Seton Hall Preparatory School

120 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052-0705
     Tel: (973)325-7737
        
   
Grades: 9 - 12 | 951 students
Seton Hall Prep is a private boys high school (grades 9-12) of the Archdiocese of Newark.
Founded in 1856, Seton Hall is the oldest Catholic college preparatory school in New Jersey.
The Prep provides an academically demanding environment to approximately 900 young men from a diverse spectrum of over 120 towns in the northern part of New Jersey.
SHP takes as its mission the development of the whole man—spiritual, intellectual, social and physical.
The Prep community proceeds from a belief that growth as a whole person is not limited to secular knowledge but involves the spiritual fulfillment that has been a central concern in its educational tradition.
In as much as such growth and maturity are rooted in personal and social responsibility, a code of conduct and expectations is in place to guide the student community in their daily activities.
Consequent to its Catholic identity, SHP seeks to foster an ecumenical and diverse community, faithful to a Judeo-Christian heritage.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 951 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 27%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Seton Hall Preparatory School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Lakeside School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Valley Settlement House Cc Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Valley Settlement House Cc Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Orange
    Valley Settlement House Cc Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    33-41 Tompkins Street
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)678-2550
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-K | 70 students                      
  • Orange
    St John Grammar School
    (Roman Catholic)
    455 White St
    OrangeNJ 07050
    (973)674-8951
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 182 students                      
  • Orange
    Kelob Childrens Academy (Daycare)
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    P.o. Box 788
    OrangeNJ 07050
    (973)395-4377
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-K | 42 students                      
  • Orange
    The Lakeside School
    Special Education School (Non-sectarian)
    123 Cleveland St
    OrangeNJ 07050
    (973)678-7778
    Special Education School (Non-sectarian)
    0.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 22 students                      
  • West Orange
    8 Saint Cloud Pl
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)731-3503
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | Gr. K-9 | 196 students                      

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