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Setting Hearts on Fire with a Passionate Search for Truth, Unity, and Love

During the transformative high school years, students develop the skills required for success in college and beyond. St. Augustine Preparatory School equips the mind, body, and spirit, fostering mentalities of excellence while providing life-changing learning opportunities for the young men of South Jersey. Because we understand how young men learn best, graduates experience incredible outcomes and forge a brotherhood that will last a lifetime.

Signature Programs at St. Augustine

Caritas Project

Caritas, or 'Service', is one of the three pillars of the St. Augustine experience. Each student completes a minimum of 100 service hours during this community service-driven project.

Unitas Program

The relationship between teacher and student is vital to nurturing curiosity and a passion for learning at St. Augustine. Unitas connects freshmen with faculty advisors who support their students in their quest for knowledge.

Third Semester Program

Our Third Semester program is an innovative academic experience that provides Prep students with a chance to study in an immersive environment. This may include foreign travel, practical or professional study, social work, or intense academic research.

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From the Prep

PrepTalk Blog

Annual Fundraiser Run for the Roses Has Biggest Success Ever With Return Indoors

Posted May 15th, 2022

By: Connor Bogan ’24 Each year, Saint Augustine Prep holds its annual Run for the Roses fundraiser to celebrate the famous Kentucky Derby horse race. Hermit families and friends gather for a fun night of wild outfits, amazing food,...

Alumni Blog

Hilferty ’74 continues servant leadership into retirement

Posted March 24th, 2022

A Hermit’s work is never done, the post-retirement life of 1974 Hermits alumnus Dan Hilferty is proof of this fact. The former President and CEO of Independence Blue Cross has been busy following his well-deserved “ride-into-the-sunset.” This past fall, he was tabbed...

The Saint Augustine Blog

Faculty Reflection – What Makes Us Different by Mrs. Asselta

Posted January 23rd, 2022

by Mrs. Deborah Asselta (Faculty, English Department) Having spent my entire adult career in the secondary classroom at three different schools (a public school, a diocesan school and “The Prep”) makes it easy for me to answer this question....

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