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Why Transfiguration Academy?

When our parents, alumni and staff talk about their positive personal experiences at Transfiguration Academy, they often touch upon two common themes. The first is the academic excellence of our school that prepares Transfiguration graduates for great success at some of the most competitive and rigorous high schools and colleges in the country. The second theme is how our school community truly embraces and exemplifies the gospel values of love of God and love of neighbor.

Nationally Recognized Blue Ribbon School
In 2018, the U.S. Department of Education recognized Transfiguration Academy as a National Blue Ribbon School .† The School was eligible based upon its 2017 Terra Nova Assessment scores, which placed Transfiguration Academy in the top 15% of all schools, public and private, in the nation.

Closer to home, our students excel at local and regional assessments and competitions:

  • Among the top mean scores in the Archdiocese of Newark for the National Writing Assessment with higher group average scores than Bergen, Union, Essex and Hudson Counties.
  • Top 10 finish in the Future Cities Engineering Competition for four consecutive years Ė an annual statewide competition that attracts up to 250 students from across New Jersey
  • Top recognition at regional academic challenges

Intensive Pre-K Program
Education of the mind and spirit begins at a young age at Transfiguration Academy. Our PreK3 and PreK4 programs provide a warm and stimulating environment for the youngest minds and hearts. Learn more about out Pre-K programming .

Sports
Transfiguration offers a highly competitive sports program with a focus on basketball and volleyball. Our basketball league draws students from the Academy and St. Johnís CCD program. Learn more about our athletic program.

High School Scholarships & Beyond
Recognizing the value and preparation of our education, our students have earned over $2 Million, on a 4-year annualized basis, in scholarships to the finest High Schools in NJ and NY. Beyond high school, 97% of our alumni go on to college.