Rutgers Preparatory School

1345 Easton Ave,
Somerset, NJ, 08873-0887
Tel: (732)545-5600
Rutgers Preparatory School, founded in 1766, is a pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade co-educational independent day school.
The School environment is enriched by students who come from a variety of geographic, economic and ethnic backgrounds.
Our motto "Severa res est verum gaudium" (Hard work is true joy) expresses our desire that students will develop a positive attitude toward learning and that they will be rewarded with a strong sense of achievement.
The School values intellectual curiosity and personal integrity, seeking to stimulate their development at every level.
We emphasize a strong academic program, creative problem solving, cooperation and group interaction, appreciation of culture and beauty, and healthy emotional and physical growth.
We believe that our students grow and learn best in an environment of trust, cooperation and open communication.
The educational experience of each individual student is most successful when students, parents, faculty and administration together support the School's aims and values.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 679 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Rutgers Preparatory School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 102 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Somerset Bible Baptist Christian Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Yeshiva Shaarei Tzion Girls School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Yeshiva Shaarei Tzion Girls School (0.5 miles away)
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  • Piscataway Yeshiva Shaarei Tzion Girls School
    (Jewish)
    51 Park Ave
    Piscataway , NJ , 08854
    (732)235-0042
    (Jewish)
    0.5  mi  |  223  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Somerset Grace Montessori School
    Montessori School
    1075 Easton Ave Ste 20
    Somerset , NJ , 08873
    (732)565-0288
    Montessori School
    0.8  mi  |  2  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Somerset
    Somerset Bible Baptist Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    42 Cedar Grove Ln
    Somerset , NJ , 08873
    (732)805-9377
    (Baptist)
    0.8  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Piscataway St. Frances Cabrini School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2300 Cooper Street
    Piscataway , NJ , 08854
    (732)885-1066
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.1  mi  |  222  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Somerset Somerset Presbyterian Nursery School & Kdgn
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    100 John F Kennedy Blvd
    Somerset , NJ , 08873
    (732)828-5151
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    1.2  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG

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