Don Bosco Prep High School

492 N. Franklin Turnpike,
Ramsey, NJ, 07446-0744
Tel: (201)327-8003
Grades: 9 - 12 | 868 students
Don Bosco Prep is a private, Catholic, college preparatory high school for young men, grades 9 through 12.
Administered by the Salesian Society of St. John Bosco, a religious order of priests and brothers, Don Bosco Prep is solidly founded on Catholic philosophy.
The school offers rigorous academics at the AP, Honors and College Preparatory levels.
Broad offerings are also provided in extracurricular activities, clubs and athletics.
Accredited by The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Don Bosco Prep is a member of The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, The National Catholic Education Association, The National Association of Secondary School Principals, The National Honor Society, The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association and The Northern New Jersey Interscholastic League.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1915

Student Body

Total Students 868 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 82%
Average Class Size 23 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
Average SAT score 1717
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(DBP Polo Shirt, Khaki Pants, Dress Shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 17
Yearly Tuition Cost $13,400
Tuition Notes Underclassmen Student Fee - $535 Capital Improvement Fee - $500 Registration Fee - $350
Admissions Director George Mihalik
Admissions Associate Marilyn Palka


Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Alpine SkiingBaseballBasketballBowlingCrew
Cross CountryFencingFootballGolfIce Hockey
LacrosseSoccerSwimmingTennisTrack and Field
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyballWinter TrackWrestling
Alpine SkiingBaseball,
CrewCross Country,
GolfIce Hockey,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 60 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ambassadors, Amnesty International, Art Club, Bagpipe and Drum Corps, Business Club, Chess Club, Computer Club, Concert Band, Concert Choir, Creative Writing Club, Criminal Justice/Law Club, Debate Team, Emergency Responders, English Honor Society, Environmental Awareness, French Club, French Honor Society, Frisbee Teams, German Culture Club, German Honor Society, Health Occupations Students of America, Intramurals, Ironmen Fighting Cancer, Italian Club, Italian Honor Society, Junior Statesmen of America, Knights of Don Bosco, Latin Club, Literary Magazine, Liturgical Music Group, MSG Varsity Reporters, Math Honor Society, Math Team, Mission Club, Mock Trial, Model Congress, Model UN, National Honor Society, Newspaper - The Ironman, Outdoors Club, Peer Mediation, Photography Club, Ping Pong Club, Pro Life Club, Prom Committees, Prospective Physicians Club, SADD - Students Against Destructive Decisions, School Musical, Science Honor Society, Ski and Snowboard Club, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, Spectrum, Stage Crew, String Ensemble, Student Council, TV Club, Writers' Club, Yearbook - The Bosconian, Youth Ministry Club Ambassadors, Art Club, Business Club, Chess Club, Computer Club, Concert Band, Concert Choir, Debate Team, French Club, Frisbee Teams, Intramurals, Italian Club, Latin Club, Math Team, Mission Club, Mock Trial, Model Congress, Model UN, Outdoors Club, Peer Mediation, Ping Pong Club, Pro Life Club, School Musical, Spanish Club, Spectrum, Stage Crew, TV Club, Writers' Club, Amnesty International,
Bagpipe and Drum Corps,
Creative Writing Club,
Criminal Justice/Law Club,
Emergency Responders,
English Honor Society,
Environmental Awareness,
French Honor Society,
German Culture Club,
German Honor Society,
Health Occupations Students of America,
Ironmen Fighting Cancer,
Italian Honor Society,
Junior Statesmen of America,
Knights of Don Bosco,
Literary Magazine,
Liturgical Music Group,
MSG Varsity Reporters,
Math Honor Society,
National Honor Society,
Newspaper - The Ironman,
Photography Club,
Prom Committees,
Prospective Physicians Club,
SADD - Students Against Destructive Decisions,
Science Honor Society,
Ski and Snowboard Club,
Spanish Honor Society,
String Ensemble,
Student Council,
Yearbook - The Bosconian,
Youth Ministry Club,

School Notes:

    • 1 National Merit Scholarship Finalist
    • 8 National Merit Commended Scholars
    • Over $21.9 million in scholarships, grants and financial aid from colleges and universities
    • 51 Advanced Placement Scholars
    • 2174 - Mean SAT score for top 10% of Class of 2012

    Profile last updated: 09/09/2013

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The nearest elementary school is Goddard School For Early Childhood (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Tutor Time Child Care Learning Center (0.8 miles away)
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