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St. Joseph's Preparatory School

John Petruzzelli, Principal
Map1733 W. Girard Ave.
Phila., PA 19130
  • Independent School


The only Jesuit high school in the Delaware Valley, the urban, college preparatory school develops hearts, minds and souls of young men in pursuit of becoming "men for and with others."

HS Short Description

Catholic, urban, college prep. Develops the heart, minds & souls of boys in their pursuit of becoming "men for & with others." 14 varsity teams; 4 sports clubs; summer program.

Open House Dates

Sun., Oct. 14

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Philadelphia
Grades of School: 9-12
Gender: Boys
Enrollment: 896
Religious affiliation: Jesuit
Students per teacher: 22
Tuition: $23,900
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: 1:1 Chromebooks provided, computer programming
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 17 AP
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 632 (Verbal), 630 (Math). Average ACT Scores: 26
Standardized test scores: High proficiency
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Latin, French, German, Spanish, Chinese - 9; Greek - 10
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Honor society
Instrumental music
Visual arts
Vocal music
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Athletic prowess
Community service
Some special needs accommodated>: yes
Summer program?: yes
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