars History:World, Western, U.S., History Seminars Languages:French, Japanese, Latin, Spanish Mathematics: Mathematics I, II, III, IV, Calculus, Statistics Science:Physical Science, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Science Electives Other:Health Education, Psychology, Computer Science, Forensics, Freshman Foundations, Soph Ed, Independent Study Fine Arts Courses Visual Arts:Drawing and Design, Two and Three Dimensional Studios, Photography, Advanced Projects Drama:Acting, Drama, Stagecraft, Theater Production Music:Chorus, Vocal Ensemble, Beginning Instruments, Orchestra, Chamber Music, Jazz Band, Jazz Choir, Jazz Workshop Dance:Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Dance, Performing Dance Group Performing Arts:Drama Productions, Music Concerts, Art Exhibits, Dance Shows, Musicals, Music Tour, Cabaret Night Athletics CPS proudly sponsors competitive teams in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and volleyball. Other Co-Curricular Programs CPS offers community service, class retreats, student government, Intraterm courses, debate team, multicultural events, student publications, dances, clubs and an annual all-school snow trip.

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Finance

Finance

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Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (510) 652-4364
Email
  jonathan@college-prep.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 364
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 85
10 100
11 88
12 91

The College 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 The College Preparatory School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 8 : 1
Gender 45% Male / 55% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 55%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 15%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Extracurriculars

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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