HGP News

Bucks County Courier Times remembers 50th anniversary of HGP’s state hoops title

Longtime Bucks County Courier Times sportswriter Tom Moore recently wrote a remembrance piece about the 50th anniversary of Holy Ghost Prep winning the 1973-74 PIAA Class C boys basketball state championship. (photo of Bob Welsh holding the 1974 championship trophy is courtesy of the Bucks County Courier Times) 

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Truly making a difference

As part of the Spiritan immersion program, Holy Ghost Prep recently sponsored its annual 29th mission trip to West Virginia. Thirteen HGP students were joined by three teachers—John Fitzpatrick, Bill Pitts, and Pat McGhee—on the excursion to St. Alban’s, West Virginia and the Hezekiah House where the Ghost contingent worked in 2023. 

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Why HGP?

At Holy Ghost Prep, a premier all-boys high school, 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.

HGP Statistics

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$2.2 million

Total amount of merit and need-based scholarship money for the 2020-21 school year



Student-to-teacher ratio

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of HGP students played at least one school sport during 2020-21 school year



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HGP graduates accepted into four-year colleges and universities


Number of students enrolled in a fine arts class



Average number of colleges and universities that visit HGP each year



Average SAT score



Graduates take at least one AP or honors course



Average class size



Number of community service hours logged by HGP students last year

Signature HGP Programs


Our forensics program, led by Pat McGhee, is a national power that has produced over 100 individual state champions and 27 individual national champions.

College Guidance

One of Holy Ghost Prep’s undeniable strengths is our success in finding the right fit college for each student. One hundred percent of our students go onto college—many of them to the finest colleges and universities in the country. 

Robotics Program

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.

Service Immersion

HGP students learn to serve others on school-sponsored mission trips to the Dominican Republic, Tanzania, and West Virginia.

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Class of 2023 College Destinations

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