Pride students are enjoying the results of our parent council playground initiative! Through the efforts of KaBOOM, our corporate sponsor, Amneal, and over 200 volunteers from our communtiy, our students now have access to a safe, fun, and vibrant play space. Pictures...
Pride Academy was recently selected as an EPIC Award winner for Driving Dramatic Student Achievement Gains. Pride Academy faculty members received the award from the New Leaders organization in recognition of the school's impact on student achievement and to assist the school in sharing information about their practices with other schools. Read more...
Why come to PRIDE?
Pride Academy Charter School is an award winning, tuition free, middle school serving families in Newark, Orange, East Orange, and surrounding districts in New Jersey. PRIDE opened on September 3rd 2008 and serves students in grades five through eight.
PRIDE offers a learning environment emphasizing Peace and structure and is based on a community in which all members exhibit Respect for one another. We expect actions to be based on a personal sense of Integrity which leads us to be true to ourselves and honest with others.
At PRIDE we have high expectations for academic achievement and we believe that students can attain success through the Determination of the whole community to work hard and to continually seek ways to grow.
We place a high value on positive leadership and active service based on Empathy for others and an understanding of the wider community.