The Paterson College Achieve Charter has received municipal approval to create space for 720 students at its Market Street campus, according to government records.
The College Achieve Paterson Charter School claimed it is a “high-performing” school while touting a waitlist of several hundred students in September. When questions, school officials could not back up their claim and refused to provide standardized exam scores.
School board member Manuel Martinez, who had been accused of sexual harassment that cost the Community Charter School of Paterson $90,000, has landed a higher paying job at the College Achieve Paterson Charter School.
The principal acclaimed for changing the academics of the Malcolm X Shabazz High School in Newark will lead the College Achieve Paterson Charter School when it opens in September.