Villanova Preparatory School

Villanova Preparatory School was founded in 1924 as a Catholic school in the Augustinian tradition and is the only boarding school in California to offer the IB Diploma Programme.
At Villanova, all educational and extra-curricular activities emphasize the Augustinian values of unity, truth, and love.
Through a balanced program of academic courses, athletics, community service, art and extra-curricular activities, Villanova channels students' curiosity, enthusiasm, and energy so they can reach the full potential of their abilities and interests.
Villanova provides an outstanding community-based education for its students with a student-teacher ratio of 10:1 and an average class size of 15.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 220 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $22,500
  • Acceptance rate: 62%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1924
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
Cost varies depending on boarding option and program.
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
220 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Villanova Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
58%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
1 course
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Physics C, IB 20th Century World History SL & HL, IB Art SL & HL, IB Biology HL, IB Chemistry HL, IB English 11 SL & HL, IB English 12 HL, IB English 12 SL, IB Environmental Systems and Societies, IB History of the America HL, IB Latin, IB Math HL, IB Math Studies SL, IB Music SL, IB Psychology SL & HL, IB Spanish AB SL, IB Spanish SL & HL, Theory of Knowledge (IB)
Average SAT score
1260
Average ACT score
28
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
7 Day Resident Tuition: $61,500 5 Day Tuition: $51,500 Day Tuition: $22,500
% on Financial Aid
37%
Acceptance Rate
62%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mr. Tyler Hart, M.A. Ed.
Admissions Associate
Mr. Vincent Girardi
Endowment Size
$12 million

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Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Associated Student Body (ASB)/Leadership, California Scholarship Federation, Campus Ministry, Chess Club, Chinese Community Club, Clare Boothe Luce, Hogar Infantile, Interact Club, Latin Club, Math Tutoring Club, Mock Trial, National Honor Club, Student Ambassadors, Writing Club

School Notes

  • Day and Boarding school with 65% day and 35% resident students
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 220 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $22,500
  • Acceptance rate: 62%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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