Georgetown Preparatory School

Tel: (301)493-5000
  • Georgetown Preparatory School, one of the oldest boys' schools in America is the only Jesuit boarding school in the country.
  • The average graduate takes 5 A.P. courses with 90% of scores qualifying for college credit.
  • 97% of the boys play interscholastic sports. The school's interscholastic athletic, forensics and fine arts programs enjoy national recognition.
  • Our Mission is to form men of competence, conscience, courage and compassion, men of faith, men for others. Learn more at www.iamahoya.org.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Institute for Independent Education
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1789

Student Body

Total Students497 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 33%
Students by GradeGeorgetown Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses25 courses
Average SAT score1400
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(khaki pants, tie, dress shirt, jacket, dress shoes.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 5
Yearly Tuition Cost$33,165
Tuition NotesIncludes hot lunch.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$19,000
Acceptance Rate
23%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBrett Graham
Admissions AssociateRobert J Begin

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
FencingFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseRugby,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arrupe Society (Service), Asian Pacific Club, Black Student Union, Booster Club, Dramatics Society, Enviromental Action Club, Forensics Club, International Relations Club, Intramurals, Model UN Model OAS Delegations, National Honor Society, Oasis Music Club, Physics Club, Political Review (Editorial Magazine), Prep Singers, Somos Amigos (Service), Spanish Club, Speech and Debate, Student Alumni Association, Student Government, The Blue and Gray (Literary Magazine), The Cupola (Yearbook), The Little Hoya (Newspaper) Booster Club, Forensics Club, Intramurals, Physics Club, Prep Singers, Spanish Club, Arrupe Society (Service),
Asian Pacific Club,
Black Student Union,
Dramatics Society,
Enviromental Action Club,
International Relations Club,
Model UN Model OAS Delegations,
National Honor Society,
Oasis Music Club,
Political Review (Editorial Magazine),
Somos Amigos (Service),
Speech and Debate,
Student Alumni Association,
Student Government,
The Blue and Gray (Literary Magazine),
The Cupola (Yearbook),
The Little Hoya (Newspaper),

School Notes

  • Georgetown Prep is located in a suburban setting near the National Institutes of Health and the Bethesda Naval Medical Center. Conveniently positioned across from the Grosvenor Station of the Washington Metro's Red Line, students from all over the metro area attend our school.
  • Prep alumni include Brian Cashman '85 (General Manager - New York Yankees), Former Senator Christopher Dodd '62 (United States Senator), A.J. Wood '91 (U.S. National Soccer Player and former Olympian), Mo Rocca '87 (Comedian, formerly of the The Daily Show), William Bidwill '49 (Owner - NFL's Arizona Cardinals) and many other successful graduates. Prep families also include the Kennedys and the family of George Washington.
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