St. Philips Academy

Tel: (973)624-0644
  • 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 AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students357 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeSt. Philips Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size19 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, CheeringBasketballCheering,

Extracurriculars

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

School Notes

  • 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.
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