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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 www.villanovaprep.org or call (805)