S. JOHN’S PREPARATORY SCHOOL
21-21 Crescent Street
Astoria, NY, 11105
Principal: Maria N. Johnson
Admissions Director: (718) 721-7200 ext. 699
Average Class Size: 26
Top 5 or Most Unique Extracurricular Activities: Art, Baseball, Basketball, Catholic Worker, Cheerleading, Chess Club, Coding, Dance, Drama, Golf, Environmental Awareness, Glee Club, Jazz Rock Band, Junior Ladies of Charity, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, Photography, Red Cross, Redstorm News, Robotics, Science Olympiad, Soccer, Softball, Speech & Debate, Student Council, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Young Investors and many more.
Open House: Saturday, October 16, from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. by appointment
Percentage of Seniors Attending College: 100
Top 2021 Seniors Attending: Boston College, Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, CUNY, Dartmouth College, Drexel University, FIT, Fordham University, George Washington University, Harvard University, Howard University, Hofstra, Iona College, Johns Hopkins, New York University, Northeastern, Pace University, Penn State University, Pratt Institute, Princeton University, Queens College, Rensselaer RPI, St. John’s University, Stony Brook University, SUNY, Syracuse University, Vassar College, Wesleyan University
College Credit Courses: Advanced Placement Courses in Biology, Calculus, English Language and Composition, English Literature, European History, Physics, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, United States History, World History
Admissions Requirements: TACHS Test
School Motto: That they may have life more abundantly.
What makes St. John’s Prep a Top High School? St. John’s Preparatory School is dedicated to promoting academic excellence and to instilling the principles and values of the Catholic faith in a positive, supportive environment. Through an advanced, challenging curriculum, St. John’s Prep focuses on the growth of the individual student.
Students from St. John’s Prep may attend St. John’s University during their senior year through a unique SJP/SJU Baccalaureate Program. They can also take college courses through the College Advancement Program with St. John’s University.
The Campus Life Retreat Program beginning in freshman year helps students learn more about themselves, each other and recognize God in others.
The Performing arts and multi-media program engages students as writers, actors, dancers, designers, directors, musicians, singers and technicians. It fosters creativity, improves confidence and allows them to embrace their self-expression.
Advanced science and technology courses, programs and activities provide a strong foundation for future careers and innovative thinking.