Holy Ghost Prep

2429 Bristol Pike,
Bensalem, PA, 19020-0190
Tel: (215)639-2102
Grades: 9 - 12 | 483 students
Holy Ghost Preparatory School, founded by members of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost, the Spiritans, is a private Catholic school dedicated to the quality education of college-bound young men.
With Christ at the center, Holy Ghost Preparatory School aspires to form young men morally, intellectually, and spiritually in the Spiritan tradition.
This tradition fosters the development of community in "one heart and one mind," the cultivation of each student's unique gifts, academic excellence, and generous service to the poor.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1897

Student Body

Total Students 483 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Holy Ghost Prep Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
Number of AP Courses 20 courses
Average SAT score 1250
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Blazer, tie, pants, etc)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $17,500
% on Financial Aid 30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $7,000
Admissions Director Ryan Abramson
Admissions Associate Cindy McDonald

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Katharine Drexel School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is De La Salle Vocational School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is De La Salle Vocational School (0.7 miles away)
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  • Bensalem De La Salle Vocational School
    All-boys | Special Education School (Roman Catholic)
    1265 Street Rd
    Bensalem , PA , 19020
    (215)464-0344
    All-boys | Special Education School (Roman Catholic)
    0.7  mi  |  119  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Bensalem
    St Charles Borromeo School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1704 Bristol Pike
    Bensalem , PA , 19020
    (215)639-3456
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7  mi  |  342  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Bensalem
    St. Katharine Drexel School
    Alternative School
    3436 Bristol Pike
    Bensalem , PA , 19020
    (215)642-3058
    Alternative School
    1.3  mi  |  122  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Philadelphia St. Lukes Day School & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    11080 Knights Road
    Philadelphia , PA , 19154
    (215)632-8374
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.6  mi  |  57  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Philadelphia
    Our Lady Of Calvary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    11023 Kipling Ln
    Philadelphia , PA , 19154
    (215)637-1648
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.8  mi  |  843  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 22, 2014 - I currently have 2 sons enrolled at Holy Ghost and could not be happier. The teachers and school environment provide support so that the boys are able to meet the challenges of college prep courses with the encouragement of their teachers. There is a sense of community here that my sons feel a part of. Both of my boys are able to be students, athletes and musicians/artists all in one school. They are not relegated to one stereotype. The size of the school allows each student to foster their unique gifts and thrive. - Posted by Parent

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