St. Joseph's Preparatory School

Jesuit high school in Philadelphia

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St. Joseph's Preparatory School
1733 West Girard Avenue


United States
Coordinates39°58′21″N 75°9′53″W / 39.97250°N 75.16472°W / 39.97250; -75.16472Coordinates: 39°58′21″N 75°9′53″W / 39.97250°N 75.16472°W / 39.97250; -75.16472
MottoAd Majorem Dei Gloriam
(For the greater glory of God)
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Established1851; 170 years ago (1851)
OversightSociety of Jesus
PresidentJohn W. Swope
PrincipalAndrew T. Cavacos
Campus size6.5 acres (26,000 m2)
Color(s)Crimson and Gray   
SloganEducating Men of Competence, Conscience & Compassion since 1851
SongSwing on Along With the Crimson
Athletics conferencePhiladelphia Catholic League
AccreditationMiddle States Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
NewspaperThe Hawkeye
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St. Joseph's Preparatory School, known as "St. Joseph's Prep" or simply "The Prep", is an urban, private, Catholic, college preparatory school run by the Jesuits in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. It was founded in 1851.

  1. ^ MSA-CSS. "MSA-Commission on Secondary Schools". Archived from the original on 2009-09-17. Retrieved 2009-07-31.

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