CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION:
In order to gain admission to Scranton Preparatory School a student must:
- Successfully complete eighth grade
- Take the Scholarship Entrance Examination
- Submit a completed application by the stated deadline
- Provide a completed recommendation form from grade school principal, eighth grade teacher or pastor
- Complete a short interview
- Meet established deadlines
Tuition (fees included) for the 2016 - 2017 academic year is $13,400.
Tuition is payable to the Treasurer's Office in three options:
Option #1: Annual payment made by the second week in July.
Option #2: Semiannual installments due and payable: 50% by July 10 and December 10.
Option #3: Ten monthly installments made to “SMART” tuition payment plan.
(“SMART” is a third party tuition management service to whom you remit your monthly payments
directly. Scranton Prep uses “SMART” in an effort to keep tuition and administrative costs down.)
In a given school year, Scranton Prep gives over $1 million in aid to students, approximately 34% of the students attending Prep receive grants in aid. The average grant is over $4,000. Financial grants are determined through a three step process:
- Families apply by completing and submitting an online application and most recent Form 1040* with all schedules, and a W-2 form, by published deadlines.
- A financial aid committee will review each application and grant awards on the basis of objective criteria.
- An interview can be scheduled with the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid by parents during the financial aid process.
The following local school districts provide transportation pursuant to Pennsylvania school law: Abington Heights, Dunmore, Lackawanna Trail, Lakeland, Mid Valley, North Pocono, Pittston Area, Riverside and Valley View. For students who live outside those districts, Scranton Prep sponsors buses serving Luzerne, Wayne and Monroe counties. Prep underwrites the majority of the costs for these buses.
*Scranton Preparatory School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and grant-in-aid programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.