St. Philips Academy

342 Central Ave.
Newark, NJ 07103-0710
Tel: (973)624-0644
Grades: K-8 | 357 students
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.
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.
Leadership qualities are developed in a culturally diverse experience.
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
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. Philips Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
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

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Shamair Todman


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, CheeringBasketballCheering,


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 Private Schools:

The nearest high school is St Vincent Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethany Christian Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bethany Christian Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newark
    Grades: PK-4 | 74 students
    0.2 miles
    275 West Market Street
    Newark, NJ 07103
  • Newark
    St Vincent Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 306 students
    0.2 miles
    228 W Market St
    Newark, NJ 07103
  • Newark
    CCLC at Newark
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 26 students
    0.3 miles
    132/142 Cabinet Street
    Newark, NJ 07107
  • Newark
    Grades: K-7 | 79 students
    0.3 miles
    275 Sussex Ave
    Newark, NJ 07107
  • Newark
    Just Us Kids Day Care Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 78 students
    0.5 miles
    177 Central Ave
    Newark, NJ 07103

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