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!

Points of Interest:

    CIB tag dayOn Thursday, November 20th, there will be a Tag Day for our Christmas in the Box Ministry. Students can wear their regular clothes for a suggested $5 donation. All proceeds will be used to buy ShopRite gift cards for the Horizon School families that need our support.
  • ChristmasBoxLogoCHRISTMAS IN A BOX
    As Part of the Academy’s Ministry in Action Program, we invite each Academy family to be a Christmas Angel in our Christmas in a Box Gift Drive.
    The Academy has chosen to become actively involved in this opportunity to put faith into action. We can make a difference one child at a time! Christmas-In-a-Box Flyer


  • yolottaluvyogurtDo YoLottaLuv Frozen Yogurt?
    The Academy of Our Lady of Peace Foundation is hosting a fundraising event on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at: Yo Lotta Luv Frozen Yogurt & Dessert Shoppe, 258 Main St. Chatham. ..Not far from school.
    20% of the gross proceeds from the day’s sales will be donated to The Foundation, which provides financial need scholarships and merit awards to students and their families. All you need to do is visit the store on Tuesday, November 18 between 12 noon and 9 pm. Enjoy delicious frozen yogurt, frozen custard, Italian ice or other treats. A portion of your purchases will automatically be donated to The Foundation. Please spread the word to your family members and friends. Remember, the greater the day’s sales, the higher the contribution will be. MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT…  YoLottaLuv Frozen Yogurt Emporium


Please consider participating in Our Lady of Peace’s 50/50 December Raffle. There is a limited number of tickets and you can split the $100 ticket with friends and family.
Click here to read a letter from our Pastor, Fr. Bill Mahon, and to fill out an order form.

You do not need to be present to win however; you need to be in it to win it.  Hurry, the winning ticket will be drawn December 6th!




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.