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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

STUDENTS (2020-21)

TOTAL ENROLLMENT..........960

242 Freshmen, 268 Sophomores, 230 Juniors, 220 Seniors

ETHNICITY..........62% Caucasian, 21% Hispanic, 7% African-American, 4% Asian, 6% Other

GEOGRAPHIC BREAKDOWN..........45% Westchester, 24% Bronx, 23% Manhattan, 4% Connecticut, 4% Other

SAT SCORES for the Class of 2020..........1245

Reading/Writing 634, Math 611

ACT AVERAGE SCORE for the Class of 2020..........27.5

TUITION & FINANCIAL AID (2020-21)

TUITION..........$21,560

STUDENTS RECEIVING NEED-BASED ASSISTANCE.........43%

TOTAL TUITION ASSISTANCE AWARDED..........$4.3 million

2020-2021 Stats

Total Faculty..........82

Female Faculty..........23

Male Faculty..........59

Jesuits..........6

Student-Faculty Ratio.........12:1

Faculty with Advanced Degree..........95%

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses..........20 subjects 

CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES..........71 clubs and activities  Info

ATHLETIC TEAMS..........41 teams in 18 sports  Info

ADMINISTRATION

PRESIDENT
Christopher Devron, SJ

PRINCIPAL
Joseph Petriello, PhD '98

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL for Supervision & Professional Development
Dennis Ahern '63

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL for Academics & Student Life
Chad Broussard

VICE PRESIDENT for Mission Integration & Planning
Brian Carney

VICE PRESIDENT for Engagement, Development & Communication
Jose Gonzalez

DEAN OF STUDENTS
Steven Pettus

CAMPUS MINISTRY DIRECTOR
Michael Kravatz

CHRISTIAN SERVICE DIRECTOR
Paul Homer

GLOBAL EDUCATION COORDINATOR
Teresa Di Vita-Geremia

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION DIRECTOR 
Randall Pedro

SCHOOL COUNSELING DIRECTOR
Maureen Martinez

COLLEGE COUNSELING DIRECTOR
Thomas J. O'Sullivan '98

FINANCIAL AID DIRECTOR
Dr. Patricia Morris

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
Anthony Kurtin

TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR
Gregory Curran

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Michael Higgins

ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR
HAP DIRECTOR

Bradley Serton '95