By the Numbers

What Sets Us Above and Beyond

25 Years in Operation Philip's Academy has been operating and educating students in Newark for 25 years
96% Teacher Retention In the past year, 96% of our teachers have stayed with us
7 Years The majority of our teaching faculty has been with Philip's Academy for at least 7 years
10.4 Years On average, our teaching faculty have 10.4 years of total teaching experience
21 Students We have no more than 21 students per classroom
95% Student Retention In the past year, 95% of our students have stayed at Philip's Academy
$0 for Tuition Philip's Academy costs $0 to Attend


100% High School Graduates 100% of our alumni have graduated from high school
95% College Acceptance 95% of our alumni have been accepted into 4-year colleges
$600,000 of Aid Awarded This year, our students were awarded over $600,000 in independent school scholarships and financial aid

Student Body

Students in grades K-8
Students From Newark, Irvington, & East Orange
Proud Alumni
A Selection of College Acceptances For Our Alumni in 2014
  • Augustine College
  • American University
  • Boston College
  • Colgate University
  • Delaware State University
  • Drexel University
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Harvard University
  • Howard University
  • Kean University
  • Montclair State University
  • University of Miami
A Selection of Independent School Acceptances For Our 8th Graders in 2014
  • Deerfield Academy (MA)
  • The George School (PA)
  • The Hudson School
  • The Hun School of Princeton
  • Kent Place School
  • Miss Hall's School (MA)
  • Miss Porter's School (CT)
  • Montclair Kimberley Academy
  • Morristown-Beard School
  • Newark Academy
  • Oratory Prep
  • The Peddie School
  • The Pingry School
  • Portsmouth Abbey School (RI)
  • Purnell School
  • Seton Hall Preparatory School
  • St. Benedict's Preparatory School
  • St. Timothy's School (MD)
  • The Taft School (CT)
  • Westover School (CT)
  • Wilbraham & Munson School (MA)

Philip's Academy Charter School

342 Central Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
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