Paint Party for Saturday, August 27, 2016 is hereby cancelled!





2016-2017 Lottery applications are now available!  Apply Now!

 Our Mission

To employ an educational design and experience that merges the highest standards of academic excellence while fostering convictions and commitment to social and economic justice. Read more


We are deeply committed to providing a robust curriculum that is 100% aligned with Common Core. We provide intensive support and remediation when needed as well as advanced programs for students who progress at a faster pace. Read more


Enrollment at Academy for Urban Leadership Charter School is based on a random lottery. In order to enter the lottery, applicants must submit an application. Read more


At AUL we support student athletes both on and off the pitch, court, field, and mat. For more information on athletic programs and becoming a student athlete, read more.

News & Announcements


Congrats Class of 2016, you did it!

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


2016 Final Exams

June 20th, 2016 thru June 23rd, 2016 students will take their final exams from 8:00am to 12:00noon.

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The Academy for Urban Leadership and The Jewish Renaissance Foundation present the 1st Annual FUN FAIR

Friday, May 20th at AUL at 612 Amboy Ave. 6:00pm-10:30 pm, AUL Gym. FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL, Open to the Perth Amboy Community…Come join us for Food, Raffle Baskets, 50/50 tickets, face painting, tattoos, henna art, petting zoo, games, moon bounce and dunk tank, for sale.


Five New Jersey schools awarded Verizon innovative learning grants to enhance STEM education

Five New Jersey schools are recent recipients of highly competitive Verizon Innovative Learning Grants designed to accelerate innovative learning opportunities in under-resourced schools.

2016 Graduation Informational

Parents and guardians of graduating seniors are invited on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 at 6 PM to an informational session at the Main Campus that will cover guidelines for upcoming senior events including prom and graduation. Senior Class Co-Adviser, Mr. Tereshko will present and Parent Outreach Coordinator, Ms. Valentin, will be available to answer questions in Spanish. A packet of information outlining all information will be distributed and will be available to parents/guardians unable to attend.

Board approves Advanced Track Program

The Academy for Urban Leadership is proud to present the newly Board-approved Advanced Track Program. Within each Academy, there is at least one advanced track, providing students with the opportunity to gain college credit and/or industry certification. Read more

Academy for Urban Leadership Charter School Now Open to 8th Graders

With approval from the Department of Education (DOE), the Academy for Urban Leadership Charter School (AUL) is now expanding to middle school grades, beginning with the incoming 8th grade class for the 2016-17 school year and the rising 7th grade class the following year. Read more