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Upcoming Events


04.21.2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basketball Clinic Grades K-5


04.22.2014 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Spring Band Concert (Dining Commons)


04.24.2014 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Spring Orchestra Concert (Christ Church)


Junior/Senior Breakfast (Dining Commons)


04.25.2014 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kindergarten Show (Barn)

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We are excited to be welcoming visiting families to campus as a part of our ongoing series of Open Houses. We know that families are busy, so Rutgers Prep offers Open House opportunities in multiple time frames and on multiple dates; our next All-School Open House (for families looking into our 3 year old program - Grade 12) will take place at  9:00am on Wednesday, April 2nd. We prefer that families pre-register whenever possible, as this helps us plan our student-guided tour groups, which we seek to keep small and personal... read more

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As a first year student, college can be extremely overwhelming socially, academically, and emotionally. Despite that, coming from Rutgers Prep has lessened my academic stress because I was already used to a large work load and having to balance my


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Schools in Somerset aim to prepare students for the future but when you want to ensure that your child receives an exceptional education, we invite you to learn more about the Rutgers Preparatory School. First established in 1766, we are the oldest Independent School in New Jersey, and have educated generations of students.  With our deep tradition of excellence in education, we welcome a diverse group of students to learn, develop, and grow.

We are a private, independent institution. As a coeducational day school for students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, we enroll students from diverse geographic, economic, social, and ethnic backgrounds. With our small class sizes, we provide personalized attention to students, helping prepare them for the future ahead. 

With advanced scholarship education opportunities at our school, we can help ensure that students are provided the greatest advantage in preparation for their years of collegiate education. We host advanced placement programs to accelerate a child’s education. Subjects include Calculus, Economics and Statistics, European History, Psychology, Computer Science, Latin, Japanese, and a host of art, drama and music programs.  Additionally, we host over 33 athletic teams so that our students can also excel in their sport of choice.

There are many private schools in Somerset County, NJ, but Rutgers Preparatory School aims to provide the best possible education for students. We also accept students from areas that neighbor Franklin Township, NJ. For more information about our application process, please contact our admissions department. Please also ask for information about our tuition assistance programs. We look forward to touring the campus with you and your child.