Holy Ghost Prep was rated No. 4 in the “Best Catholic High School in the Pennsylvania” category and received an overall grade of A+ from Niche, an organization that reviews and ranks schools nationwide.
Forty-two Holy Ghost Prep seniors were inducted into the Venerable F. Libermann Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) of Secondary Schools in the HGP Chapel on September 23.
As part of the Mass of the Holy Spirit celebration on September 12, Father Jeffrey Duaime, C.S. Sp. '76 became just the sixth person to receive Holy Ghost Prep’s “Anima Una” Award. (photo courtesy of Catalano Studio)
On a postcard-perfect Sunday, the Holy Ghost Prep community officially kicked off the 2021-22 academic year on Sunday, September 12 with an outdoor Mass of the Holy Spirit in the school’s courtyard.
The Holy Ghost Prep Ultimate Frisbee team captured the 2021 Philadelphia High School Ultimate Education League (PHUEL) title. This year, Tom Croskey’s team will be led by experienced players such as senior Michael Nipper and juniors Evan Lutz and Nick Lutz.
Holy Ghost Prep, a traditional PIAA District One power, will face the area’s toughest schedule this fall—including five games against Philadelphia Catholic League teams, three consecutive games against Inter-Ac teams, and three contests vs. Central League teams.
At Holy Ghost Prep, classes are small, so interaction is a given. With a 9-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, our unmatched faculty will get to personally know each student, as well as his hopes and dreams. All of our graduates go to college, so students leave Ghost perfectly equipped to make those dreams come true.
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Our forensics program, led by Pat McGhee, is a national power that has produced over 100 individual state champions and 27 individual national champions.
Holy Ghost Prep’s Robotics students use the Engineering Design Process to design and build VEX robots for competition.
Our one-of-a-kind Leadership Externship Advantage Program (LEAP) partners Holy Ghost Prep juniors with alumni who have succeeded in the professional world.
HGP students learn to serve others on school-sponsored mission trips to the Dominican Republic, Tanzania, and West Virginia.