St. Philips Academy

342 Central Ave.
Newark, NJ 07103-0710
     Tel: (973)624-0644
        
   
Grades: K - 8 | 357 students
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St. Philip's Academy seeks to provide a rigorous academic and moral education to elementary and middle school children of the city of Newark and its environs.
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St. Philip's, a school in the Episcopal tradition, strives to create within its students a love of learning, and intellectual curiosity, and sense of duty to the community that will enable them to make thoughtful and morally informed decisions throughout their lives.
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Leadership qualities are developed in a culturally diverse experience.
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The School exists to provide a unique educational opportunity for capable students, regardless of their ability to pay, enabling them upon graduation to be successful in the most selective secondary schools in the nation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 357 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 99%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade St. Philips Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 19 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Shamair Todman

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, CheeringBasketballCheering,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After-School Programs, Engineering, French Club, Robotics, Sally Ride Engineering, French Club, Robotics, Sally Ride, After-School Programs,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Vincent Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newark Christian School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Chad School/the Black Yout (0.8 miles away)
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