Who are the principal and assistant principal of Seton Catholic Prep?
Mrs. Patricia Collins, Principal
Mr. David Sorkin, Assistant Principal
What is the current enrollment?
Currently 581 students within grades 9-12.
What is Open House and when is it held?
Open House for 2012-2013 is scheduled for Saturday, November 3, 9:00a, to noon. Seton Open House provides students and their parents an opportunity to explore Seton Catholic. Students and parents see academic demonstrations and multiple displays - all reflecting the spirit of Seton Catholic Prep.
What is the tuition at Seton Catholic Prep?
Seton Catholic Preparatory has three tuition rates. Current tuition for active Catholic families is $9,790 and the non-Catholic rate is $13,030. The International rate $16,000; this rate is new for incoming international students only. Please contact Mr. Bob Esposito at BEsposito@SetonCHS.org or 480.963.1900, Ext 2057 for more information. Books, uniforms and athletic fees are additional. Scholarships and financial assistance are also available. Visit the web site www.setoncatholic.org, Admissions, Tuition & Financial Assistance for a listing.
Does Seton Catholic Prep provide bus transportation?
Bus transportation is not provided by Seton Catholic Preparatory. Seton has a north entrance and south exit as well as designated student drop off areas for the convenience of parents. Student parking permits are available for purchase.
Is there financial assistance?
Financial assistance is offered based on need through Catholic Education Arizona (CEA). Once a student is offered admission to Seton Catholic Prep, they may request financial assistance by completing the FAIR application. Over half-million dollars were awarded to Seton students for the current school year.
How old is Seton?
Seton Catholic Preparatory High School was founded in 1954 by Fr. Patterson of St. Mary’s Parish and the Sisters of Charity.
Do students wear uniforms?
Seton Catholic Prep has an established uniform policy to maintain a proper academic environment and to support the individual dignity of each person’s character.
How do we purchase textbooks?
Seton's textbook vendor is MBS Direct. You can purchase textbooks through MBS Direct beginning on July 1. Go to http://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/seton.htm. It is hard to determine an average cost per year, as freshmen take different language classes, honors vs. regular, etc. MBS does buy back textbooks it sells you at the end of the school year, usually after finals week.
How many organizations and sports does Seton Catholic Prep offer?
There are 20+ extracurricular organizations and 16 sports.
Does Seton have organizations for parents?
An actively involved parent is a true gift to Seton Catholic Prep High School. Parent/Guardian participation and involvement is one of the key elements in the success of Catholic schools. Many of the activities and events for students could not happen without our truly dedicated parent community. From the Seton Parent’s Club to the Sentinel Booster Club to Library services to events and technology committees, there is a place for every parent to become involved.
How many alumni does Seton Catholic have?
Seton Catholic Prep has a vibrant Alumni community across the world. A quarterly newsletter the “Sentinel Shield” is mailed to all Seton Alumni Association members, on average 3,000+ newsletters go out. Reunions and Seton Alumni Association events are held regularly.
Do Seton students perform any community service?
Community service is an essential component of an education in the charisms of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. One of the ways we teach Gospel values is by being of service to the wider community. Seton Catholic Prep students participate in school-wide projects (such as holding food drives to benefit the St. Mary’s Food Bank), mission work (in Aqua Prieta, Mexico), extracurricular service (club activities such as blood drives, toy drives, tutoring and assisting at Paz de Cristo).
Is your lunch program similar to the elementary schools?
We do provide a hot entree every day that may be purchased on a cash basis. There are also a variety of sandwiches, salads, and snacks. Also, students can "brown bag" it to school.
Is Seton Catholic Prep a diocesan school?
Seton Catholic Prep is a college preparatory school that is a Phoenix Diocesan Catholic High School engaging in the student formation of Strong Hearts, Strong Minds, and Strong Leaders. The school accomplishes this by integrating theology as part of the college-preparation curriculum for all Seton Catholic Prep students.
Who do I contact for an application to Seton Catholic Preparatory High School?
Director of Admissions, Mr. Christopher Moore 480.963.1900, Ext 2008 or CMoore@SetonCatholic.org.