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Education For The Inspired

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EXPLORE PIONEER ACADEMY
Pioneer Academy awarded best private school in Passaic County by Niche

THE PIONEER WAY

Pioneer Academy prepares young people for exceptional lives of purpose and accomplishment as global citizens, devoted to personal excellence and the greater good. Since our founding in 1999, we at Pioneer Academy have worked endlessly to establish a tradition of excellence and integrity, while continuously knitting a tapestry of accomplishment and impact in rigorous and ethics-driven college-preparatory education of students from PreK to 12.

Your Path to the Top

By pursuing their passions and committing themselves to personal excellence, integrity, intellectual rigor, and community impact, both inside the classroom and beyond its walls, Pioneer Academy students succeed each year in gaining admission to top colleges. From Harvard to Princeton, Johns Hopkins to UPenn and Brown, the results speak for themselves.
A Pioneer Academy high school student working on an experiment in Chemistry lab

STEAM Education

A high school student discussing his applications with Pioneer Academy Director of College Counseling

Result Driven College Guidance

A Pioneer Academy student with two Tanzanian primary school students during a relief project in Tanzania

Global Citizenship

360 Education

Pioneer Academy offers its students a full spectrum of outstanding academic programs enhanced by an impressive array of peer leadership, global immersion, athletic, and extracurricular activities.

Pioneer Academy offers its students a full spectrum of outstanding academic programs enhanced by an impressive array of peer leadership, global immersion, athletic, and extracurricular activities.

A view from the Pioneer Academy backyard, best private school in passaic county, prek - 12

Day & Boarding

Pioneer Academy Drama Club students performing Skellig by David Almond in Auditorium

Clubs & Activities

Pioneer Quick Facts

100%

College Acceptance
Rate

8:1

Student to Faculty
Ratio

80+

Student Clubs
& Activities

92%

Students accepted to TOP 100 Colleges

1570

Highest
SAT Score

72%

of Faculty with
Masters/PhD Degree

$9.7M

Scholarships Awarded (2021)

35

AP & Honors
Courses

Our Stories

At Pioneer Academy, we measure success not only by the places our community goes but by the distance each has traveled.  Can you picture yourself at Pioneer Academy?

Alumni

Alumni

The best thing that makes Pioneer stand out, is that you always have someone, whether a teacher or a counselor that is there to support you, motivate you and to inspire you throughout the application

Adin K. Class of '21
Princeton University

Student

A Pioneer Academy high school student attending a social studies class

Student

The teachers and staff at Pioneer definitely foster an intellectual environment in which students can question and think critically, which I believe is an essential part of the learning process. Pioneer Academy provided me with the opportunity to enhance my abilities and push myself further.

Sude P.
Upper School

Parent

Parent

Pioneer Academy is truly New Jersey's best kept secret. I can attest that Pioneer is the best that academia has to offer. The teachers are very committed to their students and the curriculum is very challenging. The facilities and labs are top notch. It offers courses that none of the other schools can.

Anela K.
Upper School Parent

Faculty

Pioneer Academy Director of College Counseling holding his tablet

Faculty

We have a student-centered classroom, we work on the workshop model by which the teacher will introduce minilesson and then it becomes all hands-on students are actively engaged actively engaged actively participated and this teacher now becomes a facilitator and guiding the students through the learning process.

Murat M.
Director of College Guidance

The Daily Pioneer

A week full of Spirit!

A week full of Spirit!

Our Lower School students had the best Spirit Week ever last week!
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Character Trait of the Month: Honesty

Character Trait of the Month: Honesty

At Pioneer Lower & Middle School, we cover a different character trait with various activities every month. This month's theme was Honesty!
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Clubs officially started. Let the Fun Begin!

Clubs officially started. Let the Fun Begin!

Whether you're an artist, chess grandmaster, athlete, scientist, coder, volunteer or even an origami fan; there is a club for you at Pioneer.
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