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Camden, New Jersey
Charters County
Environment Community Opportunity (ECO) Charter School
Environment Community Opportunity (ECO) Charter School is a public school located in Camden, New Jersey with 181 students in grades KG-7.
Highlights
Welcome to ECO Charter School (K-8), where emerging minds develop strong roots, achieving excellence through rigor, relevance, reflection, and relationships. We aspire. We collaborate. We empower.
Located in Camden’s educational corridor, we nurture students to become learners, leaders, guardians, and guides.
We believe schools must be safe places for all and that accountability isn’t measured by test scores alone (though ours are consistently notable). We enjoy a holistic approach to learning.
Awards

ECO Charter School is a recipient of the NRG Green Award, the SAIF Safety Award, and the school garden has been certified as a wildlife habitat.

Location
817 Carpenter Street
Camden, NJ 08102
Contact
Principal: Ms. Widelene Desarmes
856-963-2627
w.desarmes@ecocharterschool.org
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Grades
KG-7
White 0%
Black 64%
Asian 0%
Hispanic 36%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 0%
School size
181
students
Female 58.0%
Male 42.0%
Economically disadvantaged students 85%
Students with disabilities 15%
English learners 0%
Homeless students 0%
Students in foster care 2%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
23
Grade Percent of total students Students
Kindergarten 14%
25
1st Grade 13%
24
2nd Grade 17%
31
3rd Grade 14%
26
4th Grade 11%
20
5th Grade 17%
30
6th Grade 10%
19
7th Grade 3%
6
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English & language arts proficiency
52%
of students

Math proficiency
42%
of students

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Crime per 100 students
0.6
Incidents per year
Violence 1
Weapons 0
Vandalism 0
Substances 0
Harassment, intimidation, and bullying 0
Total incidents 1
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
54%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 1%
1 to 5 days 23%
6 to 10 days 30%
11 to 15 days 18%
Over 15 days 27%
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English 100.0%
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Learn more about Environment Community Opportunity (ECO) Charter School.

Mission

ECO Charter School empowers students to realize their vast intellectual and social potential by teaching them to think critically and creatively and by guiding them to unite mastered skills and content knowledge to create and pursue their own opportunities.

Academics

ECO Charter School's standards-based course of study features hands-on, minds-on, active learning approaches encouraging learning that is challenging, active, meaningful, collaborative, and public.

Clubs

ECO Charter School sponsors a student-led Environmental Council and a gardening club. Projects and activities are typically linked to an environmental endeavor and are designed to make a positive impact on local and global communities.

Programs

ECO Charter School''s supplemental Response to Intervention programming serves students in need of additional academic support.

Teachers

ECO Charter School leaders and faculty complete professional learning that is both off-site and job-embedded. Programming is personalized and includes mentoring, coaching, school visits, peer feedback, support for academic and assessment planning as well as classroom management.

Supports

ECO Charter School has a robust academic intervention program that includes six-week progress monitoring cycles. Innovative approaches are used to support special populations.

Health

ECO Charter School''s wellness programming includes at least fifty minutes of sustained physical activity daily, twenty minutes of recess daily, as well as health and nutrition education.

Parents

ECO Charter School''s Home and School Alliance sponsors monthly programs and workshops aimed at bringing students, families, faculty, staff, and school leaders together to collaborate, to learn, and to celebrate community. Activities feature speakers, forums, cultural explorations, celebrations, and excursions. We use Google Classroom and major social media platforms to communicate with families.

Facilities

ECO Charter School is housed in two recently-renovated buildings. Our school has two libraries, three technology labs, three school gardens as well as green space used for recreation.

School safety

ECO Charter School''s emergency preparedness programming is monitored daily and tested bi-weekly. Stakeholders are extensively trained in the areas of fire safety, evacuations, lockdowns, and other emergency scenarios.

Technology

ECO Charter School access technology and STEAM activities via the general curriculum.

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Transportation is provided for all students who reside in Camden City. School uniforms are mandatory at ECO Charter School.

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