Georgetown Preparatory School

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  • Loyola College in Maryland
    Since Georgetown Prep is a Jesuit high school, we were required to preform a certain amount of community service over the course of the year as well as over the summer and write reflections on. . .
  • University of Texas at Austin
    I believe the focus on Jesuit values is a unique aspect that distinguishes Georgetown Prep from other preparatory schools. The dedication to understanding the role of religion and spirituality in my life was in. . .
  • Concordia University
    There are many unique features which make Prep a great place. It's location is one of those features. Most boarding schools I visited were situated in small town with little to do. Prep is located. . .

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Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
Georgetown Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12 9-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
Religious Affiliation Catholic Non-denominational
Year Founded 1789 1910
Campus Size 90 acres 110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 492 students 298 students
% Students of Color
29%
20%
% International Students
13%
20%
% Students Boarding
25%
68%
Average SAT Score 1975 * National Avg. »View
Average ACT score 28 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Average Class Size 16 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:8 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 25 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
85%
70%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $20 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$56,665 $51,700
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$33,165 $28,500
% Students on Financial Aid
26%
35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $19,000 $21,582
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline Jan. 5 Jan. 15
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Average Percentile SSAT 60% -
Acceptance Rate
23%
57%
Director of AdmissionsBrett Graham '92
Associate Director of AdmissionsRobert J. Begin

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 14 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter Track, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 26 23
ExtracurricularsArrupe Society (Service), Asian Pacific Club, Black Student Union, Booster Club, Chess Club, Computer Club, Dramatics, Fencing Club, Forensics Club, International Relations Club, Intramural Sports, Math Club, Model UN/Model OAS Delegations, National Honor Society, Oasis Music Club, Photography Club, Political Review (Editorial Magazine), Prep Singers, Ski Club, Somos Amigos (Service), Speech and Debate, Student Alumni Association, Student Government, The Blue and Gray (Literary Magazine), The Cupola (Yearbook),

College Matriculation

Year: 2006 - 2008 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Georgetown University 26
Notre Dame University 15
University of Maryland Honors Program 15
University of Virginia 14
Boston College 12
University of Pennsylvania 11
William and Mary 7
Princeton University 6
Cornell University 5
Stanford University 5

School Notes

  • Georgetown Preparatory School, the oldest boys' school in America is the only Jesuit boarding school in the country. The average graduate takes 5 A.P. courses with 80% of scores qualifying for college credit. 82% of the boys play interscholastic sports. The school's interscholastic athletic, forensics and fine arts programs enjoy national recognition.Georgetown Prep is located in a suburban setting near the National Institutes of Health and the Bethesda Naval Medical Center. The school is located at the Grosvenor Station of the Washington Metro's Red Line. The school is 35 minutes from each of Washington's major airports. Prep alumni include Brian Cashman '85 (General Manager - New York Yankees), Senator Christopher Dodd '62 (United States Senator), A.J. Wood '91 (U.S. National Soccer Player and former Olympian), Mo Rocca '87 (Comedian, formerly of the The Daily Show), William Bidwill '49 (Owner - NFL's Arizona Cardinals) and many other successful graduates. Prep families also include the Kennedys and the family of George Washington.
  • School accreditations: Middle States, Maryland Dept. of Education
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Brian Cashman '85 - General Manager - New York Yankees
    • Christopher Dodd '62 - United States Senator
    • A.J. Wood '91 - U.S. National Soccer Player
    • Mo Rocca '87 - Comedian
    • William Bidwill '49 - Owner - Arizona Cardinals (NFL)
    • Roy Hibbert '04 - Indiana Pacers Basketball
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