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St. John’s Preparatory School

A Strong Foundation for Tomorrow’s Leaders

St. John’s Preparatory School in Astoria is a co-educational high school 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 profound respect for every individual. An engaging academic curriculum, a welcoming spiritual program, meaningful service experiences and an extensive array of extracurricular opportunities establish a strong foundation for life.

St. John’s Prep prepares students to be successful in meeting the challenges of the 21st century and in creating a world in which all “have life more abundantly.”

Spiritual Growth
• Religious Studies curriculum and four-year Retreat Program
• Extensive Leadership Program
• A comprehensive Christian service program
• School liturgies through the year

Academic Development
• 100-percent college acceptance rate
• Graduates are awarded more than 40 million in college scholarships
• Exclusive Baccalaureate Program in partnership with St. John’s University enables students to complete high school and college in seven years
• Advanced Placement (AP) courses available in every academic discipline
• College Advantage Program, working in partnership with St. John’s University, allows students to earn college credit in a wide variety of courses
• An on-site college fair, college admissions interviews and college scholarship offerings
• Honors Program
• Rigorous curriculum individualized to prepare students for success, taught by talented and certified teachers
• Advanced science classes in biology, chemistry and physics complement various science electives, such as forensic science, human health and disease, computer coding and 3-D printing
• Advanced language offerings in French, Italian, Latin and Spanish
• A full-time college counseling and guidance program
• Kaplan Test Prep with SAT/ACT courses, which are offered exclusively to the St. John’s Prep student body
• Specialized programs in partnership with St. John’s University, including the Writing Center, Science Research Workshops and Advanced Laboratory Programs
• A Visual and Performing Arts Program

Activities, Arts, Athletics
• Over 50 exciting clubs and teams, activities and events 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, journalism

Global Awareness
• Students discover the world through the school’s International Travel Program
• Students gain valuable experiences in service-learning by working in charitable projects around the world
• Students are enriched with a global perspective
• International students program

St. John’s Prep inspires every student to be a confident leader of tomorrow.