Mission and Philosophy
"The Saint Demetrios Preparatory School mission is to provide students equal access to a high quality K-12 whole child education that maximizes academic excellence and strength of character in a student-centered learning environment created by a faculty of lifelong learners."
Saint Demetrios at a Glance
A Private Christian College Preparatory High School
Saint Demetrios Preparatory, a NYSED accredited private school, provides a rigorous college preparatory program through a well-balanced curriculum that also is based on the tenets of the Christian faith- charity, service and empowerment of the human spirit.
We are committed to providing each student an outstanding opportunity to achieve academic excellence in an environment which fosters a strong sense of community within a culturally diverse student body.
Saint Demetrios Preparatory has been nationally ranked as one of the top private schools in New York City by Niche for the academic excellence shown by its students on the college readiness scale.
- Excellent Standardized and State Examination results
- Small classes/teacher-student ratio
- 2 State of the art Computer facilities
- 2 Modern Science Lab facilities
- Full size Gymnasium
- Modern Library facilities with extensive collection and educational media
- Dedicated Teachers
Saint Demetrios Prep's curriculum meets all the latest New York State Regents requirements. We take pride in the fact that nearly 100% of recent graduates have gone on to four year colleges and are eligible for scholarships.
In addition to the Regents endorsement diploma, awarded by fulfilling the requirements set forth by the New York State Board of Regents, eligible students may qualify for an additional diploma recognized by the Greek Ministry of National Education. Our graduates qualify for admission to colleges and universities of Greece.
High School Extension Program
The High School Extension Program offers qualified juniors and seniors during the academic year, the opportunity to earn college credits at local universities: Saint John’s, Queens College (CUNY), Fashion Institute of Technology, Fordham University, New York University, and New York Institute of Technology.
What We Do Best
We are proud to offer an Honors program to the academically talented students. The program is designed to meet the educational needs of the most highly motivated students, through a challenging curriculum that develops their talents and allows them to perform at the peak of their capabilities.
Students who graduate are accepted to some of the finest colleges/universities in the world including: New York University, Fordham, Macaulay Honors (CUNY), SUNY, Sophie Davis College of Medicine, Cornell, Columbia, Yale, and the University of Paris (France).
“Ever to Excel”