Marion P. Thomas Charter School

"It Takes a Whole Village to Raise a Child" - Welcome to our Village!

School Forms are due

Please submit your completed school forms as soon as possible. The following forms are due: Address verification documents, lunch application, health, media release and social history forms and the language survey.

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MPTC High School Dancers 

                                                                                                                    The Marching Tigers!

Renowned author and orator, Principal Kafele, implores high school scholars to "live on purpose"

Illustrator Bryan Collier's used MPTCS scholars (now alumni) as models for his book, "Lift Every Voice & Sing."  The artwork will be featured in a display at MPTC High School. Pictured left to right: E. Watson (Foundation board member); Shaquan Murphy (MPTCS Alumni); Bryan Collier; Xavier Taylor (MPTCS Alumni); Dr. Karen Thomas (MPTCS' CEO); Femi Amorin (MPTCS' SBA)

NEWARK 350:  The Academy Scholars Explore Newark

Wells Fargo employees become teachers during Junior Achievement Financial Literacy Day

                                                                                                                                                  High School Seniors Get In Formation

                                                          SELECT All Boys Class: The SELECT Elementary Academy will open in August 2016

Middle School Valedictorian (middle), Principal Gamble (left) and Vice Principal Hamilton (right)

Se habla espanol: 1st Annual Spanish speaking countries fair

                                                                                                                                                                    Black History Highlights

The Class of 2016 Graduation Ceremony

The Class of 2020:  Middle School Scholars "Moving Up" Ceremony

Ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the Marion P. Thomas Charter High School of Culinary & Performing Arts

The Learning Zone at MPTCS

                                                                                                                                  The MPTC High School Culinary Learning Zone

Keana Baxter, high school valedictorian, delivered a profound speech

Upcoming Events

SCHOOL CLOSED - Labor Day

Date: 9/5/2016
Location: All schools closed in celebration of Labor Day. School resumes on Tuesday, Sept. 6th.
Picture Day

Date: 9/8/2016
Location: SELECT Elementary Academy Middle School
Middle School Back to School Night

Date: 9/20/2016, 6 PM 7:30 PM
Location: 308 S. 9th St.
Elementary Campus Back to School Night

Date: 9/21/2016, 6 PM 7:30 PM
Location: 370 S. 7th St.
SELECT Elementary Academy and High School Back to School Night

Date: 9/22/2016, 6 PM 7:30 PM
Location: SELECT Academy, 88-108 Shipman St.; HS, 125 Sussex St.

News and Announcements

School Forms are due

Please submit your completed school forms as soon as possible. The following forms are due: Address verification documents, lunch application, health, media release and social history forms and the language survey.

Drop the Mic Conference

Marion P. Thomas Charter School is one of the proud sponsors of the "Drop the Mic Conference." This educational conference, for teachers, parents, college and high school students, will take place in Newark on Saturday, Sept. 24th. Renowned educator and author Dr. Christopher Emdin will be the featured guest speaker.

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