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College Counseling



At St. John's Prep, our College Center aims to provide comprehensive educational and career guidance, starting as early as freshman year. Focused on nurturing social and academic empowerment, fostering career awareness, and promoting responsible decision-making, we take pride in the fact that 100% of our graduates advance to college.


Support provided by counselors include:

  • High school educational planning and graduation status checks
  • College and university entrance requirements and selection procedures
  • Grade level parent workshops and evening informational sessions
  • Grade level student classroom guidance lessons
  • College entrance testing information
  • Scholarship and financial aid information
  • College/University letters of recommendation
  • Career awareness and planning



Utilizing Naviance Student Connection, students, parents, and counselors access academic, career, college, and personal planning tools. This resource tracks post-secondary education readiness, college/university attendance, and career aspirations. Complementing classroom sessions, individual appointments, and informational talks, Naviance is instrumental in guiding students through their high school years.


Grade-Specific Programs

  • 9th Grade Program: Freshmen begin with guidance classes and a dedicated Parent Night, offering strategies for their academic journey.
  • 10th Grade Program: Sophomores delve into career and college planning, attend the PSAT, and participate in College Information Nights and Fairs.
  • 11th Grade Program: Juniors undergo PSAT/NMSQT testing, engage in Junior Parent Workshops, and focus on college admission processes.
  • 12th Grade Program: Seniors receive ongoing guidance, including transcript checks, college admissions, financial aid workshops, and opportunities for on-site college evaluations.
  • On-Site College Visits & Student Seminars. Throughout the year, colleges and universities visit St. John's Prep for on-site evaluations and seminars, offering students valuable insights into academic expectations and application procedures.


Kaplan SAT/ACT Classes

St. John's Prep faculty are college board trained and help students gain thorough knowledge and understanding of each of the test formats in their classrooms. We offer exclusive SAT and ACT test preparation courses. Open solely to SJP students, these classes provide access to Kaplan's full online resources, including the SAT channel. In addition, Kaplan organizes a complimentary practice ACT/SAT Combo test at our school, aiding students in deciding between the tests.