In New Jersey, 100 public schools earned a College Success Award in 2019 based on their success in preparing students for college and ultimately career. The College Success awards recognize public high schools that stand out in getting students enrolled in - and staying with - college
Founded in 2010 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, the Academy for Urban Leadership Charter School is one of Middlesex County's comprehensive Public Charter Schools that serves students in seventh through twelfth grades. The school operates under the terms of a charter granted by the New Jersey Department of Education.
When the school first opened in 2010, it did not have the books, tables, or classrooms necessary for students to be in an adequate learning environment. Even the principal, at the time, had to serve as a lunch aide. Since then, AUL has developed to help students receive the education they deserve. AUL has expanded by opening two new campuses, expecting to provide the opportunity for students to continue to succeed, with graduation and college admission, as two of its goals.
AUL offers an advanced academic track and AP courses.
AUL Mission: To employ an educational design and experience that merges the highest standards of academic excellence while fostering convictions and commitment to social and economic justice.
Board Approved - Education Service & Reopening Plan 2020-2021
Our AUL Education Service Plan - Reopening School 2020-2021 will consist of three phases:
Phase 1: School will open on Tuesday, September 8 in a home-based virtual learning format for all students. The After-School Tutoring Program will take place every Tuesday through Friday, from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM. The 21st Century After-School Enrichment Program will take place every Monday through Friday, from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM. All After-School Programs will be online until Phase 2. Online Learning has been extended until Friday, February 5, 2021 (tentatively)
Phase 2: School will open with a hybrid model of school-based (in the building) instruction two days per week and home-based virtual. Families continue to have the option of home-based virtual learning. Based on guidance from the Department of Health, CDC, and state and local municipality, we will begin Phase 2 Hybrid Learning on Monday, February 8, 2021 (tentatively).
Phase 3: School will fully reopen for school-based learning (Date: To be determined). [Please click here to download the entire plan.]
Dear Academy for Urban Leadership Community,
On Monday, December 21, 2020, the Board of Trustees appointed me as the Interim Lead. It is my honor and privilege to serve you in this capacity. This appointment is effective December 23, 2020. As a newly appointed Interim Lead, I look forward to working with the board, administrators, teachers, staff members and the community, to ensure that our scholars continue their high-quality education and that the overall transition is a smooth one. [Please Read More]
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High School - Grades 9-12 High School
Erika Charles Aknaris Padilla
Anti-Bullying Coordinator Anti-Bullying Specialist
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Middle School - Grades 7-8 Middle School
Mabel Leonardo Susan Ho
Anti-Bullying Specialist Anti-Bullying Specialist
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