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Top Ten Myths About St. Joseph's Preparatory School

OAEPARATO TOP TEN MYTHS ABOUT ST. JOSEPH’S S185 PREPARATORY SCHOOL 1.IT'S TOO FAR 6.I'M NOT CATHOLIC SO MY SON WON'T FIT IN Our central location allows prep students to come from all over the Delaware Valley - it's one of the defining characteristics of a Prep education. 12% of students are Non-Catholic While we're proudly Catholic - and proudly Jesuit - the Prep welcomes ZIP CODES STATES LONGEST students of all faiths. All students are REPRESENTED REPRESENTED COMMUTE taught the value of social justice and the importance of being men for and 177 3 (PA, NJ, DE) 90 minutes with others. ALLENTOWN TRENTON PHILADELPHIA WILMINGTON MILLVILLE 2.MY SON CAN'T GET THERE All roads lead to the Prep! There are many ways to get to 17th and Girard-and RELIGION ELECTIVES our students utilize all of them. 7.THE LOCATION IS NOT 22% drive/carpool 55% WHAT I'M LOOKING FOR school bus We believe our location is one of the best things about the Prep. It offers two educational opportunities for our students - one inside the classroom and one traveling 22% public 1% walk/bike I PHILLY IS transportation to and from school. OUR CAMPUS 3.IT'S TOO EXPENSIVE 8. THE STUDENTS ARE ALL THE SAME The value of a Jesuit education, tapped into an Alumni network of over 10,000 Preppers, is immeasurable. The Prep's philosophy and location allow it to be a true FINANCIAL AID STUDENTS ON STUDENTS melting pot, where students from various backgrounds and ethnicities converge. Jesuit schools are counter cultural, GIVEN 2013-2014: ACADEMIC GETTING AID SCHOLARSHIPS 3.75 million 35% 91 meaning they challenge even DO THE MATH! those students from similar backgrounds to grow in different ways, in ways that Tuition $19,900.00 - $7000.00 2013-2014 This value is make sense for them. attainable Average Financial Aid for your family! Package 2013-2014 $12,900.00 iiii 505 259 204 students from parochial school private/ students from public/ charter school students from students were 4.THE CURRICULUM IS TOO HARD homeschooled independent school Yes, the Prep is challenging, but for 160 years, that challenge has brought out the best in our students. Supported 9. MY SON WON'T LIKE AN ALL-BOYS SCHOOL by a community of faculty, staff and classmates, Prep students get the help they Many students enter with apprehension - "Will I like attending need to be successful. SINGLE-GENDER SCHOOL ACCORDING TO A SURVEY OF school without FRESHMEN (CLASS OF 2016): girls?" However few students, carry that feeling to graduation. Our boys appreciate the unique opportunity STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT if any, 94% enjoy most of their 95.3% believe their Freshman experience was rewarding COMFORT IN THE CLASSROOM classes at the Prep to grow and learn as Prep Brothers. LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 81 students inducted into NHS in 2012-13 10.THE PREP JUST ISN'T THE RIGHT PLACE FOR MY SON 5.MY SON WON'T MAKE THE TEAM The Prep is not for everyone, especially a student who doesn't want to get involved or Whether playing in the game or cheering on his work hard for what he wants. No one is handed Prep brothers from the any easy grades here, that's for sure. sidelines, your son is guaranteed a front-row seat for an incomparable display of Prep Pride. But if your son wants to be challenged, experience new things, learn from a community beyond his own backyard, and most importantly, become a part of the exceptional brotherhood that is St. Joseph's Prep, this is exactly where he should be. 170* 106* 35* Freshmen played on a Junior Varsity Freshmen Freshmen played on a Varsity Team played on a Freshman Team Team *This number includes all sports teams. Some students play more than one sport. St. Joseph's Preparatory School 1733 Girard W. Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130 215-978-1958 SCHOOL K) BIOETHICS IGNATIAN WAY NATIVE AMERICAN SPIRITUALITY ETHICS OF WAR AND PEACE

Top Ten Myths About St. Joseph's Preparatory School

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Top Ten Myths About St. Joseph's Preparatory School answers common concerns parents have about enrolling their kids in a preparatory school.


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