The Patrick School

Your Path to Excellence
Starts Here

Accepting New Students

 inspire and support students to strive for academic and personal excellence

At the Patrick School, we don’t drop the ball, and we don’t pass on academics. Under the guidance of our new Principal, Dr. Mary Jo McKinley, we are prepared to lead our students to both academic and athletic success.

We welcome students from grades 6-12 to become part of our community of learners and leaders. Our goal is to develop our children into well-rounded, confident individuals who are independent thinkers, ready to move forward.

Grades 6-12 + PG

Breaking down traditional walls to fulfill its commitment to academic excellence. Blended learning, non-traditional scheduling, community and university partnerships provide varied learning opportunities. 100% graduation rate. Varsity, JV and Freshman athletic teams ensure all students can participate.

TPS Academy Inc.

Students in grades 6 - 10 may register for the Training Academy. An extra-curricular program for everyone from the novice to major student athlete. 

Post- Grad:  Our post-graduate athletic program prepares every student-athlete for the challenges that await them in college and beyond.

TPS Academy athletes are eligible to participate on the National and Academy teams.

TPS/GSLA Summer School

The online summer school program  provides multiple sessions for students grades 6-12.  A wide range of original credit and recovery courses are available.

Our Story

The Patrick School seeks to inspire and support students to strive for academic and personal excellence within an ethical framework by placing the highest value on responsibility and honor, while consistently reinforcing progressive thought.


The Patrick School takes great pride in keeping what we offer – high quality academics, a safe, caring, strong community, top-flight athletic programs, many interesting clubs and activities, and college opportunities for all.

Latest News

School’s Out

School’s Out

School is out for the year. We will be back early January. What a first semester we have had! It has been amazing and we still have our trip to Sweden to look forward to. But tomorrow we are celebrating the end of the semester with going to the Kyrie Irving...

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First Annual Career Day

First Annual Career Day

At the Academy we know there are so many careers in basketball outside of actually playing. And we wanted to show our students their options. We invited presenters who have careers that are tied to their love and knowledge of basketball. We had a great event on the...

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Science Fair

Science Fair

Last week we had the First Annual Science Fair at The Patrick School. The students worked on their projects in class and at home. It was a great event and the students learned a lot. We had had some Hillside Councilmen and women come in to judge the projects. We are...

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(908) 353 5220


397 Columbia Avenue
Hillside, NJ

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us by using the following methods:

Phone: 908-353-5220
Mail397 Columbia Avenue, Hillside, NJ

About Us

The Patrick School is fully accredited by the Middle States Association, NCAA, NJSIAA and is registered with the NJ Department of Education for Non-Public Schools