Rutgers Preparatory School
  • Through excellence in education

    we inspire students to discover and pursue their passions, embrace intellectual curiosity and creativity, and lead with confidence.

  • We inspire students

    RPS Middle Schoolers create history themed amusement parks, code mobile apps, launch self-designed rockets, and, every single day, have music class.

  • 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.

  • Lead with confidence

    Our athletic program fields 44 Upper and Middle School sports, including 15 varsity teams that shared 13 state, sectional, and county championships in the last 5 years, including Boys Tennis, the 2016 Somerset County Champions.
  • New Jersey's First Independent School

    Celebrating 250 years of tradition, diversity, and excellence in 2016.

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RPS Bulletin

Click here to view the photo gallery from Alumni Day 2016


summer programs sunburst3Summer Academic Programs and Camps are now updated on our website. Click here to view our current offerings. 

 

RPS Bulletin

Click here to view the photo gallery from Alumni Day 2016

Latest News

  • Rutgers Prep Math Students Star in Video

    When 97 Rutgers Prep students signed up for a Saturday morning math modeling pilot, the Moody’s Foundation Problem Development Committee decided to put Rutgers Prep students at the heart of their planned video series. Read More
  • Highly Selective Universities Share Their Insight

    RPS faculty members have an even clearer idea of how to help our students stand out in the competitive college admissions landscape thanks to a presentation which featured Admissions Officers from The George Washington University, the University of Pennsylvania, & Princeton University. Read More
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Next Open House + Summer School & Camp Expo

Upcoming Events

May
25

05.25.2016 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

May
26

05.26.2016 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

May
27

05.27.2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

May
31

05.31.2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jun
3

06.03.2016 8:45 am - 8:45 am

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Cupid Had Helpers

As you might expect from New Jersey’s first independent school, Rutgers Prep has its share of traditions. 

A visitor to Rutgers Prep on February 11th could have witnessed an unusual sight as a small parade of well-bundled children from Mrs. Papa’s Pre-K class made their way to the school’s Upper School Office from our Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC). The children were completing the final step in a long-standing Rutgers Prep tradition – sending hand-made surprise Valentines home through the United States Postal Service. ... read more


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