Rutgers Preparatory School
  • 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 Girls Lacrosse and McKayla Mottola '17, who recently scored her 100th goal for Rutgers Prep. Read More
  • Through excellence in education

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

  • Embrace intellectual curiosity & creativity

    Whether on Campus or visiting Grounds for Sculpture, Rutgers Prep's location in Somerset, NJ means that nature, the Arts, multi-cultural events, and historic treasures impact student instruction every day.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • New Jersey's First Independent School

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

  • 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.

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RPS Bulletin

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

 

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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250th Anniversary

Alumni Day ~ May, 14, 2016
Registration is Now Open

Full Day of Events featuring 

 • Master Classes

 • Athletic Games

 • Honor Guard Luncheon

 • Cocktail Reception

Featured RPS Stories

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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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