Important Announcements

 

  • Winter Concerts: Wednesday, February 11th. K-3 9:00am - 10am; 4-6 10:00am - 11:00am
  • PARCC Information Night: Thursday, February 12th 6:00pm - 7:00pm. Learn about PARCC testing and what is means for your child.
  • View the TECCS Board meeting schedule.
  • Lottery results for 2015-16 are available here.
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Join Us for the 2nd Annual TECCS Gala

 

On Friday, February 6, 2015 from 7pm - 11pm, we will host a gala dinner at Casino in the Park (inside Lincoln Park) honoring Bob Hurley, Sr. To purchase tickets visit http://teccsgala.bpt.me. Use code GALA15 until January 16th to receive discounted tickets. Please see Vivian Santomauro, vivian.santomauro@teccsjc.org for more information.

Learn more about the gala.

 

Admissions

 

  • Applications for Admission for the 2015-16 school year were due January 8th, 2015. Applications received after the deadline will be placed on the waiting list. To apply, please download an application for admission
  • The Admissions lottery took place January 15th at 7pm. You do not need to attend the lottery in order for your child to be eligible for admission. Results of the lottery are available here.
  • Tours available every Friday at 9:30am by appointment. Please send an email to info@teccsjc.org or call (201)984-4151 to schedule a visit.
  • For more information, or to download the spanish version of our application, please visit our Admissions page.

A Peek At Our School

 

 

 

TECCS owes its educational philosophy to Socrates, Horace Mann, Clara Barton, Amos Gager Throop, and Felix Adler.  Schools founded by or named after some of these great thinkers have evolved into renowned institutions of learning.  Although the Ethical Community Charter Schools have been inspired by them, they are independent, publicly chartered schools and have no affiliation with any other institution.

 

Why TECCS? What is so important about our educational process?

 

TECCS is a school where teachers lead and collaborate with students in a culture of rigorous academics and mutual respect; where analytical thinking and creativity are prized over learning by repetition; where children become individuals of integrity, insight, autonomy - and socially productive citizens, workers, leaders.

TECCS is an ideal school for children of families that embrace the ideals of ethics, service, and social justice together with a demanding, well-rounded education of academic studies and the arts. The greater the participation of the parents, the greater the potential for the success of their children.

TECCS opened in the Mt. Carmel School, in September 2009, with three Kindergarten classes and three 1st-grade classes. Applications for admission for the 2012-13 school year are expected to be far greater than available places, therefore acceptance will be decided by lottery. Early applications are advised. Please go to Admissions for more details.

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