Scranton Preparatory School

  • 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.

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Scranton Preparatory School places among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1944
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students752 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeScranton Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size25 students
Number of AP Courses14 courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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 score1210
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 17
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,700
Tuition NotesNeed based financial aid available
% on Financial Aid
33%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,500
Acceptance Rate
72%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorChristian S. Davis

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, 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

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.
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    105.7 miles
    523 Clifton Ave
    Darby, PA 19023
    (610)461-1522
    105.7 5-12
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  • Kingston
    Good Shepherd Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-1 | 133 students
    16.4 miles
    316 N Maple Ave
    Kingston, PA 18704
    (570)718-4724
    16.4 PK-1
    133
  • Lancaster
    Grades: 6-12 | 775 students
    100.7 miles
    2176 Lincoln Hwy East
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    (717)299-0436
    100.7 6-12
    775
  • Pittsburgh
    Grades: 9-12 | 33 students
    232.9 miles
    5711 Howe St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
    (412)361-7182
    232.9 9-12
    33

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