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The future of our State and our country is sitting in our classrooms right now and that is a responsibility we take very seriously.

Strengthening and sustaining schools

Integrating technology into the classroom is imperative for 21st century learning. Teachers and students in Catholic Partnership Schools enjoy the benefits of SMART boards, classroom workstations, and fully equipped computer labs.

Our ministry to children includes empowering their families to value education’s significance. Our Family Support Programs allow us to provide necessary tools and resources to families that will reinforce classroom learning and help families identify and remedy barriers to children’s success.

Excellent Catholic schools provide an environment that nourishes the spirits and souls of children to sustain them for a lifetime. Our graduates are moving on to excellent high schools and later on, outstanding universities and professional trades.

Our responsibility is to provide an excellent education that gives children the skills they need for success in rigorous high schools so they have a choice of a college, profession, or trade. Measuring our success is important. It allows us to build on our strengths and to strengthen opportunities for growth.

Education is a transformative power that can positively change children’s lives and give them hope and a future of possibility. CPS co-curricular activities are designed to present new opportunities to students while enhancing their school-day learning.  

Catholic Partnership Schools believes that it is our obligation to insure mastery of core, foundational skills in reading and math. Our new literacy programs include the Children’s Literacy Initiative and First in Math.

Art becomes a unifying theme for Catholic Partnership Schools. In so many ways, the arts, whether visual, musical, or performing, can change everything. Art is a gift, an original gift that changes the one who receives and the one who creates.

Latest News

#GivingTuesday – December 2nd

  On December 2nd Catholic Partnership Schools will participate in #GivingTuesday, a worldwide effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses and individuals—to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving Holiday and the kickoff of the holiday shopping season, […]

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Catholic Partnership Schools Receives $250,000 Grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

CAMDEN, NJ – Catholic Partnership Schools has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to build capacity, stabilize and strengthen its post-parochial five-school educational initiative in Camden, New Jersey. Since its inception, nearly $25 million has been awarded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to improve the quality of and increase […]

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Fund a Future

The future of our State and our country is sitting in our classrooms right now and that is a responsibility we take very seriously. Our schools don’t simply educate students; they change the lives of thousands of children and their families at a fraction of the cost of public schools. Our donors’ support has helped […]

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Southern New Jersey Business Journal Impact Award

Catholic Partnership Schools received the March Impact Award from Southern New Jersey Business Journal. CPS Executive Director, Sister Karen Dietrich, SSJ, PhD, and CPS Board Chairwoman, were extensively interviewed. Click here to see the article

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National Catholic Reporter’s “Signs of Hope for Catholic Schools”

With the help of philanthropists, educational leaders seek sustainable models It seems like not a month goes by that the Catholic community in the U.S. is not faced with headlines about another set of Catholic school closings. Ten school closings in Buffalo, N.Y., were announced in January and at least six schools in Chicago are […]

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Catholic Star Herald on The Summit

The key word at the education summit held March 24 was “grit.”

Although the 250 attendees included academics educators, social workers and psychologists, the word “grit” is not new educational jargon. It’s grit, in the common sense everyday use of the word. As in determination, tenacity, a refusal to give up.

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2014 Education Summit Recap

“The summit, held by the Catholic Partnership Schools, a non-profit foundation operating the five Catholic schools in Camden, gathered 323 education professionals for a day of panel discussions and networking.” Read more at Philly.com by Julia Terruso

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Celebrate Catholic Schools Week!

In honor of Catholic Schools Week our Executive Director, Sister Karen Dietrich, SSJ, PhD, was interviewed by the Diocese of Camden’s Ampersand Blog about the joys and challenges of running our five Catholic K-8 schools.  You can read all about it by clicking here! Catholic Schools Week also marks the beginning of registration for new […]

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2013 Report to the Community

We’re pleased to present the 2012-2013 Report to the Community.

Growing Our Future. Deeply Rooted in a Legacy of Faith and Education.

2012-2013 Report to the Community

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A Partnership for Camden Schools

Board Chair, Christine Healey, recently wrote an Op-Ed piece on the impact and importance of the Partnership in the Camden community that appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer. This was written in response to the June state takeover of the Camden City District Schools.  The article discusses the Partnership’s focus on academic excellence and critical need to embrace a […]

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