Scranton Preparatory School

1000 Wyoming Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509-0185
Tel: (570)941-7737
Grades: 9 - 12 | 803 students
Scranton Prep is a Jesuit college preparatory day school for boys and girls.
The current enrollment is over 800students.
As a Jesuit, Ignatian high school, it's mission is to form a learning community of men and women distinguished by its commitment to competence, conscience and compassion.
Scranton Prep serves students from every county in Northeast Pennsylvania, including portions of New York state.
The school provides convenient transportation for outlying areas. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1944

Student Body

Total Students 803 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 4%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Scranton Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 95%
Average Class Size 25 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, Ap English Composition, AP English Literature, AP Human Geography, AP Latin Poetry, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Psychology,
Average SAT score 1681
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 17
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,700
Tuition Notes Need based financial aid available
% on Financial Aid 33%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,500
Acceptance Rate 72%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Christian S. Davis

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Society, Chorale, Computer Club, Future Business Leaders of America, Glee Club, Human Rights Club, Intramural sports, Junior Academy Of Science, Junior Statesman of America, Language Clubs, Math Club, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Pro-Life Club, Red Cross Blood Drive, Scholastic Bowl, School Newspaper, Science Oympiad, Service Club, Speech and Debate - Forensics, Student Government, Theatre, Yearbook Art Society, Chorale, Computer Club, Glee Club, Language Clubs, Math Club, Mock Trial, Pro-Life Club, Service Club, Theatre, Yearbook, Future Business Leaders of America,
Human Rights Club,
Intramural sports,
Junior Academy Of Science,
Junior Statesman of America,
National Honor Society,
Red Cross Blood Drive,
Scholastic Bowl,
School Newspaper,
Science Oympiad,
Speech and Debate - Forensics,
Student Government,

School Notes:

99% of students go on to a four year college. 78% of students get accepted to the college of their first choice. Scranton Prep enjoys a seven-year program with the University of Scranton and Marywood University. A student who graduates Prep in four years has the potential to graduate both Universities in three years. Yealy, the graduating class earns in excess of 25 million dollars in performance based merit scholarships.

Scranton Prep has 4.5 guidance counselors serving it's student body

All students are required to do community service and there is a full-time director of community service. Special summer service programs serve throughout the United States.

Profile last updated: 09/13/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bais Yaakov Of Scranton (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Clare/st Paul School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Clare/st Paul School (0.6 miles away)
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  • Scranton
    St Clare/st Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 381 students
    0.6 miles
    1527 Penn Ave
    Scranton, PA 18509
    (570)343-7880
    0.6PK-8
    381
  • Scranton
    Grades: KG-8 | 115 students
    0.7 miles
    540 Monroe Ave
    Scranton, PA 18510
    (570)346-1576
    0.7KG-8
    115
  • Scranton
    Bais Yaakov Of Scranton
    All-girls (Jewish)
    Grades: 9-12 | 10 students
    0.7 miles
    1025 Vine St
    Scranton, PA 18510
    (570)347-5003
    0.79-12
    10
  • Scranton
    Depaul School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-8 | 34 students
    0.8 miles
    Po Box 1103
    Scranton, PA 18501
    (570)341-4398
    0.81-8
    34
  • Scranton
    Grades: 9-12 | 90 students
    0.8 miles
    Po Box 1141
    Scranton, PA 18501
    (570)346-1747
    0.89-12
    90

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