St. Paul's Preparatory Academy

  • The St. Paul's Advantage is a community of young men being challenged to increase academic achievement, character development, and spiritual awareness, with the benefit of counseling support, in a structured setting.
  • The St. Paul's Advantage is that we are a traditional independent school with exceptional faculty and staff, small classes, a supportive environment, healthy activities and fulfilling volunteerism.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmild learning differences
Year Founded1962
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students30 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 38%
Students by GradeSt. Paul's Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size6 students
Average SAT score1100
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(school issued uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$65,000
Tuition Notes$65,000 for a 12 month, all-inclusive, contract.Small class size, students who are undermotivated and underachieving. Some minor learning difficulties. Acting out behaviors.
% on Financial Aid
18%
Average Financial Aid Grant$7,388
Acceptance Rate
20%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMike Testa, Assistant Head of School

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Football, GolfBaseballBasketball,
FootballGolf,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Character Education- Degree System, Community Service, Hiking, National Honor Society, Seminars, Steel Drum Band, Team Building, Yoga

School Notes

  • Education about Life. Education for Life.
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