The application for People’s Prep is now closed. If you are interested in joining our school for next year, please complete the form below to be added to our waitlist.

Families will be given an update of their application status by email on Monday, February 1 by 5:00 PM. Please email if you do not have an email by then.


Admission is determined by a random lottery. There is no tuition fee. All students in Newark, including English Language Learners and students with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. We accept students in the 9th-12th grade based on seat availability each year.

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    Sibling Policy: Preference is given to siblings of enrolled students (NJSA 36A - 8C). Please list any siblings applying for or enrolled at People's Prep.

    Póliza de hermano: Preferencia es otorgada a hermano(a) de escolares matriculados (NJSA 36A-8C). Por favor de listar algun hermano(a) que está aplicando o que están matriculados en People's Prep.
  • Charter schools are free, open-enrollment public schools that are required by law to serve all students. Charter schools shall be open to all students on a space available basis and shall not discriminate in their admission policies or practices on the basis of intellectual or athletic ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, special education status, proficiency in the English language, or any other basis that would be illegal if used by a school district.

    Las escuelas chárter son gratuitas y públicas requeridas por ley de servir a todos los estudiantes. Las escuelas chárter son abiertas a todos los estudiantes basado en el espacio disponible y no discriminará en su proceso o reglas de inscripción basado en habilidad intelectual o atlética, medidas de logros o aptitud, estatus de educación especial, capacidad en el idioma Inglés, u otro base que sería ilegal si usado por el distrito escolar.