St. James Preparatory School

88-108 Shipman Street
Newark, NJ 07102-0710
Tel: (973)643-4749
Grades: 7-12 | 95 students
Founded in 1999 as an academy of distinction for grades 6 through 12, the St. James Preparatory School (SJP) strives to prepare students for leadership in the 21st Century by emphasizing academic excellence, scholarship, achievement, diversity, and community outreach.
SJP offers a strong interdisciplinary curriculum that makes use of current technology and embraces the multicultural perspectives of Newark, the larger community, and the world.
With an educational model that offers structured small classes, moral development, individual support, and positive reinforcement, SJP is committed to developing and equipping students for future academic and professional pursuits.
Since its inception, SJP has been preparing students for leadership roles in the 21st century by emphasizing academic excellence, character development, faith formation and community service in an environment that is Christ-centered, biblically-based, ethically sensitive, technologically advanced and multicultural in its purview.
Utilize holistic teaching strategies that emphasize Christian values to provide students with the tools necessary to: communicate effectively, think critically, conceptualize creatively, work collectively, and strategize globally.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation African Methodist Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades 7-12

Student Body

Total Students 95 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. James Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is St Benedict's Preparatory School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Benedict's Preparatory School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Newark Day Center (0.2 miles away)
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  • Newark
    St Benedict's Preparatory School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 558 students
    0.1 miles
    520 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    Newark, NJ 07102
  • Newark
    Grades: PK-1 | 125 students
    0.2 miles
    43 Hill St
    Newark, NJ 07102
  • Newark
    Grades: 4-8 | 79 students
    0.4 miles
    1016 Broad St
    Newark, NJ 07102
  • Newark
    Grades: 8-9 | 4 students
    0.4 miles
    Po Box 1869
    Newark, NJ 07101
  • Newark
    Grades: 7-8 | 128 students
    0.6 miles
    23 Pennsylvania Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07114

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