Message from the CEO

Dear CCSP Community,

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year at the Community Charter School of Paterson! This new school year promises to be our best year yet. The faculty and staff excited about this coming school year, and we are absolutely committed to provide the best possible learning climate for our scholars.

The mission of the Community Charter School of Paterson is to inspire our scholars, families and staff with opportunities to become successful, life-long learners.  The mission of the school identifies four key characteristics that are important in life, not just in school. These are Respect, Integrity, Success, and Excellence (RISE!).

We believe that CCSP scholars will achieve mastery of State and National standards and we have put rigorous and engaging programs in place to support this goal.  Our faculty is passionate, smart and dedicated to student success and we support them with the highest levels of professional development and in-class support.  

The Community Charter School of Paterson is a reflection of our entire community. Our policies are intended to provide a safe and orderly environment that will be 100 % focused on learning. As a community school we understand that students and families need more than just a strong academic program, so we will continue to offer before-school, afterschool, Saturday and Summer programs.  We will support family needs by providing vision, dental and hearing screenings.  We will offer programs for parents and family friendly community activities.  Our faculty and staff look forward to sharing their expertise in academics, special programs, and extracurricular activities. We encourage you and your families to be active participants in our school. Please get involved through classes, clubs, and activities.

On behalf of the entire Community Charter School of Paterson staff and community, best wishes for a fantastic 2016-2017 school year!


Mark Valli