We are a tuition free school with open enrollment! All Newark students currently in Grade 5 & 6 are encouraged to apply.
We are accepting applications for the 2013-14 school year. We are enrolling students who will be entering Grades 6 & 7.
Upcoming School Year (2013-2014) - 6th & 7th Grade
We are currently accepting applications for grades 6 and 7 for the 2013-14 school year. We have a limited number of seats available and open seats are filled on a first come, first served basis. Call or visit now to pick up enrollment paperwork and hold a seat for your student today!
Current School Year (2012-2013) - 6th Grade
Our current class of 80 students is fully enrolled. If you were not accepted this year and interested in joining as a 7th grader next year, you do need to complete a new application.
Any student who will be in grade 6 or 7 for the 2013-14 school year or any student who is currently in grade 6 and willing to transfer during the 2012-13 school year. Students must be residents of the State of New Jersey. Preference in the lottery is given to residents of Newark.
The application is a quick form that you can complete online or mail in to us.
Download a print application here.
Once you apply online or mail us an application, a member of the Merit Prep team will call you within 7 days. Please ensure your contact numbers and mailing address are accurate and contact us to keep them updated over the next few months.
You will be placed on our waitlist for up to one year. We enroll students on a rolling basis. Maintain your contact information with us and we will be in touch if a spot opens up.
March - April: Complete all enrollment and registration paperwork for your student, including proof of address, submission of transfer cards, health records and immunizations
May - June: Attend an open house event / registration night to visit the school, purchase uniforms and meet the school team
AUGUST 2013: School begins!
For all other questions, email us at email@example.com