Cistercian Preparatory School

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3660 Cistercian Rd

Irving, TX 75039

(469) 499-5400

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Grades: 5 - 12

School Type: Catholic

Student Enrollment: 355

Students Per Teacher: 7

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13 Parent Reviews for Cistercian Preparatory School

Thre are reported cases of bullying at Cistercian. Also, in the past some students have been humiliated by their form masters. In their application package you can see that their SAT scores are ok (in the 600s) but they have gradually been declining in the last few years. In their application package ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/29/14

We have 2 boys at Cistercian and cannot say enough about the rigorous education and, more importantly, supportive environment. To describe it as outstanding would be an understatement. The school works tirelessly to foster respectful relationships between the students. Many hours are spent on character ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/07/13

Incredible formation but like another reader said, the pressure is too much and there is bullying. We were warned by a parent at another all-boy school in Dallas that told us: "if I could go back and do it all again I would never put my son through that kind of pressure again". They left the school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/29/13

An incredible school with exemplary academics but you have to be lucky to get a Form Master who knows what he's doing. If you get a young priest he may not know how to handle a lot of situations that arise in middle school. Very challenging, must have a self-driven son to handle the excessive work, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/10/10

CPS is the most formative education you can offer your adolescent son. The bedrock of the institution is a focus on character development that you will be hard pressed to find elsewhere. I'm a grad, went to the Air Force Academy, completed my service, and am now at Columbia Business School.

Posted by a other on 07/20/10

Cistercian Prep is an amazing young men compete academically and athletically in a focused, morally grounded, Christian environment. Graduates soar at the college level...where ever they decide life takes them. The 8 years under the same Form master creates brotherhood among most of the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/19/08

I'm an alum, went to Stanford after graduating Cistercian. I really thrived in Cistercian's challenging environment and would recommend it for gifted children.

Posted by a former student on 03/16/06

Top notch academic standards. The boys have a form master (mentor) that stays with them throughout their years at Cistercian.This is a great advantage for the boys. All the teachers have at least a Masters degree in the subject they teach. The extracurricular activities such as sports provides a great ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/07/06

First class academics, greatly improved facilities, and world-class religious instruction in an environment that is designed for exceptionally bright young men. As a monastic order, the Cistercian monks have centuries of experience in the education of boys. Their experience with socialism and communism ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 05/15/05

This is an incredible all boys Catholic school (grades 5-12) which incorporates VERY strong academics along with spiritual growth and a strong sense of community.

Posted by a parent on 04/10/05

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Irving schools — Cistercian Preparatory School is located at 3660 Cistercian Rd, Irving TX 75039. 3660 Cistercian Rd is in the 75039 ZIP code in Irving, TX The school district for Cistercian Preparatory School is the Diocese Of Dallas. Cistercian Preparatory School is a Catholic school that serves grade levels 5 - 12.
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