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Central Jersey College Prep Charter School

Preschool | Grades 6-12 | Central Jersey College Prep CS
17 schoolhouse rd
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 302-9991

About This School

The mission of the Central Jersey College Prep Charter School is to provide academic and social challenges and opportunities to students, instilling the skills and knowledge that they will need to succeed in their lives. The CJCPCS aims to forge a powerful partnership out of the student-teacher-parent triad. This partnership will provide and empower our youth with the support necessary to reach their highest potential – intellectually, socially, emotionally and physically– building on their inherent promise to aid in their preparation for college and career.

CJCPCS seeks to graduate men and women who think critically and creatively; have acquired strong skills in mathematics, science, language, technology, history, and the arts; and are committed to a lifetime of learning and civic involvement.

CJCPCS motivates every student, without exception, to make acceptance into a four year university their goal for the future after high school. All teachers, administrators, and staff have this as their underlying objective. Attaining a college degree is essential for our young people who are required to compete in the global economy of the 21st century. We believe a college degree to be necessary not only for gainful employment, but also to provide young people with the skills, knowledge, and values they need.

The CJCPCS mission requires emphasis on the following: instillation of the desire, resources, and the social skills to attend a four year college; academic preparation for all students to gain acceptance to a four year college; well developed parent involvement; high level of rigor in the curriculum in basic skills—Mathematics and English; as well as strong coursework in science, technology, foreign language, history, and the arts.

CJCP's curriculum program is fully online. click the following link

http://njcollegeprep-public.rubiconatlas.org/Atlas/Public/View/Default

ACHIEVEMENTS

Reward School recognized by NJ State Department of Education

Title I Exemplary School recognized by NJ State Department of Education

Got higher scores State tests  than State and district averages
go to the link below for more info

http://cjcollegeprep.org/?page_id=9479

■ CJCPCS has been placed into Top 10 School for Middle School Performance Gains in 2013 by JerseyCAN, www.jerseycan.org.

■ 100% Graduation Rate for class of 2012, class of 2013 and class of 2014

■ 100% Four-year College Acceptance Rate for class of 2012, class of 2013 and class of 2014

■ Over 80% College Placement Rate for class of 2013 and 2014

■ Class of 2014  raised over $3,200,000 in scholarships

■ NJ Regional Science Olympiads 2012- 1 First Place, 2 Second Place, 1 Fourth Place, and 1 Fifth Place

■ US First Robotics - First Place, FTC Championship Tournament in Pennsylvania

■ National Invitational Science Olympiad - 1 Third Place and 1 Fourth Place at George Washington

University

■ "Best New School" award in Mercer Chapter MATHCOUNTS competition

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT?

● Tuition-Free Comprehensive College-Prep Program

● Each Student has individual Chromebook

● Advanced Placement Courses; AP Calculus, AP Language & Comp, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Psychology

● College Bound Program and Dual Credit Courses

● Instruction by hardworking, dedicated Highly Qualified Teacher

● PSAT/NMSQT and SAT preparation

● Small Class Sizes

● Honor courses in all grade levels

● Extended English and Math Curriculum

● Computer Programming classes

● SMART Classrooms(Smart board, Apple TV, Clickers)

● Science Olympiad and Robotics Teams

● College Guidance and University Outreach Programs

● College Mentorship Program

● Online Student Database System

● Tutoring Programs

● Sport Activities

● Clubs

2014-15 CLUBS

Model U.N.
Newspaper Club
Science Olympiad
Chess Club
Debate Club
Year Book
Art Club
Guitar Club
Band
Chorus
Writing Workshop(Middle)
Writing Workshop(High)
Math Club
Robotics Club(Middle)
Robotics Club(High)
Turkish Club
Chinese Club
Spanish Club
Computer Science Club
Junior NHS
NHS
Soccer Club
Basketball Club
Tracking
Tennis Club
Central Jersey College Prep Charter School is located in Somerset, NJ and is in Central Jersey College Prep Cs School District. It is a charter school that serves 313 students in grades 6-12.

Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system. See Central Jersey College Prep Charter School's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2014, Central Jersey College Prep Charter School had 9 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New Jersey average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

313

Students Per Teacher (2014)

Female/Male (2011)

51% 49%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

45.3%
eligible
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Grade 7 Language Arts Performance

NJ ASK Results
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Central Jersey College Prep Charter School Reviews

By , a Parent on

My son is a transfer student from New York City. The school not only provides a quality education, but also moral values. His attitude changed towards me in a very positive way. I am really impressed with the school.

By , a Parent on

its horrible its worse then the public school thats why my child is returning to FHS for high school

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