High School Supplement 2016

St. John’s Preparatory School

Paving the Way for the Leaders of Tomorrow

st-johns-prep-tachs-020-smSt. John’s Preparatory School has been paving the way for leaders of tomorrow for nearly 150 years. Located in Astoria, St. John’s Preparatory School (SJP) is dedicated to promoting academic excellence and to instilling the principles and values of the Catholic faith in a positive, nurturing environment.

Inspired by its Vincentian tradition, St. John’s Prep, established in 1870, is built upon the profound respect for every individual. A vigorous academic curriculum, an engaging spiritual program, meaningful service experiences and extensive extracurricular opportunities establish a strong foundation for life.

Spiritual Development

• Religious Studies Curriculum and four-year Retreat Program

• Extensive Leadership Program

• A Comprehensive Christian Service Program

• School-wide liturgies throughout the academic year

Academic Development

• 100-percent college acceptance

• St. John’s Prep graduates awarded more than 40 million in college scholarships

• An exclusive Baccalaureate Program in partnership with St. John’s University enables SJP
students to complete high school and college in seven years

• Advanced Placement (AP) courses available in every academic discipline

• College Advantage Program in partnership with St. John’s University allows students to earn college credit in a wide variety of courses

• On-site college fair, college admissions interviews and college scholarship offerings

• Honors Program

• A rigorous curriculum individualized to prepare students for success – taught by talented and certified teachers

• Advanced classes in biology, chemistry and physics compliment the science electives, such as forensic science, human health and disease, computer coding and 3-D printing

• Advanced foreign language offerings in French, Italian, Latin and Spanish

• Full-time college counseling and guidance program

• SAT and ACT Prep Course taught by SJP College Board-certified teachers

• Individualized tutoring sessions offered by faculty members and members of the National Honor Society

• Specialized programs in partnership with St. John’s University, such as Writing Center, Science Research Workshops and Advanced Laboratory Programs

• Visual and Performing Arts Program

Activities, Arts and Athletics

• Comprehensive list of clubs and activities that complement the educational experience

• Science Olympiad, Robotics, Math League, Language Clubs, Chess Club, Investors Club

• Competitive athletic teams and sports clubs

• Performing Arts Program

• Red Storm News – copy, writing, filming, editing, producing and journalism

• Over 50 exciting clubs, teams, activities and events

Global Awareness

• Students discover the world with the St. John’s Prep International Travel Program

• Students also gain valuable experiences through in service-learning by working in charitable projects around the world

• Students enriched with a global perspective

• International students program

St. John’s Prep inspires every student to be a confident leader who can meet the challenges of the 21st century. Come join the St. John’s Prep community.


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