Urban Promise Academy

Tel: (856)382-1874
Grades: 9-12 | 46 students
Founded in 1997, UrbanPromise Academy offers Camden teens a unique private Christian schooling opportunity.
Students often enter the school 2 to 3 grade levels below national age level standards.
The UrbanPromise Academy is a private high school focusing on the needs of young people who are not reaching their academic potential in traditional public education settings.
Through low student/teacher ratios, a family style learning environment, personal accountability, an emphasis on community service, mentoring and weekly Bible classes, the Academy has seen tremendous success in preparing teens for post-secondary educational opportunities.
Presently the school boasts of a 95% graduation rate with 90% of the graduates entering colleges and university.
The mission of UrbanPromise is to equip children and teens with the skills necessary for academic achievement, life management, spiritual growth and leadership rooted in the principles of Christian faith.
As a non-denominational organization, the UrbanPromise community seeks to fulfill this mission through after school programs, summer camps, alternative schools, job training initiatives and a host of other programs that challenge youth to develop their academic, social, creative, spiritual and leadership potential.
Unique to the vision of UrbanPromise is a commitment to involving local teenagers (StreetLeaders) in the tutoring, mentoring, and coaching of younger children in the community.
By involving teens in the leadership process, UrbanPromise is creating a new generation of young, visionary leaders who embody a commitment to change their own community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students 46 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Urban Promise Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Jrc Alternative School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Name School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mt. Olivet Seventh-day Adventist School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Camden
    Jrc Alternative School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 10-12 | 33 students
    0.5 miles
    315 Cooper Street
    Camden, NJ 08102
  • Camden
    Holy Name School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 179 students
    0.6 miles
    700 N 5th St
    Camden, NJ 08102
  • Camden
    Grades: K-9 | 244 students
    1.5 miles
    404 Jasper St
    Camden, NJ 08104
  • Camden
    Grades: K-8 | 274 students
    1.7 miles
    2907 Federal St
    Camden, NJ 08105
  • Camden
    Grades: PK-8 | 37 students
    1.8 miles
    800 Chelton Avenue
    Camden, NJ 08104

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The average private school tuition in Camden County, NJ is $9,254 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Camden County, NJ is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).