The Camden Prep Difference
Camden Prep is a community where students feel loved and nurtured so they can be their best each and every day. Our teachers infuse joy and academic rigor into every day, ensuring all students are prepared to succeed in college and beyond.
Uncommon's Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Camden Prep is committed to preparing each student to succeed in college and beyond. From our focus on both joy and rigor in the classroom to providing a supportive environment, our students have the foundation to make their dreams come true.
Structured, Safe, and Fun
Camden Prep is characterized by a culture of joy, support, and focus on academic work. Students thrive when they know they are cared for by all faculty and staff, and we focus on creating a learning environment that supports their success.
Longer School Day and Year
Our students engage in learning for a longer school day and longer school year to ensure they will be prepared to enter college and excel in their careers.
Camden Prep students wear uniforms to foster a focus on learning and a stronger sense of community. All new Camden Prep families receive two uniforms for free.
The Student Experience
Camden Prep students know that an excellent education is key to achieving their dreams. By committing to our core values and giving back to others, our students can reshape history and write a new story for themselves.
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Our Core Values
We are driven by our core values each and every day. By instilling a culture of caring, respect, responsibility, courage, and justice, our students are learning to become the leaders of tomorrow.
We take care of each other. We help each other. We notice when someone needs help and we lend a hand. We do not hurt each other physically or emotionally.
We treat each person as valuable -- worthy of greatness and goodness. We accept individuals for who they are. We are honest with each other.
We believe we are the masters of our own destinies and that we have the power to control our lives and shape our futures. We participate fully in everything we do; we do not do things halfway.
We have confidence in ourselves and in each other. We strive to do our best and to do what's right even when it scares us. we encourage each other.
We act with fairness toward each other. We get involved when members of the community are in trouble and need help. We work to improve our community and the world.
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Explore Our Campuses
Our schools have a shared mission to prepare all student to enter, succeed in, and graduate from college. We currently have two campuses in the Camden neighborhoods of Liberty Park and Whitman Park.
Learn How to Enroll
Our free public schools are open to all Camden residents, with no selection criteria or application fees. We participate in Camden Enrollment, a universal enrollment process for all Camden schools. Learn more about enrolling your child and submit your application today!