People’s Preparatory Charter School welcomed our first 9th grade class in August 2011. Located in the heart of Newark, we are a growing community of learners, teachers, and staff all working to support the People’s Prep core values of Grit, Empathy, Achievement, Curiosity, Humility, and Enthusiasm. People’s Prep provides a rigorous curriculum and an extended school-day and school-year calendar. Simply put, we give more to get more. All students complete a college-preparatory curriculum. Our students not only develop academic skills, but also nurture a love of learning.
People’s Prep serves grades 9—12 and we are excited to be graduating our second class in the spring. Students arrive at People’s Prep from a wide range of educational backgrounds. In order to level the playing field with those who’ve had more educational opportunities, People’s Prep provides a rigorous curriculum and extended school-day and school-year calendar.
People’s Prep Charter School is located at 321 Bergen Street in Newark, between South Orange and Springfield Avenues. Our location, conveniently located between two major thoroughfares and at the border of the Central and West wards, draws students from all five of Newark’s wards and 30 different middle schools.