Preston High School

Tel: (718)863-9134
  • Preston High School is a private college-preparatory school for young women, established in 1947 by the Sisters of the Divine Compassion.
  • Located in the Throgs Neck section of the Bronx, and situated on the banks of the East River, the natural environment provides a unique setting for study and recreation.
  • Preston seeks to promote the integration of formal learning, real world experience, and social responsibility with Christian faith and practice.
  • School-wide goals are aimed at fostering the intellectual life, cultivating a confident posture in personal and interactive pursuits, and facilitating the maturation of distinct gifts and talents.
  • As these are addressed within a strong community context, they simultaneously foster a social consciousness and responsibility, and a positive interpersonal dynamic.
  • Holistic development which addresses the intellectual, spiritual, emotional and physical dimensions of life is the theme that integrates academic and co-curricular programs and encourages a liberation of mind and spirit that enables lifelong learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1947

Student Body

Total Students 496 students
Student Body Type All-girls
Students by Grade Preston High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
72%
Average Class Size 22 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,900
Tuition Notes General fee $970
Admissions Director Cristina Fragale
Admissions Associate Karen Guzman

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
SoccerSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Choir, Compassion Connection, Cooking Club, Cultural Clubs, Dance Team, Gardening Club, Honors Society, Interest Clubs, STEP team, Service Clubs, Student Council, Theater Production, Yearbook Club Art Club, Choir, Cooking Club, Cultural Clubs, Dance Team, Gardening Club, Honors Society, Interest Clubs, STEP team, Service Clubs, Yearbook Club, Compassion Connection,
Student Council,
Theater Production,

School Notes

  • Preston requires that all students submit an application with essay in addition to the TACHS exam.
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