Oratory Preparatory School

  • Founded in 1907, Oratory Prep is committed to the educational development of young men (grades 7'12), sharing with them a vision of life rooted in and enlivened by the Roman Catholic tradition.
  • Oratory offers a rigorous education to prepare our students for college and beyond.
  • The Oratory Family is a small, tightly knit community with a strong tradition of spiritual vitality, academic excellence, and community service.
  • Oratory's focus on the individual has made an important difference in the lives of thousands of young men.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2015

Student Body

Total Students367 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Oratory Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Morristown
    Delbarton School
    Delbarton School Photo - Old Main, a mansion built in 1880 as the summer residence of the Kountze family, is the centerpiece of Delbarton's 200 acre campus.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 609 students
    9.4 miles
    230 Mendham Road
    Morristown, NJ 07960
    (973) 538-3231
    9.4 7-12
    609
  • West Orange
    Seton Hall Preparatory School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 959 students
    7.4 miles
    120 Northfield Ave
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973) 325-6626
    7.4 9-12
    959
  • Jersey City
    St. Peters Preparatory School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 930 students
    17.3 miles
    144 Grand Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201) 547-6400
    17.3 9-12
    930
  • Roselle
    Grades: 9-12 | 354 students
    7.6 miles
    350 Raritan Rd
    Roselle, NJ 07203
    (908) 245-2350
    7.6 9-12
    354
  • Livingston
    Grades: 6-12 | 599 students
    3.6 miles
    91 South Orange Avenue
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973) 992-7000
    3.6 6-12
    599

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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My son is in 7th grade. He loves going to school. The teachers are exceptional. they engage with their students and want their students to do well. Choosing oratory for our son was the best decision we made. we are blessed to be part of the oratory family
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Great school with great people! School is improving in all aspects each year, and it is awesome to watch it grow!
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OP has it all, great academics, athletics, faculty, administrators, students, parents, facilities and student body. Wish we had more boys ....
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The average private school tuition in New Jersey is $9,593 for elementary schools and $18,704 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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