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For Seventh Graders

Since its founding in 1856, Seton Hall Preparatory School has provided young men with a holistic educational experience, grounded in our four pillars of family, faith, compassion, and courage. In an effort to share our mission with younger students, Seton Hall Prep is proud to offer a variety of academic, athletic, and social experiences to current seventh grade – and younger – students.
    • Pirates Academy

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  • Freshman for a Day for Seventh Grade Students

    Spend a day shadowing a Seton Hall Prep freshman!

    The Freshman for a Day Program is the perfect way for seventh graders to experience Seton Hall Prep for the first time! This unique opportunity is available to 7th grade students between March 4 and May 17, 2024.

    In order to provide as personal a visit as possible, we limit visitation to ten visitors per day. Visitors should plan to arrive by 8:30 on the day of their scheduled visit. Classes begin each morning at 8:50 and conclude at 2:45 pm.  Parents are invited to return to the Admission Office at 2:30 for an informal gathering with the Director of Admission and other parents.
    To book YOUR Freshman for a Day appointment, please click on the "Book" link below. Once you have made this selection, you will be able to choose a specific date in our online calendar.

  • Open House

    The 2023 Fall Open House for 7th and 8th graders and their families will take place on Sunday, October 29, 2023. Come and visit both our beautiful 12-acre main campus and our state of the art 44-acre Kelly Athletic Complex just one mile from campus! Learn more
  • Pirates Academy

    At Pirates Academy, rising eighth-grade boys will enjoy an introduction to Seton Hall Prep’s educational opportunities while preparing for our entrance examination. Develop a lab in our state- of-the-art John J. Murphy ‘52 Science Center … or work with our renowned varsity coaches and student athletes … or engineer your own project on a 3D printer. Enjoy great educational experiences at every turn!

    For 2024, we will be offering THREE 5-day Academies!

    June 17-21, June 24-28, and July 8-12. 

    For more information, please visit www.shp.org/pa or contact Mr. Peter Durning '06 directly at pdurning@shp.org.

    Come and experience ALL that The Prep has to offer!

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  • Seton Hall Prep Athletic Camps

    “Walking through the hallways of Seton Hall Prep is both a humbling and inspiring experience for any aspiring young athlete... One is virtually surrounded by other highly driven and successful young men.” - Marty Berman – Varsity Soccer Coach
    Since her founding in 1856, Seton Hall Prep and her student athletes have amassed over 397 conference, county, and state championships across 16 different sports. The purpose of the Seton Hall Prep Athletic Department is two-fold: to provide the tools to achieve athletic success, and to give our young men the skills necessary to succeed in life. Each summer, future and current Pirates of all ages are invited to attend one (or more!) of our many athletic camps, offered at The Prep’s own Kelly Athletic Complex and main campus in West Orange. Please see our athletic site for full details and contact information for Summer 2023 camps!

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  • Photo of Michael Zinsmeister

    Mr. Michael Zinsmeister 

  • Photo of Peter Durning

    Mr. Peter Durning 06

    Director of Activities
  • Photo of Patricia Nascone

    Mrs. Patricia Nascone 

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