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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 62 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Urban Promise Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students
62 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
Urban Promise Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 62 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Camden County, NJ is $8,323 for elementary schools and $10,594 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Camden County, NJ is 98% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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