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Don Bosco Proud!

Ironmen are proud to be part of a community top private school in NJ community where each day presents opportunities for adventure, growth, and friendship. It is where values like kindness, respect, brotherhood, and service are more than just words. It is where pride in academic, athletic, and extracurricular achievements are matched only by the pride in and importance of spiritual growth. We are Ironmen. We are Don Bosco proud!

A happy group of Don Bosco Students waving hello to the camera




Heartfelt Education from a Top Private School

We remain a top private school in NJ because we care about educating boys who will become well-rounded men with wholesome values. When you learn all we have to offer, it’s easy to appreciate the value of becoming a Don Bosco Prep Ironman.

Caring for the Whole Student

Rooted in Saint John Bosco’s principles, we offer a unique blend of academic excellence, character development, and a genuine sense of community. Our students are part of a closely-knit family that values empathy, compassion, kindness, and respect. At our top private high school, they are in a safe and inclusive environment where they are valued.

With dedicated educators who are committed to St. John Bosco’s principles of making sure that our boys know they are loved and that we are there to accompany each student to reach his full potential, Don Bosco Prep offers an extraordinary experience that prepares students to grow into their best selves.

Don Bosco Auditorium with happy students learning.

Don Bosco Prep students in class

Caring for the Whole Student

In addition to a rigorous liberal arts curriculum, Don Bosco offers an innovative Academic Pathways program that allows students to explore their passions and in a concentrated area of study. This unique experience gives students a say in their education and helps them to explore a deeper understanding of career fields before college and gives them a jumpstart on understanding their true calling.

College Credit

As a top private school in NJ, Don Bosco Prep continues to be at the forefront of creating advanced opportunities where students can gain college credit. This happens in a multitude of ways, from a chance to shine in one of our 18 AP courses to taking classes at local universities. Another opportunity is to participate in one of 24+ Dual Enrollment classes.

Through partnerships with Fairleigh Dickinson University, Ramapo College, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Stockton University our students earn college credits—without ever having to leave the Don Bosco Prep campus.

Don Bosco Prep students learning in class

Three of Don Bosco Students that are happy with the friendships they have found.

Peer Support

Our academic support programs partner first-year students with upper-class peers and adults within the Don Bosco community to help facilitate a successful, reassuring transition. This begins on the very first day on campus with the Big Brother experience. Older boys are paired with new students to help them learn everything from how to get to class to how to tie a tie!

College Prep

Don Bosco High School is dedicated to preparing its students for success in college and beyond. Through a rigorous academic curriculum, students are challenged to develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills that are essential for thriving in higher education. The school offers a wide range of Advanced Placement (AP) courses, allowing students to earn college credits and gain exposure to college-level coursework.

Don Bosco Prep National Honor Society with awards they won

Don Bosco Prep class of students learning a foreign language

College Environment

Situated on 35 acres and conveniently located in Ramsey, New Jersey, the Don Bosco campus strongly mirrors a college campus, including four academic buildings. It is our mission to make it welcoming and a best-in-class preparatory environment for college-bound students! If you’re searching for one of the best private schools in NJ for college prep, Don Bosco is your answer.

Everything from Athletics to Animatronics

While we’re known for our national-level athletic program (20 sports at the freshman, JV, and varsity levels), we also offer a growing intramural program for those who wish to participate casually. And there is a lot more to Bosco than sports! You’ll find our young men expressing their passions through a broad range of extracurricular activities like theater, media arts, robotics, youth ministry and much more.

Don Bosco Prep students in robotics club in Ramsey New Jersey

FR. Abe Feliciano smiling portrait

Fr. Abraham Feliciano
Director, Don Bosco Preparatory High School

We are Salesians

Welcome to Don Bosco!

Don Bosco Preparatory High School is a Catholic and Salesian high school which, since 1915, has championed the education and spiritual growth of young men since 1915.

Our Salesian community is built on a foundation of values inspired by the teachings of St. John Bosco. Together, our educators and clergy strive to nurture compassionate leaders who will be well-prepared academically and spiritually to live meaningful lives and make positive contributions to society. Our educators and clergy work together to cultivate compassionate leaders. These leaders will be academically and spiritually equipped to lead purposeful lives and positively impact society.

Our students are part of a welcoming and supportive family where they find brothers for life. We look forward to working together to discover and develop your unique talents and potential.

And parents, your partnership is instrumental. Our communication and collaboration will support your son’s Don Bosco journey.

Once again, welcome to Don Bosco Prep, a top private high school in NJ.

In St. John Bosco’s spirit,

Fr. Abraham Feliciano
Director, Don Bosco Preparatory High School

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