Our Mission

As a child-centered school, Academy Charter High School is dedicated to providing a challenging, nurturing environment in which each child’s social and academic potential is maximized. The students who graduate from ACHS will have the self-esteem, self-discipline, intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills to maintain their status as lifelong learners.

Information

NJ Start Strong Assessments

During the week of 9/12/22-9/16/22, the NJ Start Strong assessments will be administered at Academy Charter High School. Any students enrolled in Algebra 1, Geometry, or Algebra 2  will be taking the aligned ALG1, GEO, or ALG2 assessment.  In addition, freshmen will be taking the ELA 9 and Science 9 assessments, sophomores will be taking the ELA 10 assessment, and seniors will be taking the Science 12 assessment. These assessments are brief, assess prior year academic standards, and provide immediate feedback for educators to use to guide instruction. Parents will be provided score reports shortly after the testing window closes. Please see the attached slideshow from the NJDOE for more information. If you have specific questions, please contact Mrs. Martin at 732-681-8337 ext. 230. Thank you.

Elevate Education Parent Workshop

Parents and guardians of students enrolled in Communications and Senior Project during the Fall semester are invited to attend an Elevate Education workshop on Thursday, September 22nd from 4-5PM. Please see this letter for more information!

2022-2023 Calendar

The school calendar for the upcoming year is now on our site!

Calendar 2022.23

2022 Summer Reading - Extra Credit Assignment

Summer Reading for the 2022-2023 school year is strongly encouraged for students going into 10th, 11th, and 12th grade. Students can read a novel and complete the assignment for extra credit in their English or Senior Project course next school year. If you need a copy of the text or have any questions, please email Mrs. Wesley at wesley@academycharterhs.org. Thank you!

Incoming 9th grade students do not have a summer reading assignment, but will attend  Freshman Academy in August. More details will be posted and mailed out shortly. 

ACHS Graduation Class of 2022

Graduation for the Class of 2022 will be held on June 16th at 3:00pm at Academy Charter High School.  Please Click Here for important information.

Upcoming New Jersey Student Learning Assessment (NJSLA) & Advanced Placement (AP) Tests

Students in the AP Computer Science Principles class will test on May 9th at 12 noon.

All 9th grade students will be taking the NJSLA English Language Arts 9 and Algebra 1 state test between May 10th and May 13th. The ELA test consists of two 90-minute units and the Math test consists of two 90-minute units. 

All 11th grade students will be taking the NJSLA Science 11 state test between May 16th and May 20th. The Science test consists of four 60-minute  units.  

Read this letter for more specific information on NJSLA testing. Please contact Mrs. Martin with any questions. Thank you!

Esports Team

Academy Charter High School has partnered with the High School Esports League and brought competitive online gaming to our school.  There are 4 seasons; fall, holiday, winter, and spring in which our teams will compete against other high schools across the nation.  For more information about the program visit http://www.highschoolesportsleague.com/

Cinnamon Allergy

Academy Charter High School currently has a student with a severe airborne allergy to cinnamon.  It is vital that there is a strict avoidance to this substance in order to prevent a life-threatening allergic reaction.  In order to provide a safe school environment, cinnamon or products containing cinnamon are prohibited from being in the school building

Parent Survey

Please fill out our parent survey here

Your responses are much appreciated and help us out a lot!

Coastal Habitat for Humanity

New Cell Phone Policy

Our policy regarding cell phone usage in school has been changed, please see the documentation below

5516 – Use of Electronic Communications

PerformCare

PerformCare is the contracted service provider for the NJ Department of Children and Families (DCF) Children’s System of Care (CSOS). If parents are concerned about their child’s mental health, please use the contacts below. CSOC can provide all children and adolescents – regardless of insurance status – with coordinated access to mental health supports, substance abuse treatment, and services for intellectual and developmental disabilities. The New Jersey Youth Suicide Prevention Advisory Council also has created a learning portal, Prevent Suicide NJ, for educators, families, youth, and community members to access resources and training. Mental health concerns and suicide risk is at the forefront as never before. 

• Tel: (877-652-7624)
• Web: performcarenj.org
• On YouTube: DCF Children’s System of Public Care Service Announcement (youtu.be/KgA7ms-kwoo)

COVID 19 Resources

Anti-bullying Specialist

Shawn Heeter

732-681-8377 Ext. 11