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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 491 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,500
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Holy Ghost Prep ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
491 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Holy Ghost Prep Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
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)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$9,000
Admissions Director
Ryan Abramson
Admissions Associate
Cindy McDonald

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School Notes

  • Holy Ghost Prep is a private, independent boys` school founded in 1897.  Located in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, the school attracts students from nearly 100 different elementary and middle schools from Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  HGP today is a vibrant community of nearly 500 young men preparing for college through a challenging program which stresses the cultivation of students' unique gifts and talents, academic excellence, and generous service to the poor.

School Reviews

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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.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 491 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,500
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Bucks County, PA is $11,095 for elementary schools and $26,152 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Bucks County, PA is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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