Camden City, N.J. – Students at Camden Academy Charter High School will have new opportunities to earn a four-year college degree under a new partnership with Camden County College and Stockton University.
Camden Academy will host a signing ceremony with representatives of the three schools at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 30 at the high school, 250 Federal St. Camden Academy students currently participating in the College (NOW)! Program along with 60 students in grades 8-11, who are eligible, will be in attendance.
Parking will be available at Camden Academy.
Media are asked to RSVP to Audrey Jacobson at Camden Academy Charter High School, (856) 365- 1000 x396, firstname.lastname@example.org
Stockton University contact Diane D’Amico 609 652-4593 Camden County College contact: Ron Tomasello 856 374-4949
About Camden’s Charter School Network
In 1998, Camden's Promise Charter School opened its doors to 100 sixth-grade students. Since that time, we have grown to an enrollment size of 2,300 students in grades PreK-12th across four campuses in Camden. At Camden's Charter School Network, our students are college bound. Camden Academy has graduated 15 senior classes with a 95% graduation rate. To focus on lifetime learning, we maintain a close connection to our alumni and assist them through their post-secondary plans, including colleges and universities, trade schools, the military and the general workforce. Active in the city of Camden, we employ an ongoing social justice curriculum. Working with community partners, our students provide over 15,000 hours of annual community service, keeping to our commitment to change the world.
About Stockton University
Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast. Our almost 10,000 students can choose to live and learn on the 1600-acre wooded main campus in the Pinelands National Reserve in South Jersey and at our coastal residential campus just steps from the beach and Boardwalk in Atlantic City. The New Jersey public university offers more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Learn more at Stockton.edu.
About Camden County College
Camden County College is one of the largest colleges in New Jersey and among the top in the nation for associate degree graduates. The college is a learning community committed to the success of our diverse student population in achieving their full academic, career, and personal potential while delivering a high-quality, inclusive, affordable, and accessible education. Courses are offered at campuses in Blackwood, Camden, Cherry Hill and online. Learn more at camdencc.edu