Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry and Innovation
400 Central Ave, Orange, NJ 07050
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Welcome to Orange Preparatory Academy
of Inquiry and Innovation
Ms. Carrie Halstead, Principal
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Ms. Faith Holmes, Confidential Secretary
Breakfast: 7:30am -8:15 am
School Hours: 8:25 am - 2:50 pm
After-School Hours: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
School News and Information
We are so excited for the start of the 2023-2024 school year here at Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry and Innovation! We are partners, jointly dedicated to helping your child grow socially, emotionally, and intellectually. Click on the title to choose the letter of preference in English, Spanish or Creole
Welcome to Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry and Innovation. Our district believes that when students wear uniforms, there is an increased sense of community and pride in our school; therefore, the district has implemented a Uniform Policy for SY 2023-2024.
All schools in New Jersey are required to create an annual school-level PDP. For purposes of planning, the school PDP implementation year is considered to run from July 1 through June 30.
Orange Public Schools joins Verizon Innovative Learning, Verizon's award-winning education initiative, in partnership with Digital Promise. Orange High School, Oakwood Avenue Community School, and Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry and Innovation are among the 32 new schools joining the 10th cohort of Verizon Innovative Learning Schools for the 2023-2024 SY.
Click on the title above to open this month's school calendar. Monthly lunch menus can be found on our webpage on the right side under announcements or the Parents & Students tab.
The Superintendent's Weekly Update continues district-wide for 2022-2023. This update will give the school community a sense of the district's direction in content pedagogy and practice, wellness, and programming. Please take a moment to read the update accordingly.
Applications for the Essex County College (ECC) Dual Enrollment Program for students entering 9th grade at Orange High School in the 2023-2024 SY opens on March 8, 2023. Applications are due Friday, March 24, 2023 (11:59 pm). A parent Information session was held on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.
The Orange Public Schools is pleased to announce the launch of the 2022-2023 Parent University, our free and reduced-price workshops offering parents a range of experiences across various topics, with the first course beginning on January 28th.
The Strategic Plan for the Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry & Innovation outlines academic and social support provided at the new Grade 8 school, allowing for a more cohesive and coordinated approach to education in one school building.
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.
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.
Please complete the Fall 2023 survey!
National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs - NJ Household Information Survey - Due September 20, 2023