Welcome to The Academy

The Academy of Our Lady of Peace is a Catholic elementary school in the Archdiocese of Newark serving students from PreK-3 through the eighth grade. We stress Catholic values, educational excellence and strong community bonds. Come see the difference The Academy makes!

Thank you to all our Parents and Guardians who attended Back To School Night. If you were unable to attend please contact your Homeroom Teacher for information you might have missed. A List of Teacher Emails and Schoolnotes links can be found on our website on this page – About Us – Faculty and Staff .

PowerSchool Parent Portal (on-line grading system) for Parents/Guardians is now accessible; notices were sent home Friday 9/26 with your IDs and passwords.

SchoolNotes is available for each teacher; please visit our For Parents  – SchoolNotes page where you will find each teacher’s direct link to his or her web page. Please click on the Notify Me link to register your email with your child’s teacher. You will be notified when the teacher’s page has been updated.


Casino Night
Saturday, October 25, 2014

6:30-11:00 PM
at the Holy Roller Lounge
(aka Our Lady of Peace Gym)
Age 21 and over please
Place your bets and join us for an evening filled with fun, games and great prizes!
Buy your tickets before 10/10/2014 and get $100 EXTRA Fun Money!  50/50 and Silent Auction Items!

Reservation Form (PDF)



Thank you to all of our Family Volunteers, DJ – Mr. Joe Cunder, Faculty and especially Mrs. Rhines and Mrs. Bennett for organizing a spectacular Walk-a-thon event for our students. Thank you also to all of our generous sponsors who donated money to benefit The Academy’s students and educational programs. The weather was beautiful, the music was fun, and our students enjoyed time outdoors with their friends!


To all of our parents, walkers, volunteers and sponsors:

A heartfelt “Thank You!” for all the hard work, time and energy you put into our Walkathon! Your dedication and support of this fundraiser is greatly appreciated, as is your commitment to The Academy. Please remember to return your pledge envelope by Friday, October 10. Individual and Family Prizes will be announced on October 17. Thank you for making the Walkathon a great success!

Nancy and Cindy

FallEnrichFall Enrichment Coming to The Academy Soon!

Come join the fun on Tuesday afternoons right after school starting October 21st.

Stay tuned for more details about course offerings, registration, etc.






CSW2014Our School Prayer“Our Lady of Peace, help me to bring a happy and peaceful day to everyone I work and play with here at school. Guide me to make good decisions, so that each person I encounter can be happier. Then, we can truly be a school full of your peace. Amen.”


The Academy of Our Lady of Peace was first accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in 2006. We recently participated in the re-accreditation process and have earned that honor again.

To learn more about the Middle States Association, please visit their website at www.msa-cess.org.