Orange Preparatory Academy

400 Central Ave, Orange, NJ 07050

  • Welcome to Orange Preparatory Academy 




    Ms. Carrie Halstead, Principal  

    Email me at 


     Assistant Principals 

    Mr. Oliverto Agosto 

    Mr. Tarrell Harp - Interim

    Mrs. Samantha Fossella  

    Ms. Roberta Washington

    Tel:  973-677-4135

    Fax: 973-677-2439


     School Hours 

    Breakfast: 7:30 am - 8:00 am 

    School day:  8:20 am - 3:15 pm

    After-School Programs: 3:20 pm - 4:15 pm


School News and Information

  • Student Orientation

    Click on the title to view the Student Orientation Slideshow presented on August 28th, 2021 to our 8th and 9th grade parents and students. Learn about our academic expectations, health and safety protocols and other student requirements.

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  • Welcome Back Letter from the Principal

    Click on the title to read details about our Covid guidelines, morning routines, scheduled kiosks, and more.

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  • School Supply Lists

    Click the title to see the required school supplies such as earbuds, district Chromebook, 3 ring binders, looseleaf paper and more.

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  • Download the District APP

    The new Orange Public Schools mobile app for both Apple and Android devices is ready for launch! We invite you to stay connected while you're on the go with this FREE mobile app that will bring you the latest news and information about our schools. Click on the title to view the flyer.

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  • Concentric Education Solutions Home Visits

    The attendance team at Orange Preparatory Academy recognizes that regular attendance and arriving to school on time are vital to a student’s success, both in person and in a virtual environment. Please click the title for more information and to opt out.

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  • Free Internet from Comcast

    Comcast is offering qualifying families, who are new customers, 60 days of free Internet Essentials service, usually available for $9.95/month.

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  • The Home - School Compact

    School staff, parents/guardians and students must work together to ensure our students' success. Parents, we are requesting that you read the Home - School Compact with your child, then complete and submit to your school. Use the link above.

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  • For Parents - How to Support Your Child with Google Classroom

    If you are unfamiliar with Google Classroom, the platform in which your child is receiving and posting assignments, please visit the link to view these helpful videos.

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  • Take Care of Yourself During this Public Health Emergency

    Coping with a public health emergency can be stressful and worrisome. You may have to deal with uncertainty, concerns about your health and the health of your family and friends, a change in your routine, limited access to needed resources, and more.

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