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Preston High School
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  • Private, Catholic, All-Girls
  • BRONX, NY

Monthly Update

3.20.2024

On Wednesday, February 14th, Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson visited Preston High School and addressed the entire student body. She spoke about the mentors she had along her journey that led to her current position. Borough President Gibson also encouraged the students to become more involved in public service by joining their local Community Boards. Learn More

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Sports
    grade B

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$0
Interview Required
No
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$12,395
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
70%
Average Financial Aid
$2,500
From Preston High School

Located in the Bronx, Preston High School is an all-girls private Catholic college preparatory school rooted in the virtues of dignity, honor, respect and compassion. Through a broad and challenging curriculum, a diverse, faith-centered community and a commitment to service, Preston empowers young women by providing them with the skills needed to become compassionate leaders for change in their world.

Preston offers a wide selection of courses and activities in a welcoming and nurturing environment. Our co-curricular program of after-school clubs and organizations is inclusive and provides a means of personal expression and exploration of interests for our diverse student population. Our sports program fields JV and Varsity teams in 5 sports.

PHS graduates are accepted to a wide range of colleges and universities, including some of the most selective schools in the nation. Alumnae consistently report back that they feel well prepared to handle the academic demands of their college.

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Preston High School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1170
206 responses
Average ACT
23
15 responses

Preston Co-Curricular Programs

academic spotlight

Freshmen Family Picnic Father/Daughter Dance Sophomore/Junior Social Senior Luncheon The Lock-In - a giant all-night pajama party. Mother/Daughter Brunch Junior Ring Night Step-Up Day

Culture & Safety

Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 26 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 26 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 81 responses
  • Step Up Day
    26%
  • Lock-In
    19%
  • Preston Idol
    14%
  • Compassion Connection events
    11%
  • The Play
    11%
  • Class Parties
    7%
  • Spirit Week
    5%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
366
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 28 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 28 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 28 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 39 responses
Poll
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 39 responses
Poll
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 39 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
95%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 20 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 20 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 20 responses

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$91,427
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,943
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$566,382
National
$281,900

Preston High School Reviews

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