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Achieve Empowerment Lectures Series

Achieve Empowerment Speaker

Pride Academy Charter School is excited to announce that we are offering a series of 3 half-day seminars, called the Achieve Empowerment Lectures Series, featuring guest keynote speakers and break-out sessions led by Pride Academy faculty. The workshops are free and open to administrators, teachers and support staff. Professional Development Certificates of Attendance will be available for all registered participants. Our second workshop includes the keynote presentation: "Relevance In Instruction (Do I realize who they are?)" presented by Principal Baruti Kafele and scheduled for Friday January 23rd from 1-4pm.

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Anti-Bullying Report

During the 2013-2014 School Year, Pride Academy's School Safety Team, Administration, and Board conducted the School Self-Assessment and based on the results, a grade has been determined by the Commissioner of Education. The grade is a raw score of data derived from the Self-Assessment rubric and the sum of the ratings for all indicators within the 8 core elements on the Self-Assessment. The maximum total score for a school is 78 points. Pride Academy Charter School received a score of 75 out of 78 points.
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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.