NJDOE News

OFFICE OF INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS AND SCHOOLS
Prospective Charter Schools

July 15, 2004

COUNTY

PROSPECTIVE CHARTER SCHOOL

1.

Atlantic

Benchmark Academy Charter High School

Region: Corbin City, Estell Manor and Weymouth Township

2005-06 Focus: Grades 9 and 10 with 120 students

Four-Year Projection: Grades 9 to 12 with 240 students

Contact: Ms. Kathryn Schoonfield
179 Walkers Forge Road
Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Tel: 609.625.4289
Fax: 609.476.4386

Email: emcfo@njtown.net

2.

Camden

Environment Community Opportunity Charter School (ECO Charter School)

District: Camden City

2005-06 Focus: Kindergarten to grade 2 with 185 students

Four-Year Projection: Kindergarten to grade 4 with 345 students

Contact: Ms. Antoinette C. Dendtler
111 North 6th Street
Camden, NJ 08102

Tel: 856.426.1727 or 215.242.6490
Fax: 856.627.4026

Email: ecocharterschool@post.harvard.edu

3.

Cape May

Ecole de la Mer: French Immersion Charter School of New Jersey

District: Upper Township

2005-06 Focus: Kindergarten to grade 4 with 105 students

Four-Year Projection: Kindergarten to grade 7 with 195 students

Contact: Ms. Elizabeth F. Casey
618 North Shore Road
Beesleys Point, NJ 08223

Tel: 609.602.9716
Fax: 609.390.1147

Email: elcasey@hotmail.com

4.

Essex

Building A Better Future For Our Children Charter School

District: Newark

2005-06 Focus: Kindergarten to grade 2 with 180 students

Four-Year Projection: Kindergarten to grade 4 with 300

Contact: Ms. Margaret Parish

92 Brookdale Avenue

Newark, NJ 07106

Tel: 973.687.8497
Fax: 973.621.8389

Email: NONE GIVEN

5.

Essex

Orange Charter School

District: Orange City

2005-06 Focus: Kindergarten to grade 2 with 180 students

Four-Year Projection: Kindergarten to grade 4 with 300 students

Contact: Ms. Gladys Cambry
641 Lincoln Avenue #32
Orange, NJ 07050

Tel: 973.677-9922
Fax: NONE GIVEN

Email: NONE GIVEN

6.

Essex

Quest For Knowledge Charter School

District: Irvington Township

2005-06 Focus: Kindergarten to grade 2 with 180 students

Four-Year Projection: Kindergarten to grade 4 with 300 students

Contact: Ms. Sharon Dunkley
91 Grant Place
Irvington, NJ 07111

Tel: INCOMPLETE
Fax: NONE GIVEN

Email: NONE GIVEN

7.

Essex

University Heights Charter School

District: Newark

2005-06 Focus: Kindergarten to grade 1 with 120 students

Four-Year Projection: Kindergarten to grade 5 with 240 students

Contact: Ms. Brenda E. Brown
c/o Bethany Academy
275 West Market Street
Newark, NJ 07103

Tel: 973.623.1099
Fax: 973.623.8511

Email: bebrown@ureach.com

8.

Hudson

Millennium Academy Charter School

District: Jersey City

2005-06 Focus: Kindergarten to grade 5 with 500 students

Four-Year Projection: Kindergarten to grade 5 with 500

Contact: Rev. Robert Blount
102 Claremont Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07503

Tel: NONE GIVEN
Fax: NONE GIVEN

Email: NONE GIVEN

9.

Morris

Unity Regional Charter School

Region: Hanover Township, Morris School District, Morris Plains, Parsippany-Troy Hills Township and Randolph Township

2005-06 Focus: Kindergarten to grade 8 with 192 students

Four-Year Projection: Kindergarten to grade 8 with 288 students

Contact: Ms. Susan Lausell
14 Elder Drive
Morristown, NJ 07960

Tel: 973.540.0345 or 908.268.2575
Fax: 973.540.0935

Email: sulasula@optonline.net

10.

Passaic

Howard J. Seeley Charter School

District: Paterson

2005-06 Focus: Kindergarten to grade 5 with 325 students

Four-Year Projection: Kindergarten to grade 5 with 325 students

Contact: Ms. Nina M. Thomas
c/o East 40th Street
Paterson, NJ 07522

Tel: 973.790.5264
Fax: 973.523.3936

Email: NONE GIVEN

11.

Passaic

Passaic Community Charter School

District: Passaic City

*2007-08 Focus: Kindergarten to grade 1 with 100 students

Four-Year Projection: Kindergarten to grade 3 with students

Contact: Dr. Lillian M. Ramos
68-72 Third Street
Passaic City, NJ 07055

Tele: 973.365.5808 or 973.365.5806
Fax: 973.458.9380

Email: cmpchs@erols.com

12.

Passaic

Paterson Charter School for the Performing Arts

District: Paterson

2005-06 Focus: Grades 5 to 7 with 270 students

Four-Year Projection: Grades 5 to 7 with 360 students

Contact: Ms. Lynn Millinger
54B Brookdale Gardens
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Tele: 973.249.6700 x1404 or 973.748.0117
Fax: 973.249.6109

Email: lmillinger@hygradebusiness.com

13.

Passaic

World Languages and Engineering Charter School

District: Paterson

2005-06 Focus: Grades 9 to 12 with 200 students

Four-Year Projection: Grades 9 to 12 with 300 students

Contact: Zoran M. Korach, Ph.D.
Raed Dandan, Ph.D.
64 Linda Vista Avenue
North Haledon, NJ 07508

Tel: 973.641.6583 or 973.953.7959
Fax: 973.904.1614

Email: drzkorac@aol.com or iefnj@aol.com

14.

Sussex

Thomas Edison Charter School

Region: Andover Regional, Byram Township, Frankford Township, Green Township, Hamburg Borough, Hardyston Township, High Point Regional, Hopatcong Borough, Kittatinny Regional, Lafayette Township, Lenape Valley Regional High School District, Montague, Newton, Ogdensburg Borough, Sparta Township, Stanhope Borough, Sussex County Charter School for Technology, Sussex County Vocational School District, Sussex-Wantage Regional, Vernon Township and Wallkill Valley Regional

*2007-08 Focus: Grades 7 to 12 with 100 students

Four-Year Projection: Grades 7 to 12 with 175 students

Contact: Mr. Joseph A. Cammarata
105 North Church Road
Sparta, NJ 07871

Tel: 973.383.6700
Fax: 973.383.4272

Email: jcammarata@sussex.tec.nj.us

15.

Union

Central Jersey Arts Charter School

District: Plainfield

2005-06 Focus: Kindergarten to grade 5 with 248 students

Four-Year Projection: Kindergarten to grade 8 with 383 students

Contact: Ms. Shamida D. Coney
413 Pemberton Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Tel: 908.753.8451 or 908.222.3322
Fax: 908.222.0101

Email: shamidac@msn.com

16.

Union

Union County TEAMS (Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Math & Science) Charter School

District: Plainfield

2005-06 Focus: Kindergarten to grade 8 with 180 students

Four-Year Projection: Kindergarten to grade 8 with 180 students

Contact: Ms. Geraldine Agurs
515-517 West Fourth Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Tel: 908.754.3353 x13 or 908.756.8734
Fax: 908.754.0622

Email: executiveassistant@shilohplainfield.org

*Scheduled to open in 2007-08