Why Philip's Academy?

 Our Beliefs

  • We believe in the unlimited potential of every child.
  • We believe in the concept that internal motivation can be developed and promoted in a supportive setting that provides a structured approach, taking individual differences into account, with measurable goals and accountability.
  • We believe in a comprehensive academic experience where students work hard, persevere, and become the best that they can be.
  • We believe in creating opportunities for students to express themselves, to meet challenges, and to take supported risks as they develop to their fullest potential.
  • We believe that family engagement and participation increases the potential for student achievement.

Our Approach

What Sets Us Above and Beyond

Small class size
Free Education
High Quality Curriculum & Education

Program Highlights

Time in School

Kindergarten Classes
Morning Care Option
After School Enrichment Program Available
Summer Readiness Activities

EcoSPACES Education
Nourishing Healthy Bodies & Minds

Breakfast after the Bell
Healthy Lunch Program
Outdoor Garden Space
Safe Play Area

Intentional Curriculum

Balanced Literacy (Reading, Writing, Word Study)
Math In Focus
Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Focus
Responsive Classroom Approach
Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math (STEAM) based Field Trips
Arts Classes (Music, Art, Handwork)
Services for English Language Learners
Intervention and Enrichment Opportunities




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North or South via Garden State Parkway: Take Exit 155P to I-80 West or East towards Paterson. Follow directions below for Route I-80.

Route I-80: Take Broad St Exit 14A Clifton. Merge onto Hwy-509. Turn right onto County Hwy-509/Lackawanna Place. Take 1st Right onto 21st Street. Turn Left onto State Street.

Parking: Parking is available in the lot across from the school.


Philip's Academy Charter School - paterson

47 State Street
Paterson, NJ 07501-2119

973-247-8920 (tel) | 973-247-0230 (fax) 

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