Rutgers Preparatory School
  • Congratulations Seniors!

    Congratulations Seniors!

    RPS seniors proudly wearing the t-shirts of their future alma maters

  • Pursue your passions

    Pursue your passions

    With 21 Advanced Placement course offerings and roughly 60 student organizations in the Upper School, our students pursue their passions both in and outside of the classroom.

  • Take Me Out to The  Ballgame

    Take Me Out to The Ballgame

    See photos from Rutgers Prep baseball’s recent game at TD Bank Park, as well as from their pre-game “tailgate" and games with students in the Lower School.

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  • New Jersey's First Independent School

    New Jersey's First Independent School

    Celebrating 250 years of excellence in education.

  • RPS Lower School

    RPS Lower School

    Leveraging kids’ innate curiosity and creativity, signature programs in our Lower School engage all types of learners.

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  • Pursue your passions

    Pursue your passions

    With 21 Advanced Placement course offerings and roughly 60 student organizations in the Upper School, our students pursue their passions both in and outside of the classroom.

  • RPS Middle School

    RPS Middle School

    Rutgers Prep's Middle Schoolers create history themed amusement parks, code mobile apps, and launch self-designed rockets.

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Latest News

  • Virtual Reality Arrives at Rutgers Prep

    “Have you climbed Everest yet?” You might be surprised by how often staff members have asked this question over the past few weeks. Read More
  • Guatemala Rising

    Rutgers Prep 8th-12th graders will turn in their preference forms for this year’s Innovation Programs on October 5th, but students are already buzzing about one of this year’s new additions to the offerings—The Digital Storytelling Program. Read More
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Next Open House

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
Click Here to Register Online

Upcoming Events

Thursday September 21 - All Day
No Classes/Professional Day/Gym Care
Monday October 9 - All Day
No Classes/Professional Day/Gym Care
Wednesday October 18, 6:30 PM -
8th Grade Transition Night
Friday November 3 - All Day
No Classes/Professional Day/Gym Care
Wednesday November 22 - All Day
School Closed/Thanksgiving Break begins

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250th Anniversary

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Order your copy of The History of Rutgers Preparatory School Volumes I & II (Volume II by RPS History teacher Tim Cohen)

Order your copy of 250 Touchstones by photographer and RPS Art Department Chair Scot J. Wittman ‘86 

Featured RPS Stories

17 6 RPS 17 Class Photo compressedWhere Everybody is Somebody

Sometimes the end of the school year feels like one long season of celebration at Rutgers Prep, and this year’s graduates helped bring the reasons behind that celebratory feel into sharp focus. At both the traditional Senior Parent Reception, where the seniors are given an opportunity to reflect on their Rutgers Prep experience, and at graduation, where the Commencement speaker is a senior chosen by his/her peers to speak on behalf of the class, the themes of Rutgers Prep’s commitments to excellence and community rang out again and again... Read More


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