The Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School (TEECS) is a tuition-free public school and the first K­-12 School in the state of NJ to focus specifically on green/renewable energy. TEECS’ mission is to offer a safe, secure, structured and stimulating educational environment to develop students’ academic, technical, personal, and critical thinking skills necessary to meet the standards that will enable them to succeed in a global economy, predicated on knowledge and innovation. TEECS will instill in every student the desire to continually expand their intellect and use the content knowledge and skills they’ve acquired to participate and responsibly shape the direction of a complex world with ever-increasing climate challenges and energy demand.

TEECS accepts students from three area school districts including Franklin, North Brunswick and South Brunswick Townships.

TEECS offers a high quality education program that:

  • Supports new instructional models focused on green/renewable energy
  • Offers various world languages including French, Spanish, Turkish and Hindi
  • Integrates community resources into the education program through services and support
  • Provides a rigorous STEM curriculum
  • Includes weekly offerings of not just phys. ed., art and music (including choir and band), but also character education, computer science and SmartTech (green technology)
  • Encourages parent involvement through home visits, PTO and school surveys
  • Highlights and supports our teachers through ongoing educational opportunities in-service, online and off-site courses
  • Offers a unique dual enrollment high school program in affiliation with Raritan Valley Community College, which allows our students to graduate with a diploma, as well as college credits