MORE THAN COLLEGE-PREP.
Our world needs innovative, compassionate, moral leaders.
They’re formed here.
How? By inspiring you to grow in the essential dimensions of your life – intellectually, spiritually, emotionally, socially, and physically. To become a person equipped to learn boldly and to lead with uncommon character and conviction.
St. Edmund Prep.
Bold Learning. Uncommon Leaders. Be Ready.
LEARNING THAT NEVER STOPS.
WE CALL IT BOLD.
What is bold learning?
It’s energetic. Forward-looking. Collaborative. Life-changing.
Bold Learning ignites the mind, heart, and spirit of each St. Edmund student. It’s learning that’s not satisfied with just factual knowledge. Here, we’re always exploring, always asking questions to deepen our understanding, challenge suppositions, and uncover new insights.
It’s a dynamic approach to learning that starts here and continues for the rest of your life.
HOW WE DO IT.
In small, interactive classes, with remarkable teachers who will guide and challenge you to discover your passion, develop your talents, and help you reach your academic potential.
■ By encouraging your collaboration with other students as you investigate intellectual, social, and moral questions.
■ With learning tools and technologies that accelerate your growth as an independent learner.
■ In immersive experiences in and out of the classroom, where you’ll learn the power of knowledge to solve problems, improve lives, and shape the world. You will work hard and learn to work smart.
At the end of your four years at St. Edmund Prep, you will be empowered and ready to take on new academic challenges and opportunities, and proud with how you got there.
I WAS CHALLENGED EACH DAY TO LEARN SOMETHING NEW, TO TEST MYSELF, AND TO WORK TO IMPROVE MYSELF. ST. EDMUND PREP PREPARED ME IN MANY WAYS TO TAKE ON THE WORLD AND TO BE SUCCESSFUL.
Wadley Fleurime, Class of 2016
A DYNAMIC CURRICULUM FOR BOLD LEARNERS.
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE DIPLOMA PROGRAM (IB)
The gold-standard of secondary school learning, which complements our mission to empower our students to become confident, skilled, self-disciplined participants in our global society.
WORLD SCHOLARS HONORS PROGRAM
Our World Scholars Honors Program recognizes the academic excellence of students with significantly high TACHS scores and academic achievement in grades six through eight. It is a rigorous and challenging program of study for the highly-motivated and academically-gifted student.
Today’s rapid shifts in global knowledge, technologies, industries and ways of human interaction, require students who are intellectually equipped for a lifetime of change and opportunity.
Our forward-looking, liberal arts curriculum is designed to future-ready our students, teaching them to assimilate and analyze complex ideas, to think creatively and critically, and to communicate persuasively and effectively.
Whatever your skill level, you’ll encounter a personalized and supportive learning culture that fosters your love of learning and your growth as a self-motivated, engaged, and disciplined student. A student ready to learn even more – BOLDLY!
“You don’t just attend St. Edmund to learn, you come to grow and mature as an individual beyond your potential and beyond what you imagined.”
Joshua Beaton, Class of 2017
ADVANCED PLACEMENT / ST. JOHN’S COLLEGE ADVANTAGE PROGRAM
Offers juniors and seniors a unique opportunity to take college level classes, approved by the College Board or St. John’s University, at St. Edmund Prep. This benefits high-achieving students to be further motivated and to get a “headstart” on college and also provides reduced tuition costs to students and parents, and serves as an assessment of a student’s ability to do college level work.
1:1 CHROMEBOOK INITIATIVE
Supports a learning environment that takes advantage of the latest developments in technology and resource sharing, while also advancing the critical thinking, innovation, research, creativity, communication, and collaboration skills essential for 21st century learners.
THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM HAS BECOME THE CENTERPIECE OF OUR ACADEMIC PROGRAM. NEWSWEEK FEATURED ST. EDMUND PREP AS ONE THE OF BEST IB SCHOOLS IN THE NATION.
Crissa Kostadaras, IB Programme Coordinator
CULTIVATING CREATIVITY & INNOVATION.
TRY SOMETHING NEW
Board Game Club Book Club
Canterburian – Yearbook
Future Medical Leaders
Your growth as a learner and a leader –in school, in your community, and in the world – requires an openness to seeing things through the lenses of creativity and innovation.
St. Edmund excels at bringing out the creative and innovative spirit that lies within you.
At St. Edmund, these aren’t reserved just to the artistic and technological disciplines. Across our curriculum, innovation and creativity go hand in hand with learning. This happens in the most fundamental way by encouraging students always to ask questions, to challenge the status quo, to wonder and to imagine. In this environment, students learn to explore more deeply, to see things from multiple perspectives, to imagine a better solution, and the means to get there.
Gaelic Football Club
Home Economics Club
Junior Year Committee
Senior Year Committee Sound/Stage Crew
STEAM Robotics Club
Students for Social Justice Theater Club
Weight Lifting Club
THROUGH PROJECT-BASED LEARNING, WE TEACH AND EMPOWER STUDENTS TO COLLABORATE, CREATE, AND FIND SOLUTIONS.
Allison McGinnis, Principal
YOU ARE CALLED TO SOMETHING GREATER.
Faith, character, and intellect are the foundation of St. Edmund Prep. We are committed to helping you to see the world and approach your life as God created them to be: whole.
“We could not be more grateful that our son made the Emmaus Retreat. It strengthened his trust and faith in God and bonded him to his classmates in ways we simply cannot describe. He returned a changed person with a renewed desire to grow in his love of the Lord and to serve others through the ministry programs at St. Edmund Prep.” Nick and Diane Cutrone P’20
BE CONNECTED WITH YOUR FAITH
CAMPUS MINISTRY PROGRAMS
As a Catholic school, we invite all students, regardless of religious tradition, to examine the many ways in which God is acting in their lives and challenge them to realize their responsibility to prayer and action.
In the midst of our busy lives, opportunities to pause, reflect, and pray are important as we work to develop and deepen our relationship with God. Day-long retreats for Freshmen and Sophomores and the Emmaus Retreat for Junior and Seniors provide the opportunity to examine their own spirituality and their relationship with God, to form community and open their hearts to the experiences, and beliefs of others.
FAITH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS & OPPORTUNITIES
Daily morning prayer, class and community masses, and prayer services help our students to value prayer as a means to personal growth and understanding of themselves. Students are invited to participate in the Sacramental life of the school as liturgical ministers and to share their faith with younger students preparing for Confirmation as leaders of the Cleopas Retreat Program.
A LIVING FAITH
Through Baptism, we are called to do great things – not in seeking honor for ourselves, but for God. Our Roman Catholic faith, rooted in Jesus Christ and Sacred Scripture, strengthens us to pursue such greatness, through lives of holiness and excellence.
All that we do at St. Edmund Prep is motivated by our motto, “Caritas,” an altruistic and charitable love for God and humankind. The greater our love for God, the stronger and more confident we become with His divine strength, and the more ready and committed to live as bold disciples in the world, with faith, virtue, and love. Together, in partnership with parents, we strive to grow in closer union with God –through prayer, sacraments, study, faith-based programs, retreats and reflection and active service to others. St. Edmund graduates go out into the world with a strong sense of God’s love and their unique role in His plan to serve God and others and improve the world.
CHARACTER THAT LEADS
We help you to grow as a person of virtue, guided by sound habits of character and moral behavior such as prudence, justice, courage, humility and self-control. We give you the structure and guidance to become more self-motivated and self-disciplined. Your growth in virtue, combined with your intellectual development, will fortify you for the challenges and opportunities of leadership, now and throughout your life.
Character is also formed through the many school experiences you’ll have both on- and off-campus. Through arts, robotics, athletics and much more, you will develop your talents, hone your teamwork and leadership skills, and form lifelong friendships – and make a meaningful contribution to our St. Edmund Prep community.
St. Edmund Prep has motivated me, not only to become a better student, but also a better person and a leader. I am not only witnessing change, I am creating it.
Bridget Harte, Class of 2018
BECOMING A SERVANT LEADER.
Your growth in character, faith, and intellect will also mark your transformation as a servant leader, someone with the skills to lead and motivated not by ego but the desire to serve, first.
Christian servant leadership flows from our Catholic faith and our desire to live in imitation of our true servant leader, Jesus Christ.
Our goal is to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and principles that enable you to become the very best you can be – a leader who is competent, compassionate and committed to serving others – an uncommon leader.
That sounds like a big task. It is, but you’ll grow into that role day in and day out from your first day at St. Edmund until you walk across the stage at graduation. Then you’ll go out into the world and discover that you are confident in your ability to learn, committed to living by high Christian ethical standards, inspired by your faith, and enthusiastic about creating a better world wherever you are.
ATHLETICSEdward Carr, Class of 2017
Leadership, teamwork, time management, and community responsibility. The student-athletes of our 23 boys and girls teams take these lessons learned through practice and competition into their lives off the field, court, rink, track, and pool. The values of sportsmanship, ethics and integrity mold the development of all students into leaders and role models in the community.
TEAMS Baseball Basketball Cheerleading Golf Hockey Lacrosse Soccer Softball Step Team Swimming Track Volleyball
ST. EDMUND PREP FOSTERED ESSENTIAL VIRTUES THAT CONTINUE TO DEFINE THE YOUNG MAN I’VE BECOME, INCLUDING CONFIDENCE, PERSEVERANCE, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, COMPASSION.”
SERVE & LEAD OTHERS
SUMMER OUTREACH PROGRAM
An opportunity to live and work in the Philadelphia community
HUNGER AWARENESS TEAM
A group of student leaders dedicated to eradicating hunger
A SEP tradition preparing Thanksgiving meals for the less fortunate
A chance to bring a sense of community to the homeless of New York City
DIG PINK FOR THE SIDEOUT FOUNDATION
A month-long campaign by our volleyball teams to raise funds to fight breast cancer
Be captain of your team
Be a senior leader on a retreat Start your own club or participate in one of ours
Be a student ambassador for the school
FIND OUT MORE & BE READY.
We thank you for your interest in St. Edmund Preparatory High School, where young men and women learn in a dynamic, active, and bold learning environment.
Our mission is clear: to provide a transformative educational experience that develops knowledge, leadership, and compassion among our students and nurtures their desire to serve their communities and the world abroad.
We welcome the opportunity to connect with you further, whether it is at our fall Open House, a personalized tour, or a Buddy Day during the school year.
We can confidently say that four years at St. Edmund Prep will propel you into a lifetime of learning, self-discovery, and servant leadership. We can’t wait to meet you!
For more information about the admissions process, scholarships, tuition, and details about or academic and extracurricular programs visit our website, www.stedmundprep.org
St. Edmund Prep prioritizes applicants who take the Test for Admission into Catholic High School (TACHS) examination. Our TACHS code is 008. St. Edmund Prep considers all choices on the TACHS exam for admission.
St. Edmund Preparatory High School welcomes students of all backgrounds to share in the Catholic education experience. In accordance with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Faith, St. Edmund Preparatory High School admits students of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin. St. Edmund Preparatory High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, and ethnic origin in admission, policies, scholarship programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
We would love the opportunity to connect with you further or arrange for you to visit our school. Please contact us at: St. Edmund Preparatory High School 2474 Ocean Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11229
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ST. EDMUND PREP
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I came here and I felt like I was going to succeed… when you have teachers that want to see you strive to do better, it’s amazing to see yourself say, “I didn’t know this was possible, I didn’t know I could do this.
Nicole Correa, Class of 2020