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What grades are available for the 2018—2019 school year?

People’s Prep will accept application for students entering the 9th-12th grades.

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Do you serve special education students?

Yes! We are proud to serve a large population of students with disabilities.

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What are your school hours?

We suggest students arrive to school by 8:15 am, and students are dismissed at 3:30pm. Office hours, clubs, and sports meet after school.

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Do you provide busing or transportation?

We do not provide bus service for students. We do provide NJ Transit bus tickets to students who are eligible (based on NPS distance requirements of 2.5 miles or further).

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Where is the school located?

We are located at 321 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07103.

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When can I visit the school?

You may visit the school any day the school is open. Please call in advance of your visit in case we are having a special event. We encourage you to join us for Application Saturdays designed for prospective students and their families.

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How many students are in each classroom?

The number of students in each classroom varies depending on grade and/or subject. Some classes have 12 students and others may have 25 to 28. Our average class size is 22 students.

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When is the first day of school?

The first day of school is usually in the third week of August. Please do not schedule any vacations or summer camp in August so that your child does not miss school. School days in August are part of the regular school year and are mandatory for all students.

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Do parents have to pay for lunch?

Students may receive breakfast, lunch, and/or an afternoon snack. Students may be eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. This status is determined during a student’s registration process after being matched.

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Do students wear uniforms to school? Do I have to pay for them?

Yes, all students are required to wear uniforms. Students may be provided with a starter kit including a uniform polo. Families are responsible for purchasing additional uniforms throughout the school year.

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If I have questions, what is the best way to get answers?

If you’ve reviewed the information on this page and still have questions, please contact the Enrollment Team at 973-622-1790 or email her directly at enrollment@peoplesprep.org. Remember, we are here to help!