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Park Prep Academy, Inc.

519 Central Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07307

(201) 217-0202


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

Park Prep Academy utilizes the Bank Street Developmental Interaction Approach. Play is valued as the child's work. As children progress throughout the school, both play and structured activities are introduced into the schooling experience.

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school