You are here

Applying to Prep


Thank you for your interest in Saint Peter’s Prep. In an effort to make the application process easier for our prospective students and to help ensure accurate information, our application form is now completely online.

Admission to Saint Peter’s Prep is open to young men of any background who fulfill our academic requirements. Eighth grade students who wish to attend Prep for their freshman year must complete the following:

• The COOP entrance exam, with Prep (school code 828) indicated as one of your choices (or SSAT, TACHS, or equivalent), administered by the Archdiocese of Newark and the Diocese of Paterson. Visit for more information.

• An official transcript from the student’s current school that includes his final grades from the 6th and 7th, and the first marking period (or trimester) of 8th grade. Click here to download Applicant Record Form for your grammar school.

• An official teacher recommendation form. Click here to download a copy, or ask your teacher to complete the form online at

• Complete Prep’s Online Application, below. 

All four components must be submitted before an applicant's file may be reviewed.

Contact the Admissions Director, Mr. John Irvine, ’83, P ‘11, with any questions at or (201) 547-6389.

Click here to preview the required fields for the application. Previewing the required fields will help you ensure you have all the necessary information ready when you begin the application process.

Click here to begin the online application process.