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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Philips Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
357 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 39%
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
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does St. Philips Academy offer?

St. Philips Academy offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Cheering.

What is St. Philips Academy's ranking?

St. Philips Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for St. Philips Academy?

The application deadline for St. Philips Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Essex County, NJ is $21,233 for elementary schools and $22,820 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Essex County, NJ is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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