Your gift to the Fund for Preston High School — no matter the size — provides scholarship support and important funds for facility and technology improvements. Your generosity helps to ensure a successful second century at PHS. A gift to the Fund for Preston High School is a gift to the entire community.
What is the Fund for Preston High School?
The Fund for PHS supports excellence in education by providing opportunities for students beyond what is covered by tuition and fees. This is the most important fundraising effort of the year. Gifts to the Fund enrich all of our programs: academics, the arts, technology, athletics, campus ministry and our financial aid program. The Fund supports our top priorities and makes an immediate difference in the day-to-day life of our students and faculty.
Why are gifts to the Fund for Preston High School important?
Your gifts to the Fund for PHS supports all that you love and appreciate about PHS and are just one way to participate in the life of the High School.
What does a gift to the Fund for Preston High School support?
Tuition accounts for only a small percentage of the High School’s per-student expenditures. Gifts to the Fund help cover the balance of those expenditures, ensuring continued funding for PHS students, academic programs and facilities.
Why give to the Fund?
The Fund is the backbone of our fundraising efforts. Without generous support from parents, alumnae, grandparents, and friends, PHS would not be able to maintain its reputation as one of the Bronx’s top Catholic high schools. The key to a successful Fund is a broad base of participation. Your gift, in any amount, is vital to ensuring PHS's bright future. Together, we can make a difference!
What does your Fund for Preston High School gift support?
Gifts to the Fund support our efforts to maintain academic excellence and to provide a broad-based, well-rounded liberal education to our young women:
- Expansion and maintenance of state-of-the art technology in classrooms and labs
- Enhanced educational resources and materials for excellence in teaching
- Professional development for faculty to stay current with pedagogical strategies in their disciplines
Excellent coaching for 6 sports with 10 teams, including varsity and junior varsity teams, and 2 club sports – an outstanding program for a small school with 600 students
- Leadership and spiritual development opportunities through a vibrant Student Life and Campus Ministry program
- Service learning in the community
33% of PHS students receive financial assistance allowing a PHS education to be accessible to qualified students from all economic backgrounds