"…emboldening students to harness their own power to shape their futures and the world."

Pride Academy

Admissions for 2021-2022

Pride Academy Charter School is now accepting admission applications for students who will be in grades 5 to 8 in the 2021-2022 school year. Apply now and join us at our next admissions lottery on

Thursday April 15th 2021 at 3pm.

To apply, follow these steps:

Families who are on our wait list for the current year should submit a new application for the 2021-2022 year.

For further details about our admission policies and procedures, refer to our guidelines, send email to admissions@prideacs.org, or contact us.

1. Complete an Application Form

Complete one application for each child that you wish to enroll.

To apply online, please click on the application form below.

OR you can print and complete an application form, below,


(You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to print the application form.)

Mail or fax the completed and signed application to:


117 Elmwood Avenue
(between Shepard Ave & Madonna Place)
East Orange, New Jersey 07018
Phone: 973-672-3200
Fax: 973-672-3207

Walk-in applications are also accepted at our lotteries but please come early to complete an application form.

2. Participate in our Admissions Lottery

Students will be selected for admission at random by lottery.

While attendance at the lottery is encouraged, it is not mandatory since successful applicants will receive an acceptance letter from Pride Academy after the lottery.

3. Register at Pride

When you receive an acceptance letter, the next step in the application process is to register for the  school year. Please fill in the data requested in the application letter and come to the school to pick up a registration packet.

When you come in to register, you will need to bring a number of documents to ensure that your registration can be successfully completed. A detailed list of registration steps and the documents that you need to bring is given in our registration guidelines.

Please contact us if you have any questions about our admissions or registration procedures.