About St. Augustine Prep


St. Augustine Preparatory School is an independent, all-boys Catholic preparatory school located in Southern New Jersey. The school is owned, sponsored and staffed by the Province of St. Thomas of Villanova and operates under the auspices of the Order of St. Augustine. The Prep has educated young men since 1959. The school is proudly accredited by the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools, the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the New Jersey State Educational Association, the Diocese of Camden, and the Augustinian Educational Association. Enrollment is currently at 701 boys and entrance to the school is very competitive.  The student body is comprised of young men from seven counties in Southern New Jersey.

Our Mission

“Setting hearts on fire with a passionate search for Truth, Unity, and Love. Through the Catholic Tradition and in the spirit of St. Augustine, we aspire to: Achieve academic excellence with integrity (Truth), Create a compassionate Brotherhood of Christian Gentlemen (Unity), and See the face of God in all people through loving service to our neighbor (Love).”

-Approved by the Members Corporation, June 2012

Hear It from Our Students

Attending St. Augustine Prep has changed my life in ways I cannot even begin to fully understand. The connections I have made here with the faculty and my fellow students will undoubtedly stay with me throughout the rest of my life.

-Jake Caselli '21

St. Augustine Prep is more than just a high school— it is a family. The Prep is a beautiful, comfortable, and enriching place to call my home away from home. I am inspired every day by the faculty and administration to exceed my personal expectations, and to grow into a Christian gentleman. Attending St. Augustine Prep has been the best decision that I have ever made, and I cannot imagine spending my high school years anywhere else.

-Cameron Compare '21

Saint Augustine Prep has truly shaped me into a man to serve the world. During my time here, the Prep has challenged me and taught me brotherhood, integrity and perseverance — all of which have molded me into the gentleman I am today.

-Keshav Mathur '21