Fast Facts

Georgetown Preparatory School is a Catholic, Jesuit day and boarding school for young men in grades 9 through 12. Founded in 1789, Georgetown Prep is governed by an independent Board of Trustees and operates under the auspices of the Society of Jesus.

The school is accredited by the Maryland State Department of Education and Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Prep is also a member of several independent school associations, including The Jesuit Schools Network and The Association of Boarding Schools.

Our Campus

  • 93 acres
  • Two dormitories
  • State-of-the-art academic center and student commons featuring a new library, study rooms, fully-wired classrooms, student lounges, and new administrative offices
  • Facilities include a fully-equipped recording studio, nine-hole golf course, 11-lane natatorium, 6,000 sq. ft. weight training room, film room, 200-meter indoor track, and a regulation-length artificial turf field with stadium lights

Student Body

  • Enrollment: 496
  • Students come from 13 states and 23 countries, including Spain, Nigeria, Korea, and Ecuador
  • Demographics: 63% Caucasian, 13% African American, 15% Asian, 7% Latino
  • Financial Aid: 28% of families receive needs-based financial aid
  • 100% enrollment in 4-year college

Student Life

  • Nearly 30 extracurricular activities and clubs
  • Various student publications
  • Number of athletic teams: 28; 15 varsity programs, including fencing, hockey, and rugby
  • Renowned speech and debate, Organization of American States (OAS), theater, and campus ministry programs
  • Athletic achievement: National renowned lacrosse program, top Washington-area private school golf, swimming, and wrestling teams, perennial successes such as basketball, baseball, cross country, football, and soccer

In the Classroom

  • Average class size: 16; 8:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 60 teaching faculty; 85% have an advanced degree
  • Advanced Placement (AP) courses offered: 25
  • Average graduate takes four AP courses
  • Average SAT score: 1386
  • Over 60 courses offered