St Philip Preparatory School

  • Saint Philip the Apostle School believes that the total integration of religious faith and values in the academic and learning process helps bring about the character of our school community as one dedicated to the teaching of the whole person.
  • Therefore, we pledge that St. Philip the Apostle School is a Catholic community dedicated to creating an environment that fosters the spiritual, mental, and social growth of each child.
  • The administration, faculty, staff and students will nurture a loving community inspired by Gospel teaching and the example of Jesus Christ.
  • Through a diversity of curriculum and culture, the students will discover their unique talents and recognize them as gifts from God to be joyfully shared in the service of the Church and society.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students469 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
56%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St Philip Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • Nutley
    Good Shepherd Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 325 students
    4.6 miles
    24 Brookline Ave
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973) 667-2049
    4.6 PK-8
    325
  • Paramus
     Visitation Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 249 students
    7.7 miles
    222 Farview Ave
    Paramus, NJ 07652
    (201) 262-6067
    7.7 PK-8
    249
  • Clifton
    Grades: K-8 | 55 students
    1.7 miles
    780 Clifton Ave
    Clifton, NJ 07013
    (973) 473-4144
    1.7 K-8
    55
  • Clifton
    Grades: PK-8 | 157 students
    2.5 miles
    37 Speer Ave
    Clifton, NJ 07013
    (973) 773-8090
    2.5 PK-8
    157
  • Bloomfield
    Grades: NS-8 | 272 students
    2.9 miles
    50 Byrd Ave
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973) 338-8505
    2.9 NS-8
    272

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