PLAINFIELD, NJ - The state Department of Education this week approved the launch of a new charter school in Plainfield.

Cresthaven Academy Charter School will open in September. In order to receive a charter, each charter school applicant team must meet the department's multi-stage approval process. 

Cresthaven is projected to have 75 kindergarten student this fall, with a Year Four grade enrollment projection of 300 students in grades K-3.