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.

Mission: 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. .

Vision: 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