USA New Jersey, USA
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Rutgers Preparatory School

Established: 1766
STEM
Beach

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    640
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Rutgers Preparatory School (RPS), in Somerset, New Jersey, is a coeducational day school. The school enrolls students from diverse geographic, economic, social, and ethnic backgrounds. RPS’s faculty are selected for deep knowledge of their subjects and excellence in teaching. Of the 87 members of the full-time faculty, 61% have post graduate degrees. Rutgers Preparatory School offers a full college preparatory and Advanced Placement curriculum. Virtually all graduates go on to four-year colleges immediately upon graduation.

FACILITIES
The Facilities include an art studio, a traditional photography room, a digital photography room, 12 sets of turntable for ceramics, the library, computer rooms, 6 science labs, a music building. The athletic facilities include 2 gyms, a track field, a multi-functional sports field, soccer/hockey fields, a baseball field, and a croquet field.

SPORTS AND ARTS
The school fields 33 sports teams with approximately 80 percent of students participating in some form of organized athletics on the junior varsity or varsity level. A broad arts program is offered with courses in visual arts, choral and instrumental music, and drama. Students participate in several performances each year.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
The safe community of Somerset offers students an opportunity to visit historical sights, enjoy parks and recreational areas and shopping. The metropolitan area of Central New Jersey, near Rutgers University, and accessibility to New York City offer students additional educational and cultural experiences.

                  


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Famous Alumni

Joyce Kilmer

  • Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 44 acres Campus Size
  • 12% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:14
SAT Average
1340
ACT Average
27
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
Speciality Programs
American College Bridge Program, Boarding School Bridge Program, Waksman Research project
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
Acting, Architecture, Ceramics, Ceramics and Sculpture, Critique and Production, Dance Ensemble, Drawing and Design, Drawing and Painting, Improvisation, Madrigals Ensemble, Photography
Music
Band, Band - Concert, Brass Ensemble, Choir, Music Theory, Orchestra, Publications, Publications, Saxophone Ensemble, String Ensemble, Vocal Chamber Ensemble
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Data Management, Economics, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, French Literature, Physics 1, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
Languages
Arabic, French, French Language and Culture, Japanese, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
App Development Club, Career and Community Leaders of America, Entrepreneur Club, Japanese Club, Junior State of America, Model United Nations (Model UN), Newspaper Club
Accepting Students in Grades
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
-18
ELTiS Minimum
215
TOEFL Minimum
85-90 (varies by grade)
TOEFL Junior Required
Grades 7-8: 780
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Provide Educatius with TOEFL results and also send test results to Rutgers (code 7658). School requires students applying to grades 9-12 to provide SSAT results directly to the school (school code 6202). Must fill Rutgers online application for grade 7th-11th. Grade 12 applicants are typically considered for the American College Bridge Program.

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