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Facts on Fordham Prep

Fordham Prep: A History

Founded in 1841 as the Second Division of St. John's College, Fordham Preparatory School, is the third oldest Jesuit secondary school in the nation.

FOUNDED: 1841
MOTTO: AMOR ET CONSCIA VIRTUS; Love and a Conscious Courage
MASCOT: The Ram

 

STUDENT BODY

TOTAL ENROLLMENT: 956

ETHNICITY: 60% Caucasian, 21% Hispanic, 7% Black, 5 % Asian, 7% Other

GEOGRAPHIC BREAKDOWN: 46% Westchester, 24% Bronx, 23% Manhattan, 3% Connecticut, 2% Queens, 2% Other

SAT SCORES (AVERAGE) for the Class of 2021: 1230

Reading/Writing 624, Math 609

ACT SCORE (AVERAGE) for the Class of 2021: 27.7
 

TUITION & FINANCIAL AID

TUITION: $22,160

STUDENTS RECEIVING NEED-BASED ASSISTANCE: 43%

TOTAL TUITION ASSISTANCE AWARDED: $4.5 million
 

FACULTY & STUDENT LIFE

Total Faculty: 79

Female Faculty: 30%

Male Faculty: 70%

Jesuits: 5

Student-Faculty Ratio: 12:1

Faculty with Advanced Degree: 95%

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses: 20 subjects 

Co-Curricular Activities: 68 clubs and activities  

Athletic Teams: 41 teams in 18 sports  

ADMINISTRATION

INTERIM PRESIDENT
Brian Carney

PRINCIPAL
Joseph Petriello, PhD '98

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL for Academics
Chad Broussard

VICE PRESIDENT for Engagement, Development & Communication
Jose Gonzalez

DEAN OF STUDENTS
Steven Pettus P'17, '19

DEAN OF FACULTY
Claire McCarrick

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL for Student Life
John Mercorella '07

CAMPUS MINISTRY DIRECTOR
Michael Kravatz P'23

CHRISTIAN SERVICE DIRECTOR
Paul Homer

GLOBAL EDUCATION COORDINATOR
Teresa Di Vita-Geremia P'19

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION DIRECTOR 
Randall Pedro P'18

SCHOOL COUNSELING DIRECTOR
Maureen Martinez P'14, '17, '18

COLLEGE COUNSELING DIRECTOR
Thomas J. O'Sullivan '98

FINANCIAL AID DIRECTOR
Patricia Morris, PhD

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
Anthony Kurtin

TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR
Gregory Curran

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Michael Higgins P'21, '26

DIRECTOR OF ENROLLMENT & MARKETING
Bradley Serton '95