Orange Preparatory Academy

400 Central Avenue, Orange, NJ 07050


Orange Preparatory Academy
400 Central Avenue Orange, New Jersey 07050
Tel: (973) 677-4135 Fax: (973) 677-2439
 School Hours:  8:20 - 2:25
Mrs. Aretha D. Malloy 
Mr. Dana Gaines
Vice Principals
Mr. Noel Cruz
Mrs. Samantha Fossella 

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Saturday Enrichment Program 
April, 9th - In Session
April 16th - Closed (Spring Recess)
April 23, 2016 - In Session  
The Saturday Program runs until May 21, 2015
9 am  - 12 pm 

Tuesday - Thursday- 2:45 - 4:10

Dress Code Policy
  • White, Orange, or Black Polo/Oxford Shirt. All shirts MUST have a collar and must have sleeves that cover the shoulders. 
  • Black or Khaki Pants and/or knee length Skirts, Skorts, or Shorts (weather permitting). 
  • White, Orange, or Black Sweater, Vest or Cardigan 
  • School Pride Apparel tops including T-shirts, Sweaters, and Sweatshirts. NO hoods. 
  • Closed shoes with a rubber sole that covers
Click here for more on the Dress Code Policy 


                        VISION STATEMENT                    

     Our students and teachers will em
e the multicultural environment of our school community. The faculty will function as a high performing collaborative teams. We will implement instructional strategies that are designed to enable all students to master the Common Core and celebrate learning. The staff will strive to present project based learning in a nurturing environment that inspires students to be “Allergic to Average” and prepared for the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.


     The administration, faculty, and community of Orange Preparatory Academy believe that all children can learn. We accept the responsibility and will provide an environment that celebrates our uniqueness as a learning academy of middle and high school students.  We will implement a rigorous curriculum aligned with the Common Core while exposing our students to various academic and enrichment experience, and promoting their individual and collective talents and skills so that we may develop 21st century learners prepared for college, career and beyond.  

The Orange Board of Education
Vision  Statement  

The Orange Public School District commits to providing a safe and caring environment where each child is expected to grow and succeed.  We pledge to prepare all students with equitable opportunities for college and career readiness, leading to lifelong learning and responsible citizenship in a competitive global community.  

Mission Statement  

The Orange Public School District in collaboration with all stakeholders is responsible for promoting the academic, social, emotional and personal success of all students.  With a commitment to academic excellence, the district provides teachers, families, and administrators with the tools needed for all students to reach their full potential.  The district serves all students in our schools, acknowledging their unique backgrounds, cultural perspectives and learning styles.  The district recognizes that curiosity, discipline, integrity, responsibility and respect are necessary for success.  The Orange Public School District cultivates a community of 21st century learners where students take ownership of the learning process, achieve high standards of excellence, and focus on academics.