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Essence Prep Academics

A robust curriculum

Our project-based learning challenges our scholars to excel

Project-based Learning
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) through Essence Prep VITALS
A robust after school program with an enrichment focus
Arts and entrepreneurship curriculums
A strong foundation in Numeracy and Literacy

Enroll your child

We now have openings for pre-k to 6th grade, in the future we will serve students pre-k to 8th grade!

Our student services include free transportation, free meals, a community Bibliotech, and a University Health System school-based health clinic.

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Work with Us

Are you ready to help shape the future and make a difference?

We are looking for caring teachers who bring subject matter expertise and unwavering commitment to set each student on a path to success and shape the future leaders of tomorrow. We intentionally look to hire staff that have roots in the community in which they teach.

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Investing in Essence Prep is an investment in our students and in our community.

All students deserve a transformative, high-quality school in the neighborhood in which they live. There is a need for a high-performing school with a proven track-record of success with students who live and will ultimately improve the community.


Chronicling Essence Prep in the Headlines

We are in the limelight for all the right reasons, see what is being said about Essence Prep

Essence Prep Board Members - Brian Dillard . Jackie Gorman . Kim Abernathey . George Padraza . Henrietta Munoz . Kanwal S. Lopez . Mike Frisbie . Marques Mitchell . Mary Gradney