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Paul Robeson Charter School, a free, lottery-based, open-enrollment charter school serving students from across Trenton in grades 3-8. PRCS offers a rigorous college-prep curriculum where students are provided double reading and double math time to ensure they are prepared for the best high schools and colleges. In addition, Paul Robeson offers courses in science, social studies, art, physical education and more. The Paul Robeson Charter School approach to academics is designed to meet students where they are to ensure that all students can succeed.


1. Application for Admission –  Spots are filling up quickly! We are now accepting applications on a rolling basis. 

2. Lottery – Because we are not selective, if there are more applicants than spaces available, students will be entered into a lottery and chosen at random. Entry into our lottery is contingent upon the application being complete and submitted by February 25, 2022 by 2:00 PM. Paul Robeson’s lottery will be held on March 1, 2022 at 12:00 PM. Students not selected in the lottery will be placed on our waitlist.

3. Enrollment –  If a student is selected, parents must submit the completed enrollment packet on line by the date listed on the letter and prior to the first day of school or the student’s seat will be forfeited. An acceptance letter does not guarantee enrollment.

We look forward to receiving your application. If you have any questions or would like more information please contact the main office at (609) 394-7727 ext. 31100,dial ext. 31101 for Spanish, you may also email us at [email protected].