Rutgers Preparatory School
  • 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.

  • 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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  • Lead with confidence

    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.

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RPS Bulletin

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Summer Programs at RPS are now open for registration. Click here to browse our current selection of camps and summer school options

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Next Open House

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 10:00am
(snowdate: 1/29/17 @2:00pm)
Click Here to Register Online

Upcoming Events

Friday January 20 - All Day
LS Clubs
Saturday January 21 - All Day
SAT’s
Saturday January 21, 10:00 AM -
Dougherty Wrestling Tournament
Wednesday January 25, 7:00 PM -
Sophomore College Planning Evening - Getting from where you are to where you want to be
Thursday January 26, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Parents' Association Information Session (Dining Commons)

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Congratulations to the excellent Madison Stanley '17 as she joins the 1000 pt. club! #GoArgonauts https://t.co/JMMUp8Xw6g
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Congrats, too, to Christian... the honors just keep rolling in for those Klipsteins! #AlwaysAnArgonaut https://t.co/196iXuYud2
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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 

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Ideas & Innovations Courses Offer Choice, Exploration

Rutgers Prep’s continuing commitment to student-centered learning is nowhere more evident than in our Middle School Ideas & Innovations courses. New to the curriculum this year, the Ideas & Innovations courses are available to all 6th through 8th graders at Rutgers Prep, and represent a broad range of topics which students engage with for about eight weeks before moving on to their next “I & I” course..... read more


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