Orange Preparatory Academy

400 Central Avenue, Orange, NJ 07050

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     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). , 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

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    Orange Preparatory Academy's

                           VISION STATEMENT                

    Our students and teachers will embrace the multicultural environment of our school community. The faculty will function as 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 are responsible for promoting the academic, social, emotional and personal success of all students. With a commitment to developing the whole child, we will provide a safe and caring environment that celebrates our uniqueness as a learning academy of middle and high school students.   We will implement a rigorous curriculum, expose our students to various academic and enrichment experiences, and promote 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.                 

    No Alibis, No Exceptions, No Excuses!



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