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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.

Life at St. Augustine

1959

Founding Year

14:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

104

Course Offerings

99%

College Bound

23

Athletic Programs

40+

Leadership Opportunities

8

Counties Represented

$1M+

Yearly Financial Assistance

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PrepTalk Blog

Eighth Grade Visits Philadelphia and Its Most Important Catholic Sites

Posted November 11th, 2021

Eighth Grade Tours Philadelphia’s Most Important Catholic Sites Eighth Grade: Making Their Mark The entire eighth grade class visited the most important Catholic sites in the Philadelphia area: the Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia, the Cathedral Basilica of...

Alumni Blog

Hermits Alumnus, Bill Gormley ’64 Receives Mendel Award

Posted November 11th, 2021

Surrounded by family, friends, colleagues, and his classmates from the Class of 1964, Prep alumnus and former New Jersey State Senator, William L. Gormley, Esq. ’64 proudly received the Gregor Mendel Award, the school’s highest honor.  Mr. Gormley celebrated...

The Saint Augustine Blog

St. Augustine Prep – An Augustnian Adventure Where Men Find Their Mission

Posted October 21st, 2021

By Brendan Towell – As a young boy, I didn’t mind reading books but what I loved most were “coming of age” movies. I would watch and then re-watch films that were my favorites like The Karate Kid, the...

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