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Thank you for your interest in Villanova Preparatory School. Villanova Prep School is a Catholic boarding and day school founded in 1924 in the Augustinian Tradition. The young men and women pursuing education in its suburban, tranquil environment are educated in Augustinian Tradition, critical and conceptual thinkers, effective communicators, and self-directed, lifelong learners with social and global awareness. With a school of 200 students, Villanova offers a small school feel with many extracurricular opportunities in the arts, athletics, community service, and leadership including a campus ministry program for those students interested. Villanova has a wide breadth of academic opportunities which includes the International Baccalaureate program which encourages students to be internationally minded and academically well-rounded. The IB program also allows students to dive deeper into subject materials and take university-level courses if the student choses. Villanova is the only boarding school in California that offers the IB Diploma Programme.

For more information about Villanova Prep School, please visit or call (805) 646-1464.

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