About Unity

We believe our children learn best when they feel respected and valued for their unique qualities & learning styles, when they have a voice and a choice, and when they are appropriately and creatively challenged.

We believe the role of parents is to support academic and life-long growth of their children.

We believe the role of staff is to inspire and engage each child so they reach their highest intellectual, social, and emotional potential.

We believe excellence in education provides opportunities for students to develop self-confidence, social awareness and commitment to global citizenship.


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Welcome to our Unity Charter
School Community!

Unity is a truly special place. We believe that learning spans beyond textbooks, and that education is most valuable when it prepares students to face the real-world challenges of today and tomorrow. At Unity, we foster a culture of creativity, innovation and change that inspires a future generation of thinkers and doers, just as they inspire us.

Our tuition-free public elementary school (K-8) provides a holistic, student-centered learning experience, where academic excellence is infused with sustainability education and stewardship. Through a dynamic classroom approach, we invite students to explore and assess real-life challenges in order to acquire a deeper knowledge of the world in which we live. Our passionate staff develops 21st century leaders through exciting and engaging learning activities and actions.

Our unique field-based, interdisciplinary and service-oriented learning approach encourages students to thrive beyond the classroom walls. We’re proud to produce graduates that are engaged global citizens, inspired to tackle complicated issues and make a difference. We also take great pride in being named the only charter school in New Jersey—and one of only three schools in the nation—to have received the Eco-School’s USA Green Flag for Exceptional Green Achievement three times.

We are fun, inventive and artistic. We are enthusiastic, inspired and collaborative. We welcome a talented, diverse student population into the Unity family, where we provide a unique learning environment that champions acceptance, celebrates uniqueness, and is deeply rooted in our beliefs.

Check out our most recent NJ School Performance Rate HERE!


Here at Unity, we are passionate about our students and our world. We invite you to peruse our website and we encourage all prospective students and their families to visit our school. You will see the Unity Charter difference first-hand.

Connie Sanchez, Executive Director.


Unity Charter School exemplifies academic excellence, infusing Education for Sustainability throughout our school culture. Student agency drives critical thinking and advocacy through a constructivist learning approach to education. We are committed to making meaningful impact towards a sustainable future.


Unity Charter School will set a new paradigm for public school education and sustainability. Our students will be global citizens who change the world for the better.