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Mt. Ephraim Elementary School
1575 Mt Ephraim Ave
Camden, NJ 08104
T: (856) 379-4488
Welcome to Mt. Ephraim Elementary
Mt. Ephraim Elementary School is Camden Prep’s first renaissance school located between the neighborhoods of Liberty Park and Whitman Park. Students have the opportunity to attend our elementary school for grades K to 4, and to continue on to Camden Prep Mt. Ephraim Middle School for grades 5 to 8.
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Academics and Culture
Excellence in Learning
We provide all students with a rigorous curriculum that prepares them for college and beyond. We have a longer school day and school year to allow for more learning time, and provide after-school tutoring to ensure that all of our students meet our high academic expectations.Enroll
Excellence in Character
To get our students through the long climb to college, Camden Prep instills in our students the personal qualities they will need to succeed. Our students follow, and families are expected to support, the school's Code of Conduct. Students wear uniforms and are expected to uphold the school's values.
Excellence in Teaching
Our staff are smart, committed, and experienced individuals who work tirelessly to achieve outstanding academic results in their classrooms. We are committed to providing our teachers with the necessary tools to succeed and grow professionally.Careers
A Typical School Day
While high school graduation and college can seem far off for kindergartners, the preparation that leads to a life of great opportunity begins now. Camden Prep is committed to building the strong and solid academic and character foundation in our scholars that lead them to be masters of their own destinies. We lead our schools, teachers and community in a way that maximizes learning and joy.
Emphasis on College
Camden Prep begins educating students about the importance of college from day one and continues doing so through college readiness activities found in middle and high school. The goal is for freshman year of college to become a natural extension of graduating from high school.
Longer School Day and Year
To ensure that every student masters each and every standard, we provide students with a longer school day and longer year. We also provide homework help and after-school tutoring, Saturday School for students who need extra support, and double periods of English and Math daily.
Structure and Order
Camden Prep provides its students with a calm, safe, and orderly environment to maximize learning time. All students wear uniforms, and receive constant feedback for continuous academic and self-development.
Targeted Curriculum and Assessment
Our data-driven instruction ensures students master a core set of basic academic skills before mastering higher-level material. We also use internally developed assessments to build a culture of continuous reflection and improvement.
Partnering with Families
Partnering with families is vital to ensuring the success of our students and schools. We recognize that we cannot fulfill our mission of preparing students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from college without the support of our families. Family events are held at each campus at least once every two months. Flyers and messages inviting families to upcoming meetings and events are sent home with students. Food and child care are always provided.
In addition to campus events, Camden Prep is committed to maintaining frequent communication with our families by offering the following: back-to-school nights and family potluck dinners, campus newsletters and postcards, family conferences, monthly progress reports, end-of-quarter report cards, and more.