10900 Rockville Pike
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Georgetown Preparatory School, one of the oldest boys' schools 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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 494 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $62,090
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $38,330
  • Acceptance rate: 23%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 7
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Georgetown Preparatory School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 307 schools) for:

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Attribute
Student Test Scores
School History

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
Georgetown Preparatory School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1789
1907
Campus Size
90 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
494 students
300 students
% Students of Color
29%
26%
% International Students
13%
20%
% Students Boarding
25%
70%
Average SAT Score
1400
* 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
Khaki pants, tie and jacket
Casual
Average Class Size
16 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
25
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
85%
70%
Summer Program Offered
Yes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$20.5 million
$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$62,090
$61,200
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$38,330
$34,900
% Students on Financial Aid
26%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$19,000
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Jan. 7
Jan. 15
SSAT Required
Yes
Yes
Average Percentile SSAT
60%
-
Acceptance Rate
23%
58%
Director of Admissions
Brett Graham '92
Associate Director of Admissions
Robert J. Begin

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
23
23
Extracurriculars
Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding, Arrupe Society (Service), Band, Chorus, Drama, Forensics, Big Buddies, Crafts Club, Drama & Drama Tech, Dramatic Society, French National Honor Society, Gap Players, Horizons Literary Magazine, Horticulture Club, K Club (Campus Tours), Ropes Challenge Course, Speech and Debate, Student Alumni Association, Student Government, The Blue and Gray (Literary Magazine), The Cupola (Yearbook), The Little Hoya (Newspaper), Walden Club

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.
  • Georgetown Preparatory 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
    • Michael Bidwill '83 - Owner - Arizona Cardinals (NFL)
    • Roy Hibbert '04 - Indiana Pacers Basketball
    • Neil Gorsuch '85 - Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
    • Brett Kavanaugh '83 - 'Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
    • Jerome Powell '71 - Chair of the Federal Reserve
Source: Verified school update

Alumni Reviews Review School

Review
Description

Class of 2008
5.00
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. . .

Class of 2007
5.00
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. . .

Class of 2004
5.00
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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 494 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $62,090
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $38,330
  • Acceptance rate: 23%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 7
  • Source: Verified school update

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