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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    A+
Holy Ghost Preparatory School is a top rated, private, all-boys, Catholic school located in Bensalem, PA. It has 468 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. Tuition is $22,500 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
2429 Bristol Pike
Bensalem, PA 19020
Telephone
(215) 639-2102
Organization Memberships
NAIS, NCEA

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$22,500
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid
$8,000

Holy Ghost Preparatory School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1270
153 responses
Average ACT
30
55 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.8 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 34 responses
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  • Charity ball
    18%
  • The school dances are out of this world intense
    18%
  • Mother & Son Dance
    15%
  • Senior retreat
    15%
  • Father & Son Breakfast
    12%
  • Father & Son Service Projects
    12%
  • September Family Barbecue
    6%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
468
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.12 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.12 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.12 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.17 responses
Poll
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.17 responses
Poll
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.17 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
High
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.5 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.5 responses
Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    C+
  4. Good for Families
    B+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$61,915
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,096
National
$949
Median Home Value
$256,000
National
$184,700
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Holy Ghost Preparatory School Reviews

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HGP has been an incredible school for my sons. We were interested in continuing their single-sex, values based education and Ghost has proven to be the school that we hoped it would be. Caring faculty who serve as terrific role models and mentors, state-champion level athletics, and opportunities to participate in international service trips and in extra-curriculars that they otherwise might not have been exposed to....Ghost has aided in their development as scholars and global citizens.

We'd recommend it for any family looking to educate their son in a spirit of service, compassion, and intellectual curiosity.
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Holy Ghost does an excellent job preparing their students for college. There are many chances for a student to get involved from athletics to club/organizations for after school hours. The faculty are engaged and know their students strengths and weaknesses which allows them to not just teach the curriculum but teach to the student. The support system in place for the students as well as the parents is great, everyone from administration to teachers to counselors are there to ensure the success of the student.
Holy Ghost Preparatory School is an all boys Catholic school in Bensalem, that is dedicated to preparing young men for college and for life after that. Holy Ghost offers students a challenging course load, supported by great teachers who are ready to guide and help students. While Holy Ghost's main focus is to prepare students for the academic rigor they will experience in college, the school does a great job of instilling young men with good values that will help through out their life. Furthermore the school is still improving by starting projects like a new stem center and completing a new building dedicated to activities like music and sports. Holy Ghost Prep is a great school that will help shape a young man into a well rounded, and prepared college student and adult.