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) offers a full college preparatory and Advanced Placement curriculum. The school has also won several awards for their strong Science Olympia teams.

FACILITIES
Built with outstanding technology, the school has Makerspace facilitates, a dedicated art and music building and a state-of-the-art fitness center for students to utilize.

SPORTS AND ARTS
The school has 33 sports teams with approximately 80 percent of students participating in some form of organized athletics at either 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
Located approximately 50 minutes southwest of New York City, the town of Somerset offers students the opportunity to visit historical sites, enjoy parks and recreational areas, and shop at a variety of stores. Somerset is accessible to the metropolitan area of Central New Jersey. Nearby Rutgers University offers 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
French Immersion
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, Critique and Production, Dance, 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
14-18
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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